H.G. Zachariah Mar Severios Metropolitan
Born in Chirathilatt House as the son of Very Rev. C. John Cor- Episcopa and Mrs.
Lissy on 19 th August, 1978, His Grace belongs to the parish of St. Mary’s Orthodox Church,
Vakathanam-Puthenchantha under Kottayam diocese. His Grace completed primary education
from J.M.H.S.S., Vakathanam (1991-94). H.G. completed Pre-Degree (1994-96) from K. G.
College, Pampady ; a degree in Law(1996-99) from Government Law College,
Thiruvananthapuram; and postgraduation in Syriac literature (2007-09) from M.G.
University, Kottayam. He joined Kottayam Old Seminary and completed GST (2001-06) . His
completion of BD (2001-06) course was from Serampore University.
He was ordained sub-deaconship, deaconship , and priesthood in 2006 by H.G.
Geevarghese Mar Ivanios Metropolitan at Njaliyakuzhi Dayara, Vakathanam. H. G. was
chosen as a Metropolitan in the Malankara Syrian Christian Association held at Kolencherry,
on 25 th February 2022. H. G. received the status of Ramban at the Parumala Seminary on 2 nd
June 2022. He was ordained as Metropolitan by the name ‘Mar Severios’ by H.H. Baselios
Mar Thoma Mathews III Catholicos at St. Mary’s Cathedral, Pazhanji on 28 th July 2022. H.G.
has taken charge of Idukki diocese since 3 rd November 2022. H. G. has authored around
fifteen books under the pen-name ‘Zacher’.
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