P.B. 10, West Garo Hills Dt.,
Tura-794001, Meghalaya, India
Phone: (03651)222.370 Fax :221.318
Bishop Jose Chirackal was born on July 14, 1960, Ernakulam district of Kerala.
After schooling in Kerala, he joined the Tura diocese in 1976 and ordained a priest for Tura on December 29, 1987.
He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree from St. Anthony’s College, Shillong, and a Licentiate and Doctorate in Canon Law from Roma, in 1995.
According to a press note from the Catholic Bishops’ Conference of India, he served the diocese as a parish priest, headmaster of schools and rector of St. Peter’s Minor Seminary. He also served as Procurator, Chancellor, Judicial Vicar, and Diocesan Spokesperson.