• 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

Higher Secondary Schools

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Total Number in the Diocese: 10
Place:Name:Belongs To:Phone:Address
Chandranager Bharathmatha CMI 04912572168 Chandranager, Palakkad - 678007
Chittur Vijayamatha CHF 04923222465 Ambattupalayam, Palakkad -678104
Kanjikode Assisi OSF 04912566179 Kanjikode, Palakkad - 678621
Kottathara Arogyamatha CMC 04924254228 Kottathara, Palakkad - 678581
Muttikulangara St. Ann's SAS 04912553326 Muttikulangara, Palakkad - 678594
Olavakode St. Thomas CHF 04912555920 Olavakode, Palakkad - 678009
Palakkad Kanikkamatha CMC 0491/2542346 Pallipuram, Palakkad - 678 006
Shoranur Carmel CMI 04662220002 Shoranur, Palakkad - 679121
Sreekrishnapuram St. Dominic's OP 04662260327 Sreekrishnapuram - 678513
Vadakkencherry Chrupushpam CHF 04922255503 Vadakkencherry, Palakkad - 678683