Lawrence Mukkuzhy

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Mar Lawrence Mukkuzhy
ChurchSyro-Malabar Catholic Church
Installed24 April 1999 [1]
Ordination27 Dec 1978 [1]
Personal details
Birth nameLawrence Mukkuzhy
Born(1951-08-31)31 August 1951
Hosmota, Kadaba, Karnataka, India
ParentsLate Smt. Rosa Mukkuzhy and Late Shri Thomas Mukkuzhy
EducationPhilosophy and Theology at the Pontifical Seminary, Aluva [1]

Mar Lawrence Mukkuzhy (born 31 August 1951) is the Syro-Malabar Catholic bishop of Diocese of Belthangady .[1]

Early life[edit]

Mar Lawrence Mukkuzhy was born on 31 August 1951 at Hosmota, [Kadaba] in Dakshina Kannada. He was born as the 7th child to Thomas Mukkuzhy and Rosa Mukkuzhy. After his school at Aranthodu and Sullia, he joined St. Joseph's Minor Seminary, Thalassery. Mar Lawrence Mukkuzhy graduated from Nirmalagiri college, Kuthuparamba. Mar Lawrence Mukkuzhy completed his Philosophy and Theology studies from Pontifical Seminary in Aluva. On 27 December 1978 by Bishop Mar Sebastian Valloppilly, Lawrence Mukkuzhy was ordained as priest. He secured Master degree in English Literature from the University of Mysore.[1]

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  1. ^ a b c d e "belthangady diocese".

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