Our Diocese ....
Our late Metropolitan Dr.Thomas Mar Athanasius Suffragan Metropolitan had a great vision about this diocese. Tirumeni realized the requirement of new diocese, all clergy and lay men were gathered together under the leadership of Tirumeni and decided to form Ranny - Nilackal Diocese.
Vaikkam parish is the oldest parish in eastern zone. So Tirumeni wanted to construct diocesan office at Vaikkam.The Thazhattillathu family gave their land for its purpose. Dr. Zacharias Mar Theophilos Episcopa led for its construction work and formation of this diocese.
This diocese was formed in 1990 January 1. Majority of the Parishes in the diocese includes in the eastern zone of central Tranvancore, which compiles of 118 Parishes and in mainly divided into six centres mainly Ayroor, Ranny, Vadesserikkara, Chittar, Kumplampoika, Keekozhoor and Vaikkam.
Our Metropolitan Dr. Philipose Mar Chrysostom was the first episcopa of this diocese. Tirumeni led this diocese for seven and half years. Kalamannilachen Memorial Hall, B.Ed College, CARD, Malayalapuzha De-Addiction Center etc. were started during his era.
Rt. Rev.Dr. Euyakim Mar Coorilos Episcopa was appointed as Diocesan Episcopa since 1997 August.Prathyasa Bhavan, A rehabilitation center for mental patients was founded by Tirumeni.
Now Rt. Rev. Geevarghese Mar Athanasius Episcopa leads Ranny - Nilackal Diocese. He gives an earnest attempt for the realization of the diocese projects.
Diocesan secretaries 1999 - 2004
Rev. C.A. Abraham
Rev. C.K. Mathew
Rev. Sunny Mahtew
Rev. V.S. John
Rev. George Abraham
Rev. P.M. Varghese
Rev. Jacob George
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