Truly I tell you, unless you change and become like children, you will never enter the kingdom of heaven
|Parents:||Mr.P.N. George and Mrs. Aleyamma George Adoor Kannamcode Kottackattu Puthen Veettil|
|Born on||1959, May 10|
|Ordained as Deacon||1985, June 01|
|Ordained as Kassissa||1985, June 14|
|Ordained as Ramban||2011, May 07|
|Consecrated as Episcopa||2011, August 13|
Bishop Mar Theethos (Rev. Dr. Oommen George) was born on May 10, 1959. He is the son of P. N. George of Kottakkad Puthenveettil, Kannankode, Adoor, and Aleyamma of Pinuvilayil Thengumthundiyl, Thevalakara. Thirumeni’s mother parish is Adoor Kannamkode MTC.
He obtained his graduation in Science from Catholicate College in Pathanamthitta. Thirumeni completed his B.D. from Kottayam Theological Seminary (1982–1985). He was ordained as a deacon on June 1, 1985 at Adoor Kannamkode MTC by Easow Mar Timotheos Episcopa, and as a priest on June 14, 1985 at Kottarakara MTC by Easow Mar Timotheos Episcopa.
He was ordained as a Ramban on May 7, 2011 and consecrated as an Episcopa on August 13, 2011. He received his Masters degree in Sociology from Indore University and M.Th. and Ph.D. from Dharmaaram Theological College, Bangalore based on the subject “Holy Communion and Spirituality”. He also had his higher education from Amsterdam University, Netherlands during his doctoral studies. Thirumeni served as priest in parishes at Chengaroth, Chempanoda, Anakulam, Gandhigram, Bhuj, Bhav Nagar, Mumbai Goregaon, Colaba, Thumkur, Kalamassery, Chengannur-Thittamel, Pularicadu, and Chirayirambu. He also served in the Diocese of North America & Europe at Long Island MTC, New York, St. James MTC, New York, and St. Andrew’s MTC, New York. Thirumeni served as the principal of Indore Higher Secondary School and as Bishop Secretary to Most Rev. Dr. Philipose Mar Chrysostom, Valiya Metropolitan.
He is presently in Charge of the Mumbai Diocese.
Mar Thoma Centre,
Plot No.18, Sector 10-A,
Vashi, Navi Mumbai,
Maharashtra – 400703, India.
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