Biography of Church Fathers

Early Church Fathers

EARLY CHURCH FATHERS / FORMER HIERARCHS

THE MOTHER OF GOD C.E. 
THE APOSTLES C.E. 
ST. MARK, THE EVANGELIST C.E.  68 - April 23
ST. GEORGE  [MOR GEEVARGHESE SAHDO] C.E.  303 - April 25
ST. EPHRAIM THE SYRIAN C.E. 
ST. JOHN BAR APHTHONIA C.E.  538
MOR YA`QUB BURDONO C.E   578


Patriarchs

PATRIARCHS OF THE APOSTOLIC SEE OF ANTIOCH & ALL THE EAST

St. Severious of Antioch  C.E538 
St. Michael Rabo, the Great  C.E. 1199 
Mor Ignatius Pathros IV  Entombed at Kurkumo Dayro, Turkey (1894) 
Mor Ignatius Abded'Aloho II   Entombed at St. Mark's Dayro, Jerusalem. (1915) 
St. Ignatius Elias III   Entombed at Manjanikkara, India. (1932) 
Mor Ignatius Aphrem I   Entombed at Homs, Syria. (1957) 
Mor Ignatius Ya`qub III   Entombed at Damascus, Syria. (1980) 

Catholicos / Maphryonos

CATHOLICOS / MAPHRYONO OF THE EAST

Mor Gregorios Bar Ebroyo   Maphryono (Mor Mattai Dayro, ) 
St. Baselios Yeldho  Maphryono (Kothamangalam MarThoman church, 1685) 
St. Baselios Shakralla  Maphryono (Kandanad Martha Mariam church,  1764) 
Aboon Mor Baselios Paulose II  Catholicos  (Malecuriz dayro, 1996)    http://Catholicose.org 




Metropolitans & Priests

SYRIAC ORTHODOX METROPOLITANS & PRIESTS

Malankara (Indian) Prelates  
Mor Thoma II  Metropolitan of Malankara (Niranam church, 1686) 
Mor Thoma III  Metropolitan of Malankara (Kadambanad church, 1688) 
Mor Thoma IV  Metropolitan of Malankara (Kandanad church, 1728) 
Mor Dionysius I Mor Thoma VI)  Metropolitan of Malankara (Puthencavu church, 1808) 
Mor Dionysius II - Pulikottil I  Founder of the SYRIAN SEMINARY at Kottayam (Old Seminary, 1816) 
Mor Dionysius V - Pulikottil II  First Malankara Metropolitan (Syrian Seminary, 1909) 
Mor Julius Geevarghese Konatt  Metropolitan of Thumpamon (Pampakuda Chapel, 1884) 
Mor Dionysius Shemvun Karoottuveettil  Metropolitan of Kochi (Kadungamangalam church, 1886) 
Mor Koorilos Geevarghese Ambatt  Metropolitan of Angamali (Angamali, 1891) 
Mor Athanasius Paulose Kadavil  Metropolitan of Kottayam & Angamali (Aluva, 1907) 
Mor Severius Geevarghese   First Knanaya Metropolitan (Kottayam Valiya Pally, 1927) 
Mor Dionysius Mikhayel   Metropolitan of Kottayam & Southern dioceses (Panampady, 1956) 
Mor Gregorius Gewargis   Metropolitan of Angamali - Vayaliparambil (Aluva, 1966) 
Mor Severios Paulose Mulayirickal  Metropolitan of Kochi (Arthat Simhasana church, 1962) 
Mor Philoxinos Samuel   Metropolitan of Malabar (Meenangadi Cathedral, 1985) 
Mor Thimotheos Yakub   First Metropolitan of M.S.O.T. (Thrikkothamangalam, Kottayam, 1986) 
Mor Koorilos Kuriakose   Metropolitan of Southern dioceses - Poothikottu (Adoor, 1995) 
Mor Gregorios Geevarghese   President of Malankara Episcopal Synod (Perumpilly, 1999) 
Mor Osthatheos Thomas  Metropolitan of Kochi diocese (Kyomtho Seminary, 2000) 
Mor Clemis Abraham Vayala   Chief Metropolitan - Knanaya diocese (Chingavanam, 2002) 
Mor Osthatheos Binyamin Joseph  Metropolitan of Simhasana churches (Manjanikkara, 2004) 
Mor Koorilos Markose  Metropolitan of Niranam, Trivandrum & Kuwait dioceses (Pangada, Kottayam, 2005) 
   
Suryoyo Prelates
Mor Athanasius Shemvun  Patriarchal Delegate to India  (Kottayam Puthenpally, 1889) 
Mor Yulius Elias Qoro  Patriarchal Delegate to India  (Manjinikkara, 1962) 
Mor Philoxenos Yuhanon Dolabani  Metropolitan of Mardin, Turkey (Kurkumo Dayro,  1969) 
Mor Athansius Yeshu`Samuel   Archbishop of USA (Holland, 1995) 
Mor Meletius Barnaba   Archbishop of Homs and Hama (Homs-Syria, 2004) 
Mor Julius Yeshu`Cicek  Archbishop of Central Europe & Benelux countries (Holland, 2005) 
Mor Dioscoros Luka Sha'ya  Metropolitan of Mor Mattai Dayro, Mosul (Iraq, 2006) 
   
Kassiso/Corepiscopo (Priests)
Anjilimoottil Itty Thommen Kathanar  Leader of the 'Koonan Kuriz Oath' of 1653 (Kallissery church, 1659) 
Konatt Mathen Corepiscopo  Malankara Malpan & Priest Trustee of the Church (Pampakuda chapel, 192 

Canonized Fathers in India

CANONIZED FATHERS OF THE INDIAN CHURCH

Indian Fathers  
St. Gregorios Geevarghese   (Chathuruthil Thirumeni, entombed at Parumala, 1902)  http://ParumalaThirumeni.org 
St. Athanasius Paulose, Malankara Metropolitan   (Valiya Thirumeni, entombed at Aluva, 1953)  http://SaintAthanasious.org/ 
St. Koorilos Paulose Kochuparambil, Malankara Metropolitan    (Kochuparambil Thirumeni, entombed at Panampady, 1917) 
 
Syrian Fathers entombed in Malankara  
St. Ignatius Elias III, the Patriarch of Antioch & all the East - (external link) (entombed at Manjanikkara, 1932)
St. Baselios Yeldho   (Maphriyono, entombed at Kothamangalam, 1685)
St. Baselios Shakralla   (Maphriyono, entombed at Kandanad, 1764)
St. Gregorios Abdul Jaleel (Metropolitan of Jerusalem, entombed at Paravur, 1681)  http://SaintGregorios.org
St. Koorilos Yuyakkim  (Reesh Episcopa of Malankara, entombed at Mulanthuruthy, 1874)
St. Osthatheos Sleeba   (Patriarchal delegate, entombed at Kunnamkulam, 1930)