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’. Address Gedseemon Aramana, Chakkupallom, Kumily - 686 509 Mob: +91 9495962966 Email: idukkidiocese@yahoo.co.in Ph : 04868 282248/282504