Shanthi Bhavan, Catholic Bishop's House,
Parladka, P.O. Puttur-574201,
Email: [email protected]
Bishop Geevarghese Kalayil was born on July 16, 1958, in Renjalady, in Karnataka. He studied theology at the Papal Seminary of Pune. He holds a doctorate in dogmatic theology from the Pontifical Gregorian University in Rome.
He was ordained a priest on May 1, 1986, and has exercised his pastoral ministry in more than ten dioceses. In addition he has served as secretary to the bishop; director of Saint Joseph’s School, Battery; and vice-rector and rector of Saint Mary’s Major Seminary. Since 2010 he has served as protosyncellus of the eparchy of Puthur.