G. Dr. Mathews Mar Thimothios
Diocesan Metropolitan – UK-Europe & Africa
G. Dr. Mathews Mar Thimothios Metropolitan was born on 3rd May 1963 as the eldest son of Mr. P.J. Baby and Mrs. Thankamma Baby of Painuvilla Puthenveettil family. His Grace is a member of St. Mary’s Cathedral Puthiakavu, Mavelikkara.
His Grace took his degree as a student of Bishop Moore College Mavelikkara, G.S.T from Orthodox Theological Seminary and B. D and M.Th. from Serampore University. His Grace has also attained the Licentiate in sacred scripture from the Pontifical Institute in Rome and Diploma in Biblical Archeology from the Pontifical Bible Institute in Jerusalem.
His Grace is a scholar in Italian, French, German, Aramic and Hebrew apart from English and Malayalam. His Grace has served as Joint Secretary of St. Thomas Orthodox Vaidika Sanghom, Publisher of “Purohithan” Magazine, Executive Committee Member of the Priest Fellowship in Rome, Secretary of Vattasseril Mar Divanyasios Charitable Fund, Dean of Postgraduate Studies and Registrar of Orthodox Theological Seminary.
His Grace has served as assistant vicar and vicar in eight parishes in Kollam and Mavelikkara. dioceses. His Grace has prepared O.V.B.S text books, teacher’s guide and a study based on the 24th Psalm. His Grace was ordained as Ramban on 4th December 2008 at Parumala.
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