Bishop Mar Mathew Arackal


Contact Details

Bishop Mar Mathew Arackal
Bishop House
Kottayam Dist.
Pin – 686518

Bishop Arackal holds several key positions in prestigious institutions. Some of those are

  • Chairman, Kerala Social Service Forum (KSSF)
  • Chairman, KCBC Commission for Justice, Peace and development
  • Chairman, Jeevan Telecasting Corporation Ltd.
  • Chairman, Rashtra Deepika Ltd.
  • Bishop representative of Functional Vocational Training Forum (FVTF) under CBCI
  • Member of CBCI Commission for Scheduled Caste, Tribes and Backward classes
  • Advisor to the Planning Commission, Govt. of India
  • As a priest he was member of the Governing Body of Continuing Education cell, Kerala State
  • Academic council member of Kerala State, TIA for Rajeev Gandhi water mission Govt. of India; and Science and Technology, Govt. of India.
  • Resource person of Capart, Govt. of India. Kerala State Farming Corporation; The Task Force for Participatory Planning; State Council for Education, Research and Training; Watershed Development and Management Evaluation Team.
  • He is the only representative from Asia and Africa to the International Delegate Assembly of Naturland, Germany .

One Comment

  1. posted by Abin Mathew Joseph on June 25, 2020 at 5:17 pm

    After Mar Mathew Arackal, Bishop of Kanjirappally, rendered his resignation after reaching the age of 75, the canonical age of retirement, Mar Jose Pulikal was elected the bishop of the eparchy after completing all canonical procedures on 16th January 2020.


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