On February 18, 2012 Major Archbishop George Alencherry was made Cardinal and a member of the Consistory. Major Archbishop Mar George Alencherry. Pope Benedict XVI confirmed the election on 25th May 2011. He was the Vicar General of the archeparchy of Changanachery from 11th November 1996 until he was appointed the first eparch of Thuckalay and was ordained Bishop on 2nd February 1997. By Matters India Reporter Kochi, Aug 24, 2020: Cardinal George Alencherry, head of the Syro-Malabar Church, has urged his people to observe lent for seven days from September 1 to seek divine assistance to fight the coronavirus pandemic that continues to wreak havoc in the world, especially in India. The new major archbishop is proficient in Malayalam, Tamil, English and French. The Motto of SyMM is "Know the Mission and Be a Missionary”. Srampickal noted that his own episcopal motto is “to do the work of an evangelist” from 2 Timothy 4:5. Geevarghese is his baptismal name. While he pursued his studies in the minor seminary, he obtained his BA in Economics from St Berchmans’ College with second rank in the University of Kerala.. After the minor seminary studies he was sent to St Joseph’s Pontifical Seminary, Aluva where he completed his philosophical and theological studies. He is 75 years old and is a Aries. However, in 2004, the Holy See granted full administrative powers to the church, including the power to elect bishops.At present Cardinal Alencherry is a member of the Pontifical Council for Christian Unity, Congregation for the Of- ental Churches, congregation for the Doctrine of Faith and International Council for Catechesis. KOCHI: Syro-Malabar Major Archbishop Mar George Alencherry has been elevated to the status of Cardinal. He was ordained bishop on 2nd February 1997 at Thuckalay by Mar Joseph Powathil, the then archbishop of Changanacherry. His Holiness Pope Benedict XVI nominated Mar George Alencherry a member of the college of cardinals on 6th January 2012. The Syro-Malabar Church Today His Beatitude participated in the Conclave which elected Pope Francis. On 26th May 2011 the Syro-Malabar Major Archiepiscopal Synod elected Mar George Alencherry as the father and head of more than 40 lakhs Syro-Malabar faithful living all over the world. Joy Alappat as the first auxiliary bishop of St. Thomas Syro Malabar diocese in Chicago. Mar Alencherry va realitzar la seva educació primària a l'Escola St. Mary de Thuruty, i l'educació secundària al St Berchman's High School, Changanacherry. He served the Church in Kerala in that capacity until 1993. Contact Address Cardinal George Alencherry was born on 19 April 1945 as the sixth child of Philipose and Mary Alencherry in Thuruthy in the Syro-Malabar Catholic Archeparchy of Changanassery. Mar George Alencherry had his primary schooling at St Mary’s School, Thuruthy and secondary education at St Berchmans’ High School, Changanacherry. While he pursued his studies in the minor seminary, he obtain… When Pope John Paul II established the diocese of Thuckalay on 11th November 1996 Mar George Alencherry was appointed its first bishop. His Beatitude Mar George Card. Major Archbishop Mar George Cardinal Alencherry Mar George Alencherry was born on 19th April 1945 in the parish of Thuruthy in the archdiocese of Changancherry as the sixth child of the ten children of Mr. Philipose and Mary Alencherry of whom two others are priests (Fr. El seu nom de baptisme és Geevarghese. Phone: 0091-484-2363664 The appointment of Mar Alencherry as … He began his priestly formation in 1961 at the archdiocesan minor seminary at Parel, Changanacherry. Thalassery Archbishop Mar George Valiyamattom made the official announcement after receiving the approval from Vatican. (PRWEB) September 28, 2014 In a tradition-filled Syro Malabar liturgy that was a solemn spiritual feast, in the presence of thousands of devout faithful, over 200 priests and sisters, and 15 bishops from the US and India, His Beatitude Cardinal George Alencherry consecrated Rev. At the consistory on 18th February 2012 he was raised to the dignity of a cardinal. Jose Alencherry and Fr. Ad Limina - March 2011: Bishop Consistory - February 2012: Created Cardinal Conclave - 2013: Participated Ad Limina - October 2019: Bishop Event The Pope created him Cardinal in the consis- tory held in Rome on 18th February 2012. He then directed the Pastoral Orientation Centre, Cochin, inter-ritual, which depends on the Kerala Catholic Bishops’ Council (KCBC). The school intends to shape every student to a wholesome personality ensuring good character, genuine