St.Mary's Orthodox Church, Maroor
H.G. Dr. Zacharias Mar Aprem Metropolitan,
First Metropolitan of Adoor-Kadampanad Diocese.
His Grace was born as the son of E.K. Kuriakose and Sossama Kuriakose. His Grace is a member of St. George Valiyapally, Chungathara , Malabar Diocese. After taking his Bachelors Degree in Science from Malabar Christian College, Calicut, he joined the Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kottayam, for theological studies. From the Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kottayam, he took Graduate Degree in Sacred Theology (GST) and the Bachelor of Divinity (BD) degree at the Senate of Serampore University. After taking his M. Th from Dharmaram Theological College, Bangalore, he took D.Th from Sathri, Banglore under Serampore University.
His Grace took several key positions of the church as Prof. OTS Ktm , Registrar, Orthodox Seminary, Principal Secretary to H.H Didymos I Catholicos , Cheif Editor,Malankara Sabha Magazine, Member Ecumenical Relations Committee, Seminary Governing Board , Bible Society (kerala auxilary)His Grace's major area of study is based on major religions .
In addition to the responsibilities of the diocese His grace is working as the professor, Orthodox Theological seminary, President, Malankara Sabha Magazine.His Grace is a Good singer and writer.
He is elected as the Metropolitan candidate on 17th February at the Malankara Association held at Sasthamkotta. He is consecrated as Metropolitan on 12th May 2010 at Mar Elia Cathedral, Kottayam.His Grace is serving the Adoor - Kadampanad Diocese as its Metropolitan.
Address: Sreyas Aramana, Kannamkodu, Adoor P.O Pathanamthitta
Email: [email protected]