• The Holy Synod of the Syro Malabar Major Archiepiscopal Church, gathered at Mount St. Thomas, Kerala, has canonically elected, having received the Prior Pontifical assent, Fr. Peter Kochupurackal (56) present Judicial Vicar and Chancellor of the Syro Malabar Eparchy of Palghat, to the Office of the Auxiliary Bishop of the Eparchy of Palghat, Kerala. He is being assigned the titular see of Lares. Fr. Peter Kochupurackal was born on 29 May 1964 at Marangoly in the Eparchy of Palai. He joined St. Mary’s Minor Seminary, Kallepully, Palghat in 1981. He had his studies of Philosophy and Theology at St. Joseph’s Pontifical Seminary, Aluva. He was ordained priest on 19 December 1990. He did his MCL at St. Peter’s Pontifical Institute, Bangalore (1993-1995). His Licentiate and Doctoral studies were in Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome (2000-2007). At present he is the Judicial Vicar of Eparchial Tribunal (01.07.2007), Chancellor, Eparchy of Palghat (01.10.2013-), and from 10.12.2016 onward he is the Syncellus for seminarians and consecrated persons.
  • Bishop's House, Palakkad
  • St. Raphael's Cathedral, Palakkad

All Monasteries in the Diocese

Total Number in the Diocese: 31
Place:Name:Belongs To:Phone:
Alathur Carmerl Ashram OcarmCon 04922222093
Arogyapuram Deepthi Estate MSTCon 04922/268221
Chandranagar Bharathmatha Ashram CMICon 0491/2572168
Chandranagar Samagra CMICon 0491/2571907
Chuvattupadam Fransalian House MSFSCon 04922/265055
Chuvattupadam Mermier Bhavan MSFSCon 04922/265452
Elavampadam Assisi Nivas C/o St. Francis School TORCon 04922 259860
Jellipara Little Flower CSTCon 04924/253306
Kannadi Paalana CMI Bhavan CMICon 0491/2520901
Karimba Lisieux Home CMICon 04924/240248
Kottathara Rogathe Ashram RCJCon 9447874076
Kozhinjampara St.Thomas Ashram CMICon 04923/253226
Malampuzha Jeevamrutha, MCBS House MCBSCon 0491/2815680
Moochenkundu Deepthi Gardens MSTCon 04923/277217
Mundur Sinai Ashram OFMCapCon 0491/2832366
Nakkupathy St.Basil Ashram CSTCon 04924/254401
Narazimukku Assisi Gramashram OFMCapCon 86066711925
Othungode Samanwaya Don Bosco SDBCon 0491 2543027
Pakulam St. Joseph's Bhavan CMICon 0492/4253226
Palakkad Sevanalayam OFMCapCon 0491/2502215
Palakkuzhy Pushpagiri Ashram CSTCon 04922/218277
Palappuram Suhruth Bhavan CMICon 04662230100
Paruthikad Paduva Ashram MMBCon 04923/275188
Pettikkal Santhigram Ashram CSTCon 04924/209002
Shoranur Krist Joyti OFMCapCon 9474088828
Shoranur St.Joseph's Monastery CMICon 0466/2220005
Thachampara Vincentian House VCCon 04924/243228
Vachanagiri Amalagiri CSsRCon 9605383616
Valliyode Franciscan Ashram TORCon 04922/256180
Vandazhi San Pio Ashram OFMCapCon 9747741858
Velamthavalam Arul Illam Noviciate House CMICon 0492/2204713