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Rt rev Mar-Philexenos

Rt. Rev. Dr.Isaac Mar Philoxenos Episcopa

Episcopa of the North America - Europe Diocese

Dr. Isaac Mar Philoxenos Episcopa is a thinker and student inculcating all necessary streams of thought to develop spiritual fervour in the people of India through a dialogue based on grace which can inter connect Theology and Hindu Philosophy. He was born on 5th December 1951 as the son of late Sri AM Isac and Mariamma of Attupurath family of Mavelikkara Cherukole Mar Thoma Parish. He completed High School education from BH High School Mavelikkara. He completed BA Degree from Bishop More College, MA from Banares Hindu University and BD from Calcutta Bishops College. He was ordained as Semmas on 29th May 1976 and as Kaseessa on 9th June 1976. He served as vicar of Rajara, Bilaspur, Allehabad, Renuket, Singroli, Boston, Mumbai Santacruz Parishes. He got MTh Degree from Princeston Theological Seminary and Doctorate from Banaras Hindu University. It is significant that the university awarded Doctorate on the basis of research based on the place of grace in Vaishnava Philosophy and Christian Theology. This research was a fundamental search for ideology helpful for meaningful dialogue.

He was consecrated as Ramban on 31st August 1993 at Mavelikkara Thazhakkara Church and as Isac Mar Philoxenos Episcopa on 2nd October.

 

Address:
Rt. Rev. Dr.Isaac Mar Philoxenos
North America – Europe Diocese
Sinai Mar Thoma Centre,
2320 S.Merrick Avenue,
Merrick, NY – 11566, U.S.A.
Ph: 516-377-3311
Fax: 516-377-3322
Email: isaacmarp@yahoo.co.in (P)marphiloxenos@marthoma.inmarthomadiocese@gmail.com

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Priest , Artist , Cartoonist, Media Educator, Research Student

s/o Late Ninan Mathew and Thankamma Mathew

Other Services Rendered: President – Punamadam & Palakkunnathu Kudumbha Yogam Vice President – Kerala Council of Churches, Kottayam Zone Member – Kerala Cartoon Academy Member – Channel Committee, Mar Thoma Sabha. Director and Patron -Kerala Animation Academy Formerly Director – Mar Thoma Press and Mar Thoma Publication Society Editor – Malankara Sabha Tharaka President – Kerala Council Of Churches ,Kottayam Zone Excutive Member – Kerala Cartoon Academy Member – Mar Thoma Vaideeka Selection

Wife: Pushpa J Punamadam (Director Chethana, Former Head Mistress )

Children: Jithin J Punamadam And Neetha J Punamadam>