Fr. Thomas Karintholil

Spiritual Director - St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary
Area of Specialization: Sacred Liturgy
Mobile: +91 9446262922 Email: babychank@gmail.com


Education Summary
  • B.Ph. from Paurastya Vidyapitham Vadavathoor (1999).
  • B.A. (Philosophy) from Mahatma Gandhi University (1999).
  • B.Th. from Paurastya Vidyapitham Vadavathoor (2003).
  • Licentiate in Sacred Liturgy from Pontificio Ateneo Sant'Anselmo, Rome (2014) – Title of the thesis for Licentiate: The Architectural Setting and Theological Interpretation of Altar in the Syro-Malabar Tradition.
Pastoral and Teaching assignments
  • Asst.vicar: St. George Forane Church Chempanthotty : (06.02.2005 to 13.05.2006 )
  • Asst. vicar: Little Flower Forane Church Vellarikkundu : (13.05.2006 to 13.05.2007)
  • 3Secretary to the Archbishop : (13.05.2007 to 16.05.2010)
  • Vicar: Holy Family Church Koluvally & Archdiocesan director AKCC:
  • (From 16.05.2010 to 16.05.2011)
  • Asst. Director: Tellicherry Social Service Society (TSSS) : (16.05.2011 to 20.08.2011)
  • Higher Studies Rome: (20.08.2011 to 10.09.2014)
  • Vicar: St. Joseph's Church Palathumkadavu : (28.09.2015 to 16.05.2015)
  • Spiritual Director and Teacher of Sacred Liturgy: St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary Vadavathoor: (25.05.2015 to.....)
Current Teaching Assignments and Subjects
  • Teaching the degree subject "Crime and Punishment" and "The Liturgical Calendar of the Syro-Malabar Church" at Paurastya Vidyāpīṭham. Teaching the subjects " the Liturgy of the Hours" and "the Sacraments of Initiation" in Theology section at Paurastya Vidyāpīṭham. Takes elective subjects on the theology of Altar.
Areas of Interest
  • Art and literature
  • Modern trends in Sacred Liturgy
  • Architecture and other sacred arts
  • Spiritual direction