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Bishop Thomas Kurialacherry
(Jan. 14, 1873 – June 2, 1925)

Bishop Thomas Kurialacherry was the former Bishop of the Diocese of Changanacherry. He was an eminent educationist and social worker. He founded the Sisters of the Adoration of the Blessed Sacrament (S.A.B.S) in 1908. Bishop Kurialacherry was born at Champakulam, Changanacherry Archdiocese in Kerala. He was ordained pries at Chennankary, Kavalam, Edathua and Champakulam in the Archdiocese. He was appointed as the first Bishop of Changanacherry on December 3, 1911. He founded the St. Berchman’s College, Changanacherry in 1922. He died in Rome and was buried there. His mortal remains were brought to Changanacherry on July 25, 1934 and was interred at the Cathedral. His cause of canonization was taken up in 1983 and he was declared Servant of God on Dec. 13, 1991.


Vice Postulator,
Mar Thomas Kurialacherry Vikas,
Changanacherry, Kottayam, Kerala, India – 686 101
Ph: 0481 – 2424145

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