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H. G. Dr. Mathews Mar Timotheos Metropolitan

H.G.Dr. Thomas Mar Thimotheos Metropolitan

H. G. Dr. Mathews Mar Timotheos

His Grace was born at Painuvilla Puthenveedu House, Mavelikara as the son of Mr. P. J. Baby and Mrs. Thankamma Baby on May 3, 1963. His home parish is the famous St. Mary’s Orthodox Cathedral, Puthiyacavu, Mavelikara.  

He took his B. Sc degree from Bishop Moor College, Mavelikara, G.S.T. from Orthodox Seminary, Kottayam and B.D and M. Th from Serampore College, Calcutta. He took his Licentiate in Sacred Scripture from the Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome and his doctoral degree from the Pontificia Studiorum Universitas, Rome. He also took a diploma in Biblical Archeology from the Pontifical Institute, Jerusalem.

 

Rev. Fr. Dr. Mathew Baby is a multilingual scholar.  Aside from English and Malayalam, he is well versed in Italian, French, German, Aramaic, Greek and Hebrew. He has served in many key positions such as the Joint Secretary of St. Thomas Orthodox Vaidika Sanghum, Publisher of the Purohithan quarterly, Secretary of the Vattasseril Mar Dionysius Charitable Fund, Dean of Post Graduate Studies-FFRRC, Member of the Board of Studies for Old Testament, Serampore University, Member of the Bible Translation Committee-Bible Society, Kerala, Registrar of Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kottayam.


His priestly ministry is spread over 18 years and has served as Asst. Vicar and Vicar in 8 parishes under the jurisdiction of three dioceses, namely Kollam, Kottayam and Mavelikara. He has published several books including OVBS text books, Teacher’s Guide etc and an exegetical study of Psalm 24 which was published in Rome.

The Malankara Syrian Christian Association met on 11 Sep 2008 at Pampakuda elected him as the bsihop along with six others. On 4 Dec 2008 His Holiness Baselius Marthoma Didymus I professed him as Ramban. On 19 feb 2009 he was ordained as bishop by H.H.Baselius Marthoma Didymus I, at St. George Orthodozx Church, Puthupally.

 
 
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