Category: About Thirumeni

Birth Of Thirumeni

Family Of Thirumeni: Pampady is a beautiful village in the Kottayam district of Kerala, India. Majority of the people there belonged to Orthodox Syrian Christian Denomination. “Karinganamattom” Family is one such old time, famous Orthodox Syrian Christian Family, a branch of which is the “Moolakara” Family into which Our Thirumeni was born. Parents of Thirumeni:…

Consecrated as the Metropolitan on 16 February, 1929

Ordination as the Metropolitan: Due to the insistence of Vattasseril Thirumeni and Mathews Mar Ivanios of Kottayam diocese, Ramban was ordained as the Metropolitan on 16th February, 1929 by the Late Moran Mar Baselious Geevarghese 11 Catholicose. This was the next day after which Baselious Thirumeni took over as the Catholicose. Hence Pampady Thirumeni is…

Thirumeni’s Beloved Servant – ‘Pottan’

Only very few know who and what Thomas the deaf and dumb, but remarkably loyal servant of Rambachan was or his daily chores in the service of his beloved master. Thomas came on Mithunam 18, 1090, as Rambachan’s cook. He belonged to the Ooppootil family of Veloor Karickamattom. His father was a regular help for…

Deaconship on 5 February, 1899

Sub-Deaconship on 5 Feb, 1899 (Age of 14) Thirumeni was made the Sub-Deacon and given title of the “Korooyo” (sub-deacon) at the Pamapady Church on 5 Feb, 1899 at the age of fourteen by Poulose Mar Athanasios, who was in charge of the Kottayam diocese. Along with Thirumeni at that time itself, Rev Father O.C.…

Studies Of Thirumeni

Education: As per the usual custom that prevailed during those times, it was at the age of 5 (1890) that Thirumeni first started his official education. There was at that time, a small school at Karakuzha on the side of K K Road. Later this was moved near to the small church at Pampady. Hence…

About Thirumeni

Birth Of Thirumeni on April 5, 1885 Studies Of Thirumeni Deaconship on 5 February, 1899 Priesthood on 28 July, 1906 Made Ramban by Kadavil Paulose Mar Athanasios on 29 July, 1906 Established the Mar Kuriakose Dayara near Pampady in 1914 Thirumeni’s Beloved Servant – ‘Pottan’ Consecrated as the Metropolitan on 16 February, 1929 Titled ‘Kuriakose…