Vicar General

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Fr. Francis Kolencherry

Born      31.07.1954

Email     vicar.general@syromalabar.org.au

Native Parish     Manickamangalam

Feast Day            St.Francis Xavier, Dec 3

Ordination          22.12.1979 by Cardinal Joseph Parecattil

Parents                Varghese & Mary

Brothers & Sisters            Joy, Leelama, Prema

Home Address  Kolenchery (H), Manickamangalam P.O., Kalady 683 574

Seminary             Philosophy & Theology – Vadavathoor

Parishes               Asst. Njarakkal (1980), Thiruhrudayakunnu (1982-86), USA (2001), Australia (2006-)

Institutions         Director- Soukyasadan Chethicode (1991-97)

Offices  Asst. Director – SAFP, Social service (1986-89), Director – SAFP, Welfare Service & Service Centre (1989-96), Association for orphanages & Charitable institutions,Kerala Founder president, Executive Director- SAFP India (1996-01), Member – Orphanage controll board Govt.of Kerala (1992-97), President – Kerala Catholic Hospital Association (1997-01),Natonal Co-ordinator Syro-Malabar Church Australia (2010-2013), Vicar General St.Thomas the Apostale Syro Malabar Diocese melbourne