Post-Graduate and Doctoral Studies
2009: Doctorate in Oriental Canon Law from Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome. Doctoral Dissertation: The Specific Characteristics of the Penal Law and the Penal Procedure in the Eastern Code;
1997: Licentiate in Oriental Canon Law, in Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome
2000-2001: Jurisprudence Course at Rota Romana (Studium Tribunalis Rotae Romanae)
1998-1999: Advanced Studies in Medieval Latin as an academic visitor (Campion Scholar) in the Oxford University, UK
1998: Advanced Studies in French Language: Mission Langues, Banneux, Belgium
1997: Studies in FrenchLanguage: L’Institut Catholic de Paris, France
1990-1993: Bachelor in Theology, DVK, Bangalore
1986-1989: B.Sc. Zoology,M.G. University, Kottayam, Kerala
1984-1986: Bachelor in Philosophy, DVK, Bangalore
Assistant Professor, Institute of Oriental Canon Law, DVK
Vice President, Oriental Canon Law Society of India
Editor, Dharmaram Canonical Series
Associate Editor, Iustitia,Dharmaram Journal of Canon Law
Book Review Editor, Iustitia,Dharmaram Journal of Canon Law
Associate Editor, Dharmaram Academy of Distance Education (DADE)
Assistant Parish Priest, St. Thomas Forane Church, Dharmaram College,Bangalore
Director, Marriage Preparation Course, Syro-Malabar Mission, Bangalore
Associate Director, Blessed Chavara Krupalaya Home for the Sick and Abandoned, Bangalore
Associate Director, Aswas,Centre for Differently Abled, Dharmaram, Banglaore
Associate Director, Christ Special School, Dharmaram, Bangalore
1989-1990: Teacher, St.Vincent English Medium School, Pala
1999- Lecturer of Canon Lawand Latin Language, DVK, Bangalore
1. Undergraduate Level
Canon Law II (General Norms, Hierarchy, Clergy, Laity and Religious)
Canon Law IV (Sacramental Law, Magisterium, Penal and Procedural Law)
2. Licentiate and Post-Graduate Levels
Introduction to Canonical Studies
Penal Law and Penal Procedure
Trials in General and Contentious Trial
Sacraments Other than Marriage and Sacramentals
General Norms II
History of Codification of CCEO and CIC
Health Problems and Canon Law
Vatican II and Canon Law
Seminar: The Eastern Code: Divergences with CICO and CIC
Introduction to Oriental Canon Law
Latin (Levels I, II, III, IV & V
Italian (Level I & II)
German (Level I)
2012- Assistant Parish Priest, St. Thomas Forane Church, Dharmaram College, Bangalore
2012- Associate Director, Christ Special School for the Differently Abled
2012- Associate Director, Dharmaram Association of Social Services - DASS
2012- Associate Director, Dharmaram Academy of Distance Education -DADE
2012- Canonical Consultant, Indian Missionary Society(IMS), Varanasi,
2011- Canonical Consultant, Congregation of Catechist Sisters of St. Anne, Hyderabad
2011- Delegate of CDF in the Administrative Penal Process of CDF Prot. N. 176/2010 -34688
2010- Book Review Editor and Circulation Manager, Iustitia, Dharmaram Journal of Canon Law
2010- Associate Editor, Iustitia, Dharmaram Journal of Canon Law
2010- Vice President, Oriental Canon Law Society of India
2009- Editor, Dharmaram Canonical Series
2009-2012: Director, Dharmaram Institute of Languages(DIL)
2009-2012: Director, Institute of Oriental Canon Law,DVK, Bangalore
2008- Assistant Professor for Canon Law and Latin language, DVK, Bangalore
2009- Delegate-Auditor in the Laicization Process of Rev. N. Pallivathukal
2009-2010: Secretary of the Provincial Council to finalize the legal formalities of erecting Chavara 2009-2010:Vice Province of the CMI Congregation in Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India
2008-2009: Convenor of the Provincial Commission to study the feasibility of erecting an independent province of CMI Congregation in Bhavnagar, Gujarat, India
2004-2008: Canonical Consultant, OSA, Germany
2004-2009: Postulator for the Cause of Canonization of the Servant of God Mathew Kadalikkattil
2004-2009: Postulator General of SABS Congregation
2004-2007: Postulator General of CMI Congregation
1999: Lecturer in Canon Law and Latin Language, DVK
1994: Assistant Parish Priest, St. Joseph's Church,Veroor, Changanassery
1993: Priestly Ordination
1989-1990:Vice-Rector, St. Vincent Boarding School, Pala
2. Research Articles
 "Characteristic Features of the Penal Law in the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches," Iustitia 2, No. 2 (December 2011)267-294.
