Official Website of Bishop Mar Mathew Makil


Mar Mathew Makil was born on 27th march 1851 at Manjoor in Kottayam District. He was appointed Vicar General for the Southists in the Vicariate of Kottayam in 1889. When the Vicariate Apostolic of Kottayam and Trichur were re-organized into Trichur, Ernakulam and Changanassery in 1896, he was nominated Titular Bishop of Trallus and appointed Vicar Apostolic of Changanassery. In 1911, a new Vicariate Apostolic of Kottayam was constituted exclusively for the Knanaya Catholics and Mar Mathew Makil was transferred to Kottayam as Vicar Apostolic. He died at Kottayam on 26th jan 1914



All powerful, most holy and ever living God , we thank you for giving us the patient and self sacificing Bishop Mar Mathew Makil , as Servant of God. Thank you Lord for his deep devotion to the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Blessed Virgin Mary which helped him to overcomen all trials and evils, and turn his sufferings into golden 
moments of blessings.

Lord , help us to grow in his goodness,his firm faith in God,his submission to the will of God and his desire to bring all people under your domain.

We pray that You grant us this special favour.....through his intercession


3 Glory be to the Father

Imprimatur : * Mar Mathew Moolakkatt
                      Archbishop of Kottayam

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Kottayam 686 006
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