ENGLAND AND WALES COORDINATOR

REV.DR.THOMAS PARAYADYIL M.S.T

Fr Thomas Parayadyil (ordained on 19-12-1973) is a member of the Missionary Society of St Thomas the Apostle, Melampara, Kerala. He has a doctorate in Oriental Liturgy from Rome and was professor of Liturgy at St.Joseph´s Seminary Aluva, Kerala for six years. Then he was appointed the Rector Ruhalaya Major Seminary, Ujjain, Madhyapradesh. Later while he was in the diocese of Ujjain as the Vicar General and the Cathedral Parish Priest he was elected the Director General of the Missionary Society (1998-2003). The Major Archiepiscopal Synod of the Church assigned him to be the co-ordinator of the Syro-Malabar Catholics in England and subsequently with the appointment of the Bishops in London, he took charge of the office on 1st December, 2007