Fr. Dr. Dominic Muriyankavunkal

Area of Specialization: : Systematic Theology
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Education Summary
  • B.Sc. (Bachelor of Physics), M.G. University, 1992-1995
  • B.Ph. Paurastya Vidyāpīṭham, Vadavathoor, Kottayam, 1997-1999
  • B.Th. Paurastya Vidyāpīṭham, Vadavathoor, Kottayam, 2000-2003
  • Licentiate in Theology, Catholic University of Paris, France, 2008-2010
  • Doctorate in Theology, Catholic University of Paris, France, 2010-2015
Teaching assignments
  • Visiting faculty, Missionary Orientation Centre, Manganam, Kottayam (2017-)
  • Visiting faculty, Amala Theological College for Sisters, Parel, Changanacherry (2016-)
  • Visiting Faculty, Paurastya Vidyāpīṭham, Vadavathoor, Kottayam (2017-2018)
  • Faculty Member and Spiritual Director, Paurastya Vidyāpīṭham and St Thomas Apostolic Seminary, Vadavathoor, Kottayam (2018-)
Pastoral and administrative assignments
  • Parish Priest (2003-2004)
  • Secretary to Archbishop (2004-2007)
  • Vicar, Lisieux Church, Kavalam, Archdiocese of Changanacherry (2015-2017)
  • Rector and Director, Niranam Marthoma Sleeha Pilgrim Centre and Seminary, Archdiocese of Changanacherry (2017-2018)
  • Member, Major Archiepiscopal Theological Commission, Kakkanad (2019- )
  • Member, Commission of Censors of Books, Archdiocese of Changanacherry (2020- )

Articles in Books/Journals
  • “Covid-19: Viswasathinu Oru Velluviliyo?”, in Viswasavum Jeevithavum Quarantinil, Dr Andrews Mekkattukunnel (ed.), OIRSI, Kottayam, 2020, p. 45-53.
  • “Faith as an Assent and Surrender”, in The Eucharistic Flame, Vol. XXVII, January 2019, p. 8-10.
  • “Sabhajeevitham”, in Dr Thomas Padiyath (ed.), Jeevitham Sabhayodoppam, Theology Forum, Archdiocese of Changanacherry, 2018, p. 13-24.
  • “Japamala Prardhana, Charithravum Prasakthiyum”, in Karunikan 15, No. 10, October 2018, p. 26-28.
Popular Journals or Dailies

Bheekaravadathinte Aadhunikamukham: Chila French Padangal, Leader Page Article in the Deepika Malayalam Daily, on January 14, 2015.

Paper Presentations
  • The Unicity of the Episcopacy and the Unity of the Church, Schola Brevis Presented at Paurastya Vidyāpīṭham, Kottayam, October 2019.
  • Family as the Domestic Church, Seminar given at John Paul II Pontifical Theological Institute for Family, CANA, Changanacherry, March 2018.
  • The Theology of the Communion of Catholic Churches, Schola Brevis Presented at John Paul II Pontifical Theological Institute for Family, CANA, Changanacherry, September 2017.