His ExcellencY
Rt. Rev. Dr. Joseph Kariyil S.T.D

Started seminary life at Fortcochin. 1973 Dec 19th - Ordained Priest. He was assistant Parish Priest at Mundamveli and Basilica. 1978 - Went to Rome for higher studies. 1987-1992 Editor of Talent. 1992-2000 Director of  P. O. C. & Deputy Secretary General of Kerala Catholic Bishops' Council.  2000-2005 Vicar General, Diocese of Cochin. 2005-2009 Bishop of Punalur. 2009 July 5th -

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News

The Blessing and Opening Ceremony of the new St. Joseph's Bethlehem Church

The Blessing and opening ceremony of the new St.Joseph's Bethlehem Church, Chullickal on Saturday 30th, 2016 at 4 pm.

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Editor's Pick

The transfers of priests announced in the Diocese

His Excellency Bishop Joseph Kariyil has announced the...

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FAITH

Faith Formation is more than just Adult Education or a series of Faith Enrichment classes. Rather, Faith Formation is, ultimately, the spiritual, intellectual, emotional, and practical preparation for our

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Education

The Portuguese who entered the city for trade, made it the first capital of the Portuguese Government in India. In 1512 Affonso de Albuquerque, after his return from Malacca, established a school in Cochin

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SOCIAL SERVICE

The Cochin Social Service Society (CSSS) founded in the year 1966 by Rt. Rev. Dr Alexander Edezhath, the 32nd Bishop of the Diocese of Cochin, stands on the threshold of the final years of its Golden Jubilee.

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PILGRIMAGE & TOURISUM

A pilgrimage is a journey or search of moral or spiritual significance. It is a journey to a shrine or other location of importance to a person's beliefs and faith. In the diocese there are many pilgrim centers which

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