 "Salient Features of Penal Law in CCEO," CanonicalStudies 24, (2010) 1-27.
 The Specific Characteristics of the Penal Law and thePenal Procedure in the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches (Excerpta ex Dissertatione ad Doctoratum), Rome: 2009.
 “Index ofCanons,” in George Nedungatt, A Guide tothe Eastern Code: A Commentary on the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches,Kanonika 10, Rome: Pontifical Oriental Institute, 2002, 957-976.
3 Other Works
 "Book Review: Quando e come recorrere alla penitenziera apostolica by CarlosEncina Commentz," Iustitia 2(2011) 389-391.
Participation in Conference
1. Paper Presentation
 Presented the paper "Mission ad gentes and the Pastoral Care of Migrants: A Critical Evaluation of the Documents of Second Vatican Council and the Codes of Canon Law," in the Inter-Institute Seminar organized by DVK for the teaching staff of St. Peter's Institute, Bangalore and that of DVK on 26 November 2011.
2. Conferences Attended
 Participated in the National Mission Seminar held at DVK, Bangalore: 22-24 November 2011; Presented the paper "Mission ad gentes and the Pastoral Care of Migrants: A Study Based on the Documents of Vatican and the Codes of Canon Law."
 Participated in the Silver Jubilee Conference of the Canon Law Society of India held at Mumbai: 19-26 October 2011; presented the paper "The Supervisory Role of Bishops in the Liturgical Celebrations and Pastoral Activities of the Religious Institutes: Reflections Based on the Provisions in the Eastern Code."
 Participated in the XXth Conference of the Society of the Law of the Eastern Churches held at the Inter-Orthodox Centre of the Church of Greece (Pendeli Monastery), Athens, 13-18 September2011.
 Participated in the Annual Conference of the Oriental Canon Law Society of India held at Alwaye, 21-22 July 2011, and presented the keynote paper "Apostolic Constitution Anglicanorum Coetibusand the Decree of Erection of the Personal Ordinariate of Our Lady of Walsingham: Reflections in the Multi-Ecclesial Context of India".
 Participated in the Annual Conference of the Association of Young Canon Law Professors held at Pontifical Oriental Institute, Rome, 3-5 June 2011: Convegnodi Studio: “La disciplina della penitenza nelle Chiese Orientali.”
 Participated in the Annual Conference of the Canon Law Society of Great Britain and Ireland held at Harrogate, England,16-20 May 2011.
 Participated in the National Conference held at DVK to mark the twentieth anniversary of the Promulgation of the Eastern Code: 10-11 November 2010; and presented the paper“The Recent Developments in the Penal Law and the Penal Procedure in the Eastern Code”.
 Participated in the Annual conference of the Canon Law Society of India held at Dindigul: 16-20October 2010; presented a paper “The Salient Features of the Penal Law and Penal Procedure in the Eastern Code”.
 Participated in the Annual Conference of the Oriental Canon Law Society of India held at Alwaye:28-29 August 2010.
 Participated International Seminar to commemorate the twentieth anniversary of the promulgation of the Eastern code held in Rome: 8-9 October 2010.
 Participated in the International Conference on“Penal Process and the Protection of Rights in Canon Law,” organized by the Pontifical Holy Cross University, Rome, 24-26 March 2004.
 Participated in the International Conference on the Code of Canon Law held at Vatican organized by the Pontifical Council for the Interpretation of Legislative Texts, 24 January 2003.
 Participated in the International Seminar to mark the tenth anniversary of the Promulgation of the Eastern Code, held at Vatican and organized by the Congregation for the Eastern Churches, 19-23 November 2001.
 Participated in the Annual Conference of the Canon Law Society of Great Britain and Irelandheld at Renfrew, Scotland, 17-21 May 1999.
Participated in the Biennial Conference of the Gesellschaft f?r das Recht derostlichen Kirchen held at Himmelsforten, W?rzburg, 21-26 September 1997.
Works In Progress
(Book): Commentary on the Canons on the Penal Law and the Penal Procedure in CCEO.
(Book): Comparative Study of the Particular Law of the Syro-Malabar andSyro-Malankara Churches.
(Part of the Book): Commentary on the Canons of Chapter IV, V and VIII of Title XVI of CCEO for the forthcoming International Exegetical Commentary of the Eastern Code.
(Book): A Guide to Marriage Preparation Course.
Article "The Concept of Pre-Eminence of the Latin Church in the Works of Pope Benedict XIV."
Current Research Interests
The Ecclesiastical Office of Chaplain in CIC and CCEO.
The Pre-Eminence of the Latin Rite in the Works of Pope Benedict XIV.
The Particular Law of the Syro-Malankara Church.
The Sacraments of Penance and Anointing of the Sick.
The Sacramental Law.