Biodata of Archbishop
01.10.1949 : Date of Birth
Place of Birth : Marambady, Dindigul District
1963-1966 : High School
R.C. Higher Secondary School Tiruchirappalli
1966-1968 : Latin and Initiation Course
St. Peter’s Seminary, Madurai
1971-1972 : P.U.C., St. Joseph’s College, Tiruchirappalli
1968-1971 : Philosophy, St. Paul’s Seminary, Tiruchirappalli
1972-1976 : Theology, Tiruchirappalli
1980-1982 : S.T.L., John Lateran University, Rome
1982-1984 : S.T.D., John Lateran University, Rome
1982-1984 : Diploma in Spirituality,
St. Thomas Acquinas University, Rome.
07.07.1976 : Ordination
1976-1977 : Assistant Parish Priest, Holy Redeemer’s
-Church, Tiruchirappalli .
1977-1978 : Secretary to the Bishop of Tiruchirappalli
1977-1980 : Secretary of the Commission for Christian Life,Tiruchirappalli
1978-1980 : Professor of Philosophy and Prefect of Philosophers, St. Paul’s Seminary, Tiruchirappalli .
1984-1991 : Professor of Pastoral Theology and Director of Pastoral Programme, St. Paul’s Seminary, Tiruchirappalli.
1985-1995 : Director of Catechetical Sisters of St. Thomas, Fatima Nagar, Tiruchirappalli .
1991- 1994 : Vicar General of the Diocese of Tiruchirappalli.
1995- 1998 : Dean of Studies, St. Paul’s Seminary, “” .
05.11.1998 : Auxiliary Bishop Elect
04.02.1999 : Consecration as a Bishop
04.02.1999 – 10.11.2003 : Auxiliary Bishop of Madurai
28.12.2003 : Installation as the 1st Bishop of Dindigul
28.12.2003 – 26.07.2014 : The First Bishop of Dindigul
26.07.2014 : Archbishop Elect of Madurai
24.08.2014 : Installation as the Archbishop of Madurai