Dr. Mathew Samuel decorated with Chevalier title
- Dr. Mathew Samuel has been decorated with the title Chevalier for his contribution for the beginning and activities of Jacobite congregation at Perth, Australia. The St.Aphrem’s medal was presented to him by Catholicose HB Mor Baselios Thomas I. The public meeting was held on 21st August at St. Peter’s JSS Cathedral, Thiruvananthapuram at 7.30 PM. The Metropolitan of Australia and Kozhikode dioceses HE Mor Iraneos Paulose was present for the function. Felicitations were given by Rev Fr. Anish T. Varghese, Rev. Fr. Mathias Kavunkal, Comm. Dr. C.A. Ninan, Bar Eto Briro Dr. D. Babu Paul and Chev. Koshy M. George. A memento was presented to Chev. Dr. Mathew Samuel by St. Peters Morth Mariam Vanitha Samajam. A ponnada was given by Church Secretary Mr. Elias. Reply speech was delivered by Chev. Dr. Mathew Samuel.
Dr. Mathew Samuel is a Consultant Psychiatrist at Perth, Western Australia and belongs to St. Peters JSS Cathedral Thiruvananthapuram. He is the eldest of three sons of Mr. M. Samuel ( Currently Trustee of St. Peters JSS Cathedral) and Mrs. Ammini Samuel. His wife is Dr. Binu Susan Kuruvila , who is doing her fellowship in Cardiology at Perth. They have two daughters – Reshma and Shreya. His youngest brother Dn. Dr. Paul Samuel , an ENT surgeon serves as Youphadyakno of Kollam diocese currently in Thiruvananthapuram.