Name  : Kochappilly Paulachan, CMI

Email   : pkochappilly at dvk dot in

Phone  : 9448856659

About Me

Institute/Faculty Faculty of Theology
SpecializationMoral Theolgy
AddressDharmaram College,
Bangalore, 560029

Academic Qualification

Post-Graduateand Doctoral Studies:

 [1998] Doctorate in Moral Theology from Accademia Alfonsiana, Pontifica Universita Lateranense, Rome under Prof. R. Tremblay and Prof. B. Petra.  The dissertation was on “Celebrative Ethics: Ecological Issues in the Light of the Syro-Malabar Qurbana.

[1994] L. Th. In Moral Theology from Accademia Alfonsiana, Pontifica Universita Lateranense, Rome on “Eucharist and Ecology. Moral Commitment in the Light of Two Paradigms”


Undergraduate Studies

[1989] B.Th. Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore

[1985] B. A. (Hindi, Sanskrit, Philosophy), GarhwalUniversity, Srinagar, Uttarakhand

[1993] B. Ph. Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore

 

Teaching Experienc

1999-2002: Residential Staff at Samanvaya TheologicalCollege, Bhopal (1999 – 2002)

2002-: Residential Staff at Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram,Bangalore (2002

St. Joseph Major Seminary, Khammam, AP

Good Shepherd Major Seminary, Kunnoth, Kerala

Samanvaya Theological College, Bhopal

Gujrat Regional Theologate, Ahamadbad

 

 

Courses Taught

1.Undergraduate Level

Christian Ethics I

Christian Ethics II

Theology of Justice

Theology of Reconciliation

Theology of Sexuality and Marriage

Introduction to Theology (Theology Today)

Introduction to Oriental Theology

 

2. Licentiateand Post-Graduate Levels

Life in Christ as the Focus of Christian Ethics

Formation of Conscience

Freedom as the Context of Christian Ethics

Celebrative Ethics

Introduction to Oriental Liturgy

3.3. ResearchGuidance (Doctoral Thesis)

Academic Responsibilities

2012:  Associate Director, Centre for Women Studies

2012:  L. Th. Director

2011-Professor 

2011- Associate Director, Pastoral Management Programme

2009- Spiritual Director, Dharmaram College (2009-)

2008-2012: HOD,Depart of Theology, Christ University (2008 –2012)

2007-2012:President, CRI Dharmaram Zone

2007-2009:Editor-in-Chief, Asian Horizons. Dharmaram Journal of Theology  (2007-2009)

2006-2012: Director,Th. D. Programme

2006-2012: Dean,Faculty of Theology (2006 –2012)

2002-2006: Service in the Pontifical Athenaeum of Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram

2002-2006: Controller of Examinations (2002-2006)

2004-2006: Director,M. Th. Programme

2002-2006:Parish Priest: St. Sebastian’s Church, Anepalaya, Bangalore (2002-2006)

2002-2006:Master of Theology Students, Dharmaram College (2002-2006)

Publications

1. Books
[2011] The Way of Life: Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Dr Varghese Pathikulangara, CMI, eds. Kottayam: Denha Services, 79, 2011.
[2010] Life in Christ: Eastern Perspectives on Christian Ethics, Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2010.
[2007] Christian Leadership and Integration, Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Divine revelation Thomas Aykara, CMI, ed. (Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2007)
[2006] Dharmikathayude Vazhiyil (Malayalam), ed. (Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2006)
[2005] The Mystery of the Eucharis,. Essays on the Occasion of the Eucharistic Year, ed. (Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2005)
[2004] The Lord of Heaven and Earth, Chavara Studies in Honour of Fr Lucas Vithuvattical CMI, eds. (Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2004)
[2002] Evangelization as Celebration (Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2002)
[2000] The Folly of the Cross. Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Dr. Varghese Pathikulangara CMI ed. (Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications & Kottayam: Denha Services, 2000)
[1999] Celebrative Ethics, Ecological Issues in the Light of the Syro-Malabar Qurbana (Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 1999)

