Dn. Anish Skariya from Malankara Arch Diocese of North America, has successfully completed his Masters of Theology Degree in area of Pastoral Theology from Trinity Divinity Seminary, Illinois. Also He holds Masters Degree in Divinity from St. Vladimir Orthodox Theological Seminary, New York, and a Baccalaureate Duel degree in Youth Ministry and Counseling from Trinity International University, Illinois. This is truly a milestone for the Malankara Archdiocese of North America, because Deacon Anish is the first deacon to have completed both the M.Div and M.Th Degrees.
Deacon Anish will continue his higher education by joining a top medical center in America to complete his residency in hospital chaplaincy, ultimately leading him to be a board certified Chaplain.
Dn. Anish is the son of Very Rev. Sakariya Corepiscopa Thelappillil, vicar of St. Peter’s Jacobite Syriac Orthodox Church, Northlake, Illinois, and Aleyamma Thelappillil (original members of St. George’s Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church, Peechanikad, Ankamally Diocese). Dn. Anish was born and raised in Chicago, Illinois and his sibilings are Abilash & Renaye and Ashlin Skariya.
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