CHURCH LEADERS

Moran Mar Baselious Marthoma Paulose II is the Supreme Head of the Indian Orthodox Church. His Holiness is the 91st reigning Catholicos of the East and 21st reigning Malankara Metropolitan. He is the eighth Catholicos of the East since the establishment of the Catholicate in India in 1912. He was enthroned Catholicos of the East & Malankara Metropolitan of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church on 1 November 2010 at Parumala. He succeeded Baselios Marthoma Didymos I who
abdicated office at the age of 90. At the time of his election as Catholicos, His Holiness had been Metropolitan Bishop of Kunnamkulam. He was also known by his traditional episcopal name, Paulos Mar Milithios. The Holy Episcopal synod and the Managing committee nominated him as the successor to the Catholicos of the East and Malankara Metropolitan on 27 Sep 2006.

His Holiness Baselios Marthoma Paulose II Supreme Head of The Indian Orthodox Church

His Grace Alexios Mar Eusebius was appointed as the first Metropolitan of the newly formed Diocese of South-West America in accordance to the recommendation of Sabha Managing Committee, which was held on February 24, 2009 and by the approval of the Holy Episcopal Synod on February 25, 2009.
Thirumeni, formerly known as Rev. Fr. Alex Daniel was born on September 5th, 1964. His Grace is a member of St. George Orthodox Church, Puthoor of Kollam Diocese. In 1995, H. H. Baselius Mathews II ordained him to the priesthood. Along with serving priestly duties in various parishes in Bangalore, Germany and the Calcutta Diocese. His Grace has served in many key positions at St.Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminary, Nagpur as well as outside Kerala region.

H.G. Alexiyos Mar Eusebius Metropolitan of South West American Diocese

Fr. Shabu Varughese is the member of St. George’s Orthodox Church Mylapra, Pathanamthitta. He completed his theological studies from St. Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminary, Nagpur in the year 2002. On June 27th 2002 he was ordained as a priest by Late H.G Job Mar Philoxenos, Metropolitan of Delhi Diocese. From 2002 to 2013 he served as the vicar in different parishes of Delhi diocese. January 2014 he took the charge of St. Gregorios Orthodox Church, Edmonton. Wife Shiny George, Daughters - Ann Maria & Adonia.

Fr.Shabu Varghese Vicar of St.Gregorios Orthodox Church , Edmonton