TIRUMALA : Episcopas Euyakim Mar Coorilos and Joseph Mar Barnabas have been put in Suffragan Metropolitans of the Malankara Mar Thoma Syrian Church on Sunday. The ceremony was held through the two-hour-long holy mass and different rituals headed by Theodosius Mar Thoma Metropolitan on the Poolatheen chapel on the Church headquarters right here. Thomas Mar Timotheos Episcopa led the service. The set up of Rev George Mathew because the vicar-general of the Church was additionally held on the day.
Mar Coorilos is at current the pinnacle of Kottarakkara-Punalur diocese of the Church whereas Mar Barnabas is the pinnacle of Thiruvananthapuram-Kollam diocese. Each the suffragan metropolitans will help the metropolitan within the administration. Later within the day, a perform was held to felicitate the newly-ordained suffragans by which all bishops of the Church took half.
The choice to put in two suffragan metropolitans was taken on the episcopal synod held on Friday.
For the reason that set up of Dr Mar Theodosius as the pinnacle of the Church in November 2020, there have been no suffragan metropolitans.