About Bishop
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Mar Remigiose Inchananiyil

As the eparchy enters its Silver Jubilee it was given a special gift in the form of Bp. Remigiose Inchananiyil as the bishop of the eparchy who belongs to this eparchy. He was born on July 26, 1961 at Vettilappara, in Malappuram district. His parents Inchananiyil Paul and Rosamma were the natives of Palai, who migrated to Malabar in the year 1959. Bp. Remigiose has six brothers and a sister.


He had his preliminary education at Vettilappara L.P. School and Moorkkanad U.P.School. Having completed his high school education at Areacode, he joined St. Joseph's Minor Seminary, Tellichery for priestly formation. He did his Philosophical and Theological studies at St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary, Vadavathoor, Kottayam.


He was ordained priest for the eparchy of Thamarassery by Bishop Mar Sebastian Mankuzhikary on December 26, 1987. He secured a Master's Degree in English Literature. In 1997 he was sent to Rome for higher studies and secured Doctorate in Canon Law from Holy Cross University in 2000. Returning to the eparchy he served as Bishop's Secretary, Chancellor and Consulter of the Eparchy, Secretary of the Presbyteral Council, Secretary of Priest Provident Fund and General Secretary of the Pastoral Council from 2000. He was the Judicial Vicar of the Eparchy from 2006. In the year 2010 Fr. Remigius Maria Paul Inchananiyil was elected as the fourth bishop of the eparchy of Thamarassery on January 18, 2010 receiving the name Mar Remigiose Inchananiyil on 8th of April 2010. He received the motto 'to be rooted and founded in love' (Eph.3:17) as the guiding principle for his pastoral mission.