2. Research Articles
[2012] “God of Life: Lead us to Justice and Peace” in God of Life: Lead us to Justice and Peace, ed. Cherian Thomas (Bangalore: Ecumenical Christian Centre, 2012), 14-52.
“Evangelisation as Transformation,” Third Millennium XIV (2011) 4, 39-55.
“Moral Life and the Mysteries of the Church in the Eastern Tradition,” in Mar Thoma Margam The Ecclesial Heritage of the St Thomas Christians, Andrews Mekkattukunnel, ed., (Kottayam: OIRS, 2012), 640-651.
[2011] “Evangelisation as Transformation,” Third Millennium XIV (2011) 4, 39-55.
St. Thomas Christians and Evangelisation. “Joyful Sharing of Mar Toma Margam: The Roadmap for Evangelisation,” 2/2 Navadooth (December 2011): 28-31.
“Panchbhuta, Panchakosha, Panchaendriya, Panchasheela, and Prapanchaparinama,” Theology for our Times 14 (July 2011): 1-17.
“Evangelisation as the Joyful Epiphany of Christian Life,” Asian Horizons 5/4 (December 2011): 711-723.
“Chanda Mission and Evangelization Efforts of the Syro-Malabar Church,” in “Be My Witnesses” Biblical and Theological Foundations of Mission, Sebastian Kizhakkeyil, ed., (Kakkanad, Kochi: Secretariate for Evangelization, Mount St. Thomas, 2011) 425-469.
“Chanda Mission and Evangelization Efforts of the Syro-Malabar Church,” in “Be My Witnesses” Biblical and Theological Foundations of Mission, Sebastian Kizhakkeyil, ed., (Kakkanad, Kochi: Secretariate for Evangelization, Mount St. Thomas, 2011) 425-469.
“Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore: CMI Legacy of Theological Education,” in Theology on Wheels. A Movement for Contextual Theological Education. Festschrift in Honour of Dr Louis Malieckal, CMI, Davis Varayilan, ed., Samanvayam Contextual Theology Series – 3 (Delhi: ISPCK, 2011) 270-280.
“Formation in View of Evangelisation,” Vinayasadhana: Dharmaram Journal of Psycho-Spiritual Formation, Vol. II (July 2011) No 2, 35-50.
“Riguardo all’ India”in Preti sposati? 30 domande scottant sul celibate, a cura di Arturo Cattaneo, (Leumann, TO: Editrice Elledici, 2011), 88-89.
[2010] “Jeevan ki Poornata: Dharmikta ki chah aur athyatmikta ki rah,” Sangham Dharshan Vol. 2 (2010) 3: 158-168.
“Prayan tatha Pravah” editorial Sangam Dharshan Vol 2 (2010) No 3 (July-September):155-157.
“Servant Master,” Smart Companion India Vol.1 (April 2011):28.
“Mar Toma Margam: A Theology of the Way,” in The Way of Life, eds. Paulachan Kochappilly, Geo Pallikunnel, Joseph Varghese Kureethara, (Kottayam: Denha Services, 79, 2011):41-52.
“Prof. Dr Varghese Pathikulangara, CMI: The Person and Mission,” in The Way of Life, eds. Paulachan Kochappilly, Geo Pallikunnel, Joseph Varghese Kureethara, (Kottayam: Denha Services, 79, 2011):5-20.
 “Celebration of Christian Ethics. A Meditation on the Eucharistic Liturgy of the Syro-Malabar Church,” in Nella luce del Figlio. Scritti in onore di R?al Tremblay nel suo 70o genetliaco, eds J. Mimeaut, et al., (Bologna: Centro editoriale dehoniano, 2011), 342-360.
[2010] “Synod of Diamper: Forced Reforms in Liturgy and the Split in the Community,” Journal of St Thomas Christians 21/3 (July-September 2010):13-35.
“Socio-Economic and Intellectual Drifts against Life in the Context of the Syro-Malabar Church,”(Malayalam) in Acts of the Third Major Archiepiscopal Assembly on Faith in Service of Life, ed. Justin Vettukallel, Kakkanad: Syro-Malabar Major Archiepiscopal Curia, 2010, pp. 142-153.
“The Priest - A Wounded Healer,” Christian Orient 31/3 (September 2010) 155-167.
“Priest in the Church: A Life of Communion, Confession, and Compassion,” Third Millennium 13, 3 (2010): 93-113.
“Religious Pluralism: Right to Identity as the Right Path to Unity and Solidarity,” Journal of Dharma 35, 1 (January-March 2010): 39-54.
“Community, Celebration, and Communion: The Future of Christian Ethics in India,” Asian Horizons 4/1 (June 2010): 67-78.
[2009] /keZ dk eeZ] Sangam Darshan 1/4 (October-December 2009):271-80.
 “Theological Formation in the Multicultural Context of Asia,” Third Millennium (October-December 2009):06-27.
“Christian Mysticism as Mysticism of the Mystery of Christ,” in New Horizons of Indian Christian Living. A Festshrift in Honour of Prof. Dr Vadakethala Francis Vineeth CMI, Saju Chackalackal, ed., (Bengaluru: Vidyavanam Publications, 2009): 639-662.
“The Way of Integration through Dialogue of Faith and Culture in Asia” The Case of the Syro-Malabar Church of the Saint Thomas Christians of India,” Ethics and Society: An International Journal Religions and Cultures for Peace and Harmony 1(September 2009): 98-120.
“Brief Survey of the Ecclesial Mission and Pastoral Care of the Migrants of the Syro Malabar Church in India and Abroad,” Thomas Chrisitan Heritage 1 (July 2009): 140-163; also published in The Ecclesial Mission & Pastoral Care of the Migrants of the Syro-Malabar Church, Pauly Kannookadan, ed., Kochi: LRC Publications, 2009.
“Sexuality as an Invitation to Intimacy and Integration,” Journal of Dharma 34, 1 (January-March 2009): 19-35
[2008] “Dalit Theology” Editorial, Asian Horizons, December 2008
“From Fundamentalism to Liberation: Ecumenical Dynamics,” Theology for Our Times 11 (July 2008): 95-101
“The Role of Liturgy in Christian Witnessing,” Christian Orient 29 (September 2008): 124-132
“Tribal Theology” Editorial, Asian Horizons, June 2008
“Kudasakalum Kristiya Dharmikatayum,” in Dharmikadeivasastram (Malayalam), Scaria kanniyakonil & Stephen Chirapanath, eds (Kottayam: Oriental Institute of Religious Studies India, 2008): 469-497
[2007] “Asian Hermeneutics” Editorial, Asian Horizoons, December 2007
“Asian Hermeneutics” Editorial, Asian Horizons, June 2007
