Mathews Mar Severios

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Mathews Mar Severios

Mathews Mar Severios
Church Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church
Diocese Idukki Diocese
Kandanad West Diocese
Predecessor Joseph Mar Pachomios
Orders
Ordination Deacon 1976
Priest 1978
Episcopa 1991
Metropolitan 1993
Personal details
Born (1949-02-12)12 February 1949
Vazhoor, Kerala

Dr. Mathews Mar Severios (born 12 February 1949) is a bishop of Indian Orthodox Church.

Early life[edit]

Mar Severios was born and brought up in Vazhoor, Kerala. He was educated at Kerala University and studied theology at Orthodox Seminary and Serampoor University. He also studied at Leningrad Theological Seminary and Pontifical Oriental Institute at Rome. He ordained as deacon in 1976 and a priest in 1978.[1]

Bishops[edit]

He ordained as bishop in 1993[2] and currently serving as the bishop of Kandanad West Diocese. He is teaching at Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kottayam since 1984. He is Secretary to the Holy Episcopal Synod.

He organised several charitable projects at the diocese level.[3] Mar Pachomios Charitable Society formed in the memory of the metropolitan of the diocese runs charitable projects namely Pratheeksha Bhavan, Prasanthi Bhavan, Prathyasa Bhavan, Pradanam Centre, Pramodam Project, Prasannam Bhavan, Prakasam Institute of Special Education and Prathibha Products.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "HG Mathews Mar Severios". ots.edu.in. Retrieved 2013-03-22. 
  2. ^ "Diocesan Bishop". malankaraorthodoxchurch.in. Retrieved 2013-03-22. 
  3. ^ "Mar Severios lauds Muscat Youth Movement's Role in Aiding Charitable Projects". orthodoxherald.com. Retrieved 2013-03-22. 

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