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Bishop and Sr. Philo with Pope

 

Episcopal Ordination of Rt. Rev. Dr. Simon Kaipuram C.M.
The newly Ordained Bishop Simon Kaipuram, C.M assumes his office as the second Bishop of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Balasore.

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A NEW BISHOP FOR BALASORE DIOCESE, ODISHA, INDIA
December 9, 2013: His Holiness Pope Francis accepted the resignation of Bishop Thomas Thiruthalil C.M, D.D from the pastoral governance of the Diocese of Balasore, India, in accordance with canon 401 § 1 of the Code of Canon Law, and appointed, Dr. KAIPURAM SIMON C.M , of the clergy of Congregation of the mission (C.M) North Indian province, Rector, Aquinas College, Gopalpur –on -sea as Bishop in his place. The appointment was announced on Monday 09th of December on the occasion of the feast of Immaculate Conception of Mary, at 12.00 noon (Italian time) at Vatican and at Balasore at 4.30 P.M simultaneously.

Msgr. Dr. SIMON KAIPURAM, C.M.
Bishop Elect, Balasore Diocese, Odisha
Congregation of Mission (Vincentian)
Rector of Aquinas College, Gopalpur, Diocese of Berhampur



CURRICULUM VITAE

  • Born on 9 February 1954 at Thanneermukkom, Parish of Kannankara, Diocese of Kottayam, Kerala

  • Ordained priest on 20 December 1980

  • Academic grade: Licentiate and Doctorate in Biblical Theology from Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

Ministries and Offices undertaken:

  • 1981-1982: Assistant Parish Priest at Aligonda, Diocese of Berhampur

  • 1982-1983: Assistant Parish Priest at Mohana, Diocese of Berhampur

  • 1983-1985: Biblical Theology Studies at Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

  • 1985-1989: Formator and Professor at Aquinas College, Gopalpur.

  • 1990-1993: Biblical Theology Studies at Pontifical Gregorian University, Rome

  • 1994-1999: Rector of the Theology Study House, Pune

  • 1999-2007: Formator and Dean of Studies at Aquinas College

  • 2007-2011: Formator at the Vincentian Minor Seminary, Baripada (Diocese of Balasore)

  • From 2011: Rector and Professor at Aquinas College, Gopalpur

  • Member of the Diocesan College of Consulters and Assistant Provincial, Visiting Professor at various Seminaries and Theological Institutes in India

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The relief operation by the Roman Catholic Diocese of Balasore after the severe cyclonic storm - Phailin and the massive flash flood which created a great havoc in the lives of the people in the Diocese.


 

A few Reflections on my Priesthood during 50 years
(Bishop Thomas Thiruthalil, C.M.)
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Bishop Thomas Thiruthalil, C.M. with Pope Francis

 

Golden Jubilee Celebration of Our Beloved
Bp. Thomas Thiruthalil

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  • On the occasion of the Golden Jubilee of Caritas India, the premier socio development organ of the Catholic Church in independent India, Balasore Social Service Society (BSSS) of celebrated the Golden Jubilee in the Diocese of Balasore and conducted a workshop on, “Strategizing Human Development in the changing scenario” on the 30th January, 2012 at Deepthi Bhavan socio pastoral centre. Rt. Rev. Bishop Thomas Thiruthalil C.M, D.D the Bishop of Balasore and chairman of BSSS presided over the function. Mr. Girish Chandra Giri, the Zilla parishat president was the guest of Honor. The resources persons for the workshop were Mr. Abraham Edassery and Mr. Barla, the regional director of Caritas, Orissa.

     

 

  • This year the Christmas get-together for the fathers, brothers and sister will be held in the Bishop’s House, Balasore on 28th December. All the fathers, brothers and sister are cordially invited for it.

    The progromme on that will be as follows:
    11.00A.M - Talk by the Bishop
    12.00 Noon - Eucharist Celebration
    01.00P.M - Lunch

    Also on the same day 28th December at 5 P.M., there will be a Christmas get-together for a representation of people or different religion in the premises of St. Vincent’s Convent school ground, Balasore. A colorful cultural progromme will be presented to them at 5 P.M. At 7 P.M., dinner will be given to them. All the priest, brothers and sisters are invited to join this get-together and for the dinner.


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