“John Britto Chethimattam on the Theology of Religions, Dialogue and Mission,” in John Britto Chethimattam: A Pioneer of Indian Christian Theology, eds. Kuncheria Pathil and Shaji George Kochuthara (Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2007): 290-313.
“Dharmaram College: A Dream for Dharma Preshitam. Fifty Golden Years of Formation of Ministers in the Church for the World” Journal of St. Thomas Christians 18 (July-September 2007): 45-62.
“Chethimattam on the Theology of Religions, Dialogue and Mission,” Jeevadhara 37 (July 2007) 220: 396-416.
“Relationality as the Key to Moral Integrity” in Christian Leadership and Integration. Festschrift in Honour of Prof. Dr Thomas Aykara, CMI, eds. Thomas Kollamparampil, et al. (Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2007): 203-219.
“The Syro-Malabar Liturgy,” The Nazrani (Easter 2007): 2-6.
[2006] “Pilgrimage: Phenomenon of Passage” Journal of Dharma (July-September 2006): 319-334.
“Missionary Formation,” Journal of St. Thomas Christians (July-September 2006): 89-107.
“Church as Communion: An Oriental Perspective,” Journal of St. Thomas Christians (January-March 2006): 64-88.
[2005] “Ethos, Eucharist, Ethics: Source, Summit, Support of Christian Life,” in The Mystery of the Eucharist. Essays on the Occasion of the Eucharistic Year, eds. Sebastian  Athappilly and Paulachan Kochappilly (Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2005): 247-266.
“Redemptionis Sacramentum: Instruction for the Celebration of the Mystery of the Holy Eucharist,” Journal of St. Thomas Christians (October-December 2005): 40-60.
“Christian Ethics as Walking the Way of the Holy Spirit,” in Theological Dimensions of Christian Orient, ed. Thomas Mannooramparampil, Christian Orient (March 2005): 165-181.
[2004] “Business Ethics: A Theological Reflection,” Journal of Dharma 29, 4 (October-December 2004): 449-465.
 “Celebration of Life: Ethos and Ethics of the Celebration of Syro-Malabar Qurbana” in Ethical Perspective of the Eastern Churches, ed. Scaria Kanniyakonil (Changanachery: HIRS Publications, 2004): 89-104.
“parishuddha kurbanayum dharmikatayum,” (Malayalam) Mathadarsanam (December 2004): 16-30.
“Conscience in Communion,” Jeevadhara (November 2004): 493-506.
“The Ethical Legacy of Chavara for our Times,” in The Lord of Heaven and Earth. Chavara Studies in Honour of Fr Lucas Vithuvattical, CMI, eds. Paul Kalluveettil and Paulachan Kochappilly (Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2004): 231-249
“Moral Challenges Today,” Vidyajyoti Journal of Theological Reflection 68 (August 2004) 606-611
“Dharmacharan se rajnirman” (Hindi), in Religio-cultural Plurality and Nation-state, eds. J. P. Pacharui and J. D. Chakkanatt (Srinagar: Sadharmayam Publication, 2004): 221-235
[2003] “Celebration of the Feast of Epiphany Among St. Thomas Christians of India,” Journal of Dharma 28 (July-Sept 2003), 323-339
“The Covenantal Love and Life: Celebration of the Sacrament of Marriage,” Ephrem’s Theological Journal 7(October 2003): 171-193
“Ethics of Political Communication and Indian Secularism,” in Political Communication: The Indian Experience, Vol.1 The Domain, Political Process and News Presentation, ed. Kiran Prasad (Delhi: B. R. Publishing Corporation, 2003): 117-148
“Conscience: The Dialogical Character of Christian Ethics,” Vidyajyoti Journal of Theological Reflection  66 (September 2002): 739-753
[2002] “Walking the Way of Peace,” Journal of Dharma 27 (July-September 2002): 391-416
“Liturgical Seasons,” in Icons of the Unseen. Asian Theology through the Eyes of Artist Joy Elamkunnapuzha cmi, ed. Johnson Vadakumchery (Trivandrum: Carmel International Publishing House, 2002): 129-133
[2001] “Celebration of Old Age: Care of the Old People,” Jeevadhara A Journal of Christian Interpretation XXXI (November 2001): 452-464.
“Celebration of Life in Christ. The Focus of Christian Ethics for the Third Millennium,” Vidyajyoti Journal of Theological Reflection 65/5 (May 2001):340-350.
[2000] “Adyatmika navotthanatil sannyasatite dharmika uttaravadittam,” (Malayalam) Samarpita 12/33 (December 2000): 5-23.
“A Reflection on the Theology of Evangelization of the Apostolic Church of the St. Thomas Christians in the Context of Religious Pluralism,” Journal of St. Thomas Christians XI/2 (October-December 2000) 23-52.
“The Cross and Christian Ethics,” in The Folly of the Cross, ed. Paulachan Kochappilly (Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2000): 177-201.
“The Celebration as the Key to the Biblical Hermeneutics,” in Indian Interpretation of the Bible, ed. Augustine Thottakara (Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2000): 305-328.
“Celebration of Interfaith Experience,” in Pilgrims in Dialogue. A New Configuration of Religions for Millennium Community, ed. Antony Kalliath (Bangalore: Dharmaram Publications, 2000): 287-313.
“Ethics and Evangelization,” Vidyajyoti Journal of Theological Reflection 64/7 (July 2000): 508-523.
[1999] “Christ-centred Ethics and the Celebration of the Divine Liturgy,” Ephrem’s Theological Journal III/2 (October 1999): 99-125.
“Ecclesial Character of Christian Ethics in the Light of the Celebration of the Liturgy,” Christian Orient XX/3 (September 1999):140-159.
“Healing through Celebration. A Short Survey of Select Christian Sacramental Celebrations,” Journal of Dharma XXIV/2 (April-June 1999):47-78.
“Celebration as Evangelization,” Third Millennium II/2 (April 1999) 34-45.
[1997] “Trinitarian Foundation of Christian Ethics and Syro-Malabar Qurbana,” Christian Orient XVIII/3 (September 1997): 132-155.
[1995] “Celebrative Ethics. Ecological Problems and Syro-Malabar Qurbana,” Christian Orient XVI/3 (September 1995): 117-137.


