Bishop of the Eparchy of Puttur
Most Rev. Dr. Geevarghese Mar Makarios, was born on 16 July 1958. His parents are Late K.M. Chacko & Mariamma Kalayil. After High School education he joined the Infant Mary’s Minor Seminary, Marygiri, Tiruvalla. He studied Philosophy at St. Joseph’s Seminary, Mangalore and Theology in Papal Seminary, Pune. He was ordained priest for the then Eparchy of Bathery on 1 May 1986 by Bishop Cyril Mar Baselios. He also completed his Licentiate and Doctorate in Dogmatic Theology from Gregorian University, Rome. Besides his ministry as Parish Priest, he served Secretary to Bishop Cyril Mar Baselois, Eparchy of Bathery, Rector and Vice-Rector the St. Mary’s Malankara Major Seminary, Trivandrum, Administrator of the Eparchy of Puttur. He speaks Malayalam, English, Kannada Italian and German. He was appointed the second Bishop of the Eparchy of Puttur on 21 September 2017.
Feast: 19 January, Feast of Heavenly Patron - Mar Macarios of Jerusalem
Address: Shanthi Bhavana, Catholic Bishop’s House, Panjala, Mundoor P.O. - 574 201, Narimogaru Village, Puttur