H.G. Abraham Mar Stephanos Metropolitan

H.G. Abraham Mar Stephanos Metropolitan

Born to Late Mr. K. A. Thomas and Mrs. Annamma, Kadakkamannil House, Mylapra in Pathanamthitta on June 11, His Grace belongs to the parish of St. George Orthodox Church (Valiyapalli), Mylapra under Thumpamon diocese. His Grace completed his primary education from Seventh Day Adventist School, Pathanamthitta (1974-78), and Marthoma High School (1978-84), following which he completed Pre-Degree course (1984-86) as well as degree in Mathematics (1986-89) from Catholicate College, Pathanamthitta .

He joined Kottayam Old Seminary (1995-99) and completed BD as well as GST . He also completed M.Th (2000-02) from FFRRC, and MA in Late Antiquity and Byzantine Studies from Kings College, London. He was ordained sub-deaconship (1998) by H.G. Kuriakose Mar Clemis Metropolitan at Mar Basil Dayara, Pathanamthitta. Further, he was ordained deaconship (1999) by L.L. H.H. Baselios Mar Thoma Mathews II Catholicos at St.Thomas chapel in Old Seminary, Kottayam , and priesthood on 8 th April 2000 by H.G. Kuriakose Mar Clemis Metropolitan at St. George Orthodox Church, Mylapra . He was chosen as Metropolitan in the Malankara Syrian Christian Association held at Kolencherry on 25 th February 2022 .

He received the status of Ramban at the Parumala Seminary on 2 nd June 2022. He was ordained as Metropolitan by the name‘Mar Stephanos’ by H.H. Baselios MarThoma Mathews III Catholicos at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Pazhanji on 28 th July 2022 . H.G. has taken charge as Metropolitan of UK, Europe, and Africa dioceses since 3 rd November 2022.

Address: Malankara House, 35 Hennman Close, Swindon, SN254ZW, UK

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Email: abrahamstephanos@mosc.in