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Diocese of Neyyattinkara

Bishop Vincent Samuel
Bishop Samuel
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Bishop Vincent Samuel
Bishop’s House,
Neyyattinkara, Aralummood P.O.,
Trivandrum – 695 123, Kerala, India.

Phone: +91 471 – 2223133, 2220693
Fax :+91 471-2222262
Email: [email protected]

Bishop Vincent Samuel was born on Aug. 10, 1950, in Arayoor in Kerala state. He was ordained priest on Dec. 19, 1975. Bishop Samuel has served in many parishes of the Neyyattinkara and Trivandrum dioceses. He obtained a doctorate in systematic theology in 1987 from Urban University, Rome. Bishop Samuel has served as professor in St. Joseph's Pontifical Major Seminary, Alwaye and was appointed its vice rector in 1994. When diocese of Neyyattinkara was erected by Pope John Paul II on June 14, 1996, he was appointed as its first bishop.
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