5th Dhukrono of Mor Koorilos MarkoseFormer Metropolitan of Niranam, Thiruvananthapuram & Kuwait dioceses.
The late lamented Metropolitan, Markose Mor Koorilos of Niranam,
Thiruvanathapuram and Kuwait dioceses, was born in the Ramanthara family of Nattassery, Kottayam on 6th October 1946 to Varkey and Aleyamma. He completed his B.A Degree from C.M.S College, Kottayam and G.S.T from M.D.Seminary, Kottayam. Late Mor Gregorios Geevarghese
ordained him as Priest. He served as the vicar of the churches in
Kurichy, Pangada, Bahrain, Roorkela and Bhilai. He was also the Head of the Dept. of Syriac at the Malankara Syrian Orthodox Theological Seminary, Mulanthuruthy and Chief Editor of the Journal of the Kottayam Diocese. He was ordained as Raban on 6th August 2000 at the St. George Simhasana Church, Perumpilly by H.G. Mor Dionysius Thomas. On 14th January 2001, H.H the Patriarch of Antioch and all the East Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas ordained him Metropolitan by name Mor Koorilos, at the Patriarchal Cathedral in Ma'arat Saydnaya, Damascus, Syria. Mor Ivanios Mathews, the Metropolitan of the diocese of Kandanad was also ordained along with him.
A Tribute to my Markose Achan (L.L. H.E. Markose Mor Koorilose),
by Rev. Fr. Dr. Biji Chirathilattu
Aboon Pray for us