Bishop's House, Diocesan Center,
Jonagar, Kheriya Modi, Morar,
Gwalior-474006, M.P., India
Phone: (0751)256.93.45 Fax :256.93.00
Bishop Joseph Thykkattil was born on May, 31, 1952 at Enamakkal in Kerala. He joined St. Lawrence Minor Seminary, Agra, and then studied at Regional Major Seminary of St. Joseph’s, Allahabad. He was ordained priest on 25 April, 1988.
He served the archdiocese of Agra as vice-principal of St. Peter’s College, Agra, (1988-1990); as parish priest of Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Agra (1990-1999); as parish priest at St. Mary’s in Noida (1999-2002); as rector of St. Lawrence Minor Seminary, Agra (2002-2009); as parish priest of Sacred Heart Church, Mathura (2009-2012); as vicar general of the archdiocese of Agra and as parish priest of Immaculate Conception Cathedral, Agra (2012-2018) and as parish priest at St. Peter’s Church, Bharatpur (2018-2019).
On Aug 4, 2019, Pope Francis appointed him bishop of the diocese of Gwalior.