• 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


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Total Number in the Diocese: 20
Place:Name:Belongs To:Phone:Address
Agali Nazarath Bhavan CMC 04924/254274 Agali, Palakkad - 678581
Chandranager St Angela Bhavan DDP 0491/2572704 Chandranager, Palakkad - 678007
Chittur Vimal Jyothi SABS 04294211432 Chittur, Palakkad - 678104
Choorakode Nirmala Matha CSM 09539479080 Chorakode, Peruvanbu
Jellipara Mount Carmel CMC 04924/253336 Jellipara, Palakkad - 678582
Jellipara Sneha Bhavan CMC 04924/253336 Jellipara, Palakkad - 678582
Jellippara Little Flower Boys Home CST 04924/253306 Jellippara, Palakkad - 678582
Karakurissy Pavithrathma Home CSC 04924/249310 Karakurissy, Palakkad - 678595
Kottathara Arogyamatha CMC 04924/254429 Kottathara, Palakkad - 678581
Malampuzha Providence Home CHF 0491/2815197 Malampuzha, Palakkad - 678651
Malampuzha Anantha Bhavan CHF 0491/2815197 Malampuzha, Palakkad - 678651
Muthukad Nazareth SABS 0491/2910035 Kinaserry, Palakkad - 678707
Nalliampathy St Mary FCC 04923/246280 Pulayampara, Palakkad - 678511
Pakkulam St Joseph's Bala Bhavan CMI 04924/253226 Thavalam, Palakkad - 678589
Palakkad Santhi Bhavan Diocese 0491/2531041 Kannadi, Palakkad 678 701
Palakkad Cherupshpalayam Diocese 0491/2542217 Pallipuram, Palakkad - 678006
Palappuram Suhurth Bhavan CMI Mangalam, Palappuram, Palakkad - .679301
Seenkara St George CMC 04924204460 Thavalam, Palakkad - 678589
Shoranur St. Mary's Home ISSM 0466/2223159 Shoranur, Palakkad - 679121
Thavalam Maria Goreti Bhavan CSM 04924/253220 Thavalam, Palakkad - 678589