• Born-03  November  1974

  • Parents-Mr. C M Joseph & Mrs. Mary Joseph, Chully Family of Alwaye

  • Parish Church-St. Mary's Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church, Thrikkunnath, Aluva (Angamaly diocese, Angamaly Region)

  • Education-Master Degree in Economics

  • Theological Studies-B.D. from United Theological College, Bangalore

  • Doctorate in Theology (D Th) from the Paris Lodron University, Salzburg, Austria in Patristic Theology "Integrity of Creation in the Theology of Ephrem The Syrian, A patristic Eco Theology" from the Salzburg University of Austria

  • Korooyo-02 January 2004 (ordained by Catholicos H.B. Baselios Thomas I)

  • Kassisso-26 September 2005 (ordained by Catholicos H.B. Baselios Thomas I)

  • Ramban-27 December 2011 (by Catholicos H.B. Baselios Thomas I)  

  • Metropolitan-15  January  2012  (ordained by His Holiness Ignatius Zakka-I Iwas, Patriarch of Antioch & All the East)

  • Current Responsibilities-

  • Metropolitan of Muvattupuzha region of Angamali diocese & Patriarchal Vicar of UK & Ireland 

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Merits

  1. Doctorate in Theology (D Th) from the Paris Lodron University, Salzburg, Austria in Patristic Theology – “Integrity of Creation in the Theology of Ephrem the Syrian. A Patristic Eco-theology” – guided by the Head of the Department of Biblical Studies and Ecclesiastical History Univ. Prof. Dr. Dietmar W. Winkler.

  2. Certificate in German Language from Ostkirchliches Institut, Regensburg, Germany.

  3. BD (Bachelor of Divinty) from The United Theological College, (UTC) Bangalore, Karnataka, India.

  4. MA Economics from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

  5. BA Economics from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala, India.

  6. Matriculation from Vidyadhi Raja Vidya Bhavan Higher Secondary School, Aluva, Kerala, India.

 Languages Known

        Malayalam, English, Hindi, German, Syriac, Hebrew, Greek, Arabic, Sanskrit

Languages Speak

        Malayalam, English, German

Assignments

Ecclesial

  1. Vicar of St Marys Marygiri Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church, South Vazhakkualam (December 2011)

  2. Priest Vice-president of Akhila Malankara Jacobite Syrian Youth Association (November 2011 – December 2011)

  3. MSOT Seminary Professor – Dept. of Theology (June 2011 – )

  4. Hostel Warden of MSOT Seminary, Vettickkal (June 2011 – December 2011)

  5. Vicar of St. Athanasius Patriarchal Cathedral, Puthencruz (April 2011 – December 2011)

  6. Vicar of St. Marys Syrian Orthodox Church, Switzerland (December 2005 – January 2011)

  7. Vice-president of Morth Mariyam Vanithasamajam, MSOC Middle Euorpe Region (September 2009 – January 2012)

  8. Vice-president of MSOC Middle Europe Region Council (June 2008 – January 2012)

  9. Vice-president of MSOC Europe Council (December 2005 – June 2008).

  10. Malankara Syrian Orthodox Theological Seminary (MSOT), Vettickal, Kerala, India in various capacities as Tutor, Library and Field Education-in-charges (June 2004 – September 2005).

  11. Secretary of St. Marys Syrian Jacobite Sunday School, Aluva (1994-2000).

  12. Treasurer of Mor Athanasius Youth Association, Aluva (1995-1999).

  13. Mor Athanasius Singers, Aluva, Member (1995- ).

Societal

  1. Vox Dei, Aluva, Ecumenical Choir Member (2004- ).

  2. Vice-Chairperson of YMCA Ernakulam Sub-region, Kerala Chapter (1997).

  3. President, Treasurer of Uni-Y Aluva, University wing of Aluva YMCA (1995 – 1996).

  4. President of Hi-Y Aluva, High School wing of Aluva YMCA (1990).

Literary Corpus

  1. “Women in the Church”. A ‘Renewal’ Perspective from St. Ephrem the Syrian. (Hekamtho 2011-2012, Malankara Syrian Orthodox Theological Seminary Magazine, MSOT Seminary, Vettickal).

  2. The earth is the Lord’s and all that is in it (Psalms 24:1): An Eco-theological Perspective (Malayalam). (Holy Chrism 2011. St. George Jacobite Syrian Church, Kutta, Kerala).

  3. Jesus Christ as Medicine of Life. A St. Ephrem Christological Perspective. (Silver Jubilee Souvenir 2009. Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church, United Kingdom).

  4. Ephräm der Syrer. Patron der Öko-theologie (German). (Souvenir 2009, St. Marys Malankara Syrian Orthodox Church Vienna, Austria).

  5. Kerala Model Economy. A Green Economic Perspective (Malayalam). (Samasya 2008, Kerala Cultural Society Publication, Vienna, Austria).

  6. The Passion of Christ. God’s Love for the Household. (Shroro, SOC Digest April 2007, Internet Publication).

  7. Theology of Music. (Hekamtho 2006, Malankara Syrian Orthodox Theological Seminary Magazine, MSOT Seminary, Vettickal).

  8. Oikonomia Tou Theou. A Paradigm for Market Economy. (Hekamtho 2005, Malankara Syrian Orthodox Theological Seminary Magazine, MSOT Seminary, Vettickal).

  9. Lent/Fasting. A Syrian Orthodox Ethical Perspective (Malayalam). (Smaranika. Sleeba Mor Osthathios Memorial Charity Mission, Ernakulam, Kerala, India).

  10. India Shining. A Selling Cost in Shattered Hopes. (Sapplings 2003-2004, The United Theological College Magazine, Bangalore).

  11. Integrity of Creation in the Theology of Ephrem the Syrian: A Patristic Eco-theology (Doctoral Dissertation submitted to Paris Lodron University, Salzburg, Austria).

  12. Intellectual Property Rights (IPRs) on the Products and Processes of the Pharmaceutical Industries. A Christian Ethical Critique. (BD Thesis submitted to The United Theological College, Bangalore, India).

 Music Compositions

  1. Voice of Christmas                                                   CD 2011

(Released by Vox Dei, Aluva)

  1. The Lord Reigns                                                         CD 2004

(Released by Vox Dei, Aluva)

  1. Sathya Viswasasamrakshakan                             CD/Cassettes 2003

(Released by Mor Athanasius Singers, Aluva)

H.E Dr. Matthews Mor Anthimos

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