FLASH NEWS - Rev. Fr. Mathew Karimpanackal (Ajiachan) as a Ramban today morning by His Holiness
- Dear All,
By God's Grace His Holiness Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, Patriarch of Antioch and All the East, Supreme Head of the Universal Syriac Orthodox Church ordains Rev. Fr. Mathew Karimpanackal (Ajiachan) as a Ramban today morning.
Ajiacahn served in many parishes of Grater India diocese and his last
appointment was at St. George JSO Church, Al Ain. He was transferred to Damascus from last week of September 2010 and was on probation under the current secretary of Indian affairs Rev.Fr. Markos Abraham (Joshi Achen).
Ajiachan belongs to St. George Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church, Cheppaud, Alleppy district (Nirnam diocese of Malankara Jacobite Syrian Christian Church) http://stgeorgecheppaud.org . Born on October 8, 1972 to late Mr. Cheriyan Abraham (Raju) of Karimpanackal Puthuenpurayil, Cheppaud & late Mrs. Mary M Mathew (Mukkottil Family, Kuzhikala). He did his Bachelor of Hotel Management (B.H.M) from Mangalore University. After his mother's death he turned to spirituality and did his Bachelor of Divinity (B.D) from the Malankara Syrian Orthodox Theological seminary, Mulanthuruthy, Kerala as the top scorer.
He was ordained as Mshamshono (Deacon) on 22 February 1998 by Late H. E Geevarghese Mor Gregorios & as a Qashisho (Priest) on 3rd July 2000 by H. E Thomas Mor Themothios at St. Joseph's Cathedral, Kottayam. He completed his thesis on - "Role of monastic movement in the revival of the Syriac Orthodox Church". Fr. Mathew had M.Th (Master of Theology) with 75% marks in Oriental Theology from Paurasthya Vidya Peedam (St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary ) Vadavathoor. He was one of the editor of the Kottayam Diocese Magazine.
Please give praise to the Lord. Request your prayers.
On behalf of members of Karimpanackal Family
Chevalier Thomas Daniel (Reji)