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 - Installed as the Bishop of Cochin. Also current Secretary General of Kerala Catholic Bishops' Council.