HG Dr. Stephanos Mar Theodosios Metropolitan passed away

His Grace Dr.Stephanos Mar Theodosios, Metropolitan Dr.Stephanos Mar Theodosius: (1924-) was born on 2 October 1924
as the fifth son of Chacko Kurien and Mariamma of Kayalath family in Pathamootom, Kottayam.
He obtained B.A from C.A. Jain College, Jabalpur, M.A from Mahakeshal University, Jabalpur, B.D from
General Episcopal Seminary, New York and S.T. M from Konnett Berkeley Divinity School.
He received in 1946 his deaconship and in 1947 his priesthood from His Holiness Baselios
Geevarghese II Catholicos of the East.

The Malankara Syrian Christian Association, which met on 2 October 1974 at Niranam, elected him to the order of Episcopa. On 15 February1975 Daniel Mar Philexinos made him Ramban.On 16 February 1975 he was elevated as Metropolitan Stephanos Mar Theodosius at Niranam. He was appointed as Diocesan head of Madras from 1976 to 1979 and as head of Calcutta Diocese in 1979. He serves as Director of St. Thomas Mission, Bhilai, as Manager of St. Thomas College Bhilai, and also of all the educational institutions under the diocese, and principal of St.Thomas Seminary, Nagpur.He laid the foundation for the first village Mission movement in North India. He is giving leadership to Macodia Mission, Bhilai Mission Centre, Ashram, Hospitals and Schools.