St. Gregorius Chathuruthil (A.D. 1848-1901)
- St. Gregorius Chathuruthil (A.D. 1848-1901)
by Fr. Dr. K. Mani Rajan Corepiscopa
Gregorius was born at Mulanthuruthy on 15 June 1848 (M. E. 1023 Midhunam 3). His parents were Chathuruthil Mathew and Kallarackal Mary. Gregorius was called Geevarghese (Kochyppora). He had two brothers (Kurian and Varkey) and two sisters (Mary & Eli).
Mary, mother of Geevarghese, died when he was two years old. His elder sister Mary took care of him. He had preprimary education at the feet of Onakkavil Ayya and later with Mani. After the primary education his theological studies were with Rev. Geevarghese who was his father’s brother.
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