• 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

Social Centres

Total Number in the Diocese: 9
Place:Name:Belongs To:Phone:Address
Agali Nazarath Bhavan CMC 0492/4254274 Agali, Palakkad - 678581
Elavampadam Elavampadam Vikasana Samithi Parish 04922/260146 Elavampadam, Palakkad - 678711
Kaithachira Akshaya Mahila Samajam UMI 04924/222911 Kaithachira, Palakkad - 678582
Olavakode Olavakode Charitable Society Parish 0491/2555438 Kallekulangara, Palakkad - 678009
Pakkulam Attappady Social Service Organization CMI 04924/253237 Thavalam , Palakkad - 678589
Palakkad Mercy Condensed Course CMC 0491/2527537 Pallippuram, Palakkad - 678006
Palakkad Anupam Day Care Centre CMC 0491/2541112 Pallippuram, Palakkad - 678006
Palakkad St. Raphael’s Charitable Trust Parish 0491/2534174 Pallippuram, Palakkad - 678006
Vadakkencherry Lourd Social Centre Parish 04922/255215 Vadakkencherry, Palakkad - 678683