Diocesan Bishop: Rt. Rev. Joseph Mar Barnabas Episcopa

Parents: Kottayam Ancherry Elakkattukaduppil E V Jacob and Saramma

Born on: 1949, September 8

Ordained as Deacon: 1973, May 29

Ordained as Kassissa: 1973, June 12

Ordained as Ramban: 1993, August 31

Consecrated as Episcopa:1993, October 2


He took his degree from CMS College, Kottayam and later on studied at Bishop’s College, Kolkatta. Ordained in 1976, he has served in different Parishes in Anakulam, Mumbai, Chempur, Thurithicad and North Madras. He was in charge of Edmonton Parish in Canada and was consecrated as Bishop on October 2, 1993 along with Mar Timotheos and Mar Philoxenos. He was in charge of the Bombay & Delhi Dioceses. Presently, He is in charge of the Adoor and Malaysia – Singapore – Australia Dioceses.


Rt. Rev. Joseph Mar Barnabas Adoor & Malaysia-Singapore-Australia Dioceses Hermon Aramana Adoor – 691 523 Pathanamthitta Dist. Kerala, India.

Ph: +91 4734 228240 (O), 229130 (P) Fax: +91 4734 228352 Email: hermon@marthoma.in marbarnabas@marthoma.in