love for humanity and service to fellow men as well as developing qualities of leadership, independent thinking and courageous adherence to principles. These shady deals involving Cardinal Mar George Alencherry created a huge loss to Ernakulam-Angamaly archdiocese,” said the priest. The police team probing the alleged irregularities in the controversial land deal by the Syro-Malabar Church has submitted a report before the … The Major Archiepiscopal Assembly of the Syro-Malabar Church is a canonical assembly, where,"in fidelity to the teachings of the Church and in obedience to the legislation given by the Roman Pontiff to the Eastern Catholic Churches," the Syro-Malabar Church responds to the contemporary issues pertaining to the life of her children in all walks of life. He is the first head of the Syro-Malabar Church to be elected by its Synod. Our motto is "to be the face of Jesus and the voice of Church". George Alencherry (bahasa Malayalam: ജോർജ് ആലഞ്ചേരി), atau jika lengkap dengan gelarnya Mar George Kardinal Alencherry, adalah Uskup Agung Mayor dari Gereja Katolik Siro-Malabar dan Uskup Agung Eparki Agung Mayor Katolik Siro-Malabar Ernakulam-Angamaly.Ia terpilih oleh Sinode Suci Gereja Siro-Malabar pada 26 Mei 2011, menggantikan Maran Mar Varkey Vithayathil. The controversial land … Jose Alencherry and Fr. The fake documents that included details about money transfer of ₹16 lakh from the account of Mar Alencherry to a hotel chain company were created by the fourth accused on … His Beatitude Cardinal Maran Mar George Alencherry is the current Major Archbishop of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church and the Archbishop of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Major Archeparchy of Ernakulam-Angamaly. P B No. Later he continued his higher studies at the Pontifical Institute of Theology and Philosophy from where he obtained his master’s degree in Theology in first rank. Mar George Alencherry was born on 19th April 1945 in the parish of Thuruthy in the archdiocese of Changancherry as the sixth child of the ten children of Mr. Philipose and Mary Alencherry of whom two others are priests (Fr. Alencherry was born in Thuruthy, Changanacherry. Francis Alencherry, SDB) and one, a religious sister (Sr. Cherupushpam, S.A.B.S.). Mar Bosco Puthur was appointed as Curia Bishop of Ernakulam-Angamaly on 15 January 2010. After completion of studies at Aluva Mar George Alencherry was appointed as assistant vicar at the Cathedral church of Changanacherry and later Director of the Archdiocesan Faith Formation department. Alencherry appointed Mar Gregory Karotemprel, Bishop Emeritus of Rajkot Eparchy, as the first director of this Association.He did an outstanding pioneering work and was relived in the month of August 2014, after three years of excellent service. He served as a professor of Pastoral Counselling and Systematic Theology at the Faculty of Paurastya Vidyapitham, Pontifical Oriental Institute of Religious Studies, Vadavathoor, Kottayam, and at the Pontifi- cal Institute of Theology and Philosophy in Alwaye. Pin: 680121, Phone:  0480 282 6820Email: ijkbph@gmail.com, © 2020 www.Irinjalakudadiocese.com  |  All Rights Reserved. View new updates on George Alencherry’s earnings, income, bio, and facts below ⤵ On 24 May 2011 Mar George Alencherry was elected as new Major Archbishop and installed following 29 May. On his return from Paris, he was appointed Director of the Centre for Catechesis (Sandesanilayam). Mar George Cardinal Alencherry, Kakkanad, India. Geevarghese is his baptismal name. While Mar George Alencherry was pursuing higher studies at Aluva he served also as pro vicar of the filial church at Periyarmugham in the archdiocese of Ernakulam-Angamaly. 9.7K likes. Hash tag backing for George Alencherry. George Alencherry va néixer el 19 d'abril de 1945, sisè fill de Philipose i Mary Alencherry a Thuruthy, a l'arxieparquia de Changanassery. Phone: (0484) 2352629, 2352906 Alencherry appointed Mar Gregory Karotemprel, Bishop Emeritus of Rajkot Eparchy, as the first director of this Association.He did an outstanding pioneering work and was relived in the month of August 2014, after three years of excellent service. Laity of the Metropolitan of Changanacherry February 18, 2012 Major Archbishop 's P. 1945, sisè fill de Philipose i Mary Alencherry a Thuruthy, a sister. Ordained bishop on 2nd February 1997 at Thuckalay by Mar Joseph Powathil the..., April 19, 1945 ( Baby Boomers Generation ): 0480 282 6820Email: @... 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