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Rev Fr Varghese Paul

Rev Fr Varghese Paul

Fr.Varghese Paul belonging to Attingal Parambil family, was born on 8th November 1977 at mulanthuruthy. He was baptized in his parish church at St.George Simhasana Church Perumpilly. His parents were very religious and involved in church activities. His father A.C Paul and mother Thankkamma Paul always took care of their children’s spiritual growth. Achen was the youngest of his five siblings- one brother and four sisters. He was nourished by the love, blessings and guidance of Late Perumpilly Thirumeni (H.G Mor Gregorious Geevarghese) – Achen’s Godfather.

Achen took Bachelor Degree in Economics from St. Peter’s college, Kolenchery followed by a Computer Diploma from LBS Kalamassery. He then did his Bachelor Degree in Theology (BD) at MSOT Seminary Vettickal Mulanthuruthy with the blessings of his parents and H.G. Mor Titus Eldho.

He was ordained as ‘Koruyo’ by Catholicose H.B. Mor Baselios Thomas I in 2004 at Mor Aphrem Seminary Vettickal Mulanthuruthy. His ‘afudiyakno’ ordination was celeberated by H.G. Mor Titus Eldho at St.George Simhasana Church Perumpilly on 8th May 2004.

Achen did Masters in Hospital Administration from ICHA Ernakulam. He worked as secretary of Mor Gregorious Joseph Thirumeni for three years and later as Administrator of Gautham Hospital in Fort Kochi.

He was ordained as priest by H.G Mor Gregorious Joseph at St. George Smihasana Church Perumpilly on 26th July 2008. He was vicar of St.George Jacobite Church Kakkadu.

He is with the Malankara Arch Diocese in North America since 2011, and served at St. Mary’s Whiteplains New York, St. Peter’s Syriac Orthodox Church Houston and St. Basil’s Syriac Orthodox Church Ohio.

Since January 2013, he is serving as vicar of St. Ignatious Church Dallas. Achen is also the Secretary of H.G. Mor Titus Eldho and serving as Arch Diocesan Manager of Bishop House at New York.

About his Family - wife Honey belongs to Mar Thoma Church Mulanthuruthy . She is an Ayurveda Doctor. Achen and ammai are blessed with a three year old boy Eldho.

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