Participation in Conference

1. Paper Presentation
[2012] “Highlights of the Main Themes Discussed in the Mission of Seminars” at the Seminar on “New Vision and Plans for more effective Evangelisation in India” organised by LRC at Mount Saint Thomas, Kakkanad on 17 August 2012.
“The Mission of Evangelisation of the Mar Toma Margam,” at Mission Seminar organised by Saint Thomas Apostolic Seminary, Vadavathoor, on 8 August 2012.
“As You Celebrate, So You Live: An Eastern Perspective on Eastern Ethics” in the Workshop on Moral Theology in India Today organised by the Department of Moral Theology, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore from 12-15 July 2012.
“The Gurukukla or Malpanate System of the Formation of Priests among the Saint Thomas Christians of India: A Challenging Model of Spiritual Direction for Our Times,” at St. Augustine College, Johannesburg, South Africa in the International Conference on “Spiritual Direction in the African Context” held from 24-27 June 2012.
“God of Life: Lead us to Justice and Peace,” a thematic paper on “God of Life: Lead us to Justice and Peace,” at Ecumenical Christian Centre, Bangalore held from 24-25 April 2012.
“An Overview of CMI Mission” organised by Prior General in the Syro-Malabar Mission Year at Chavara Hills, Kakkanattu  on CMI Mission Congress held from 5-6 January 2012.
[2011] “Joyful Sharing of Mar Thoma Margam: The Roadmap for Evangelisation,” a Vision Paper presented at  Dharmaram Mission Seminar 2011 organised by Dharmaram College, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Christ University under the auspices of the Syro-Malabar Committee for the Mission Year and Syro-Malabar Liturgical Research Centre from 22-24 November 2011 in Bangalore.
Chavara Lectures: Six lectures in connection with the Chavara Lectures 2011-2012 on “Eastern Perspectives on Christian Ethics” from 9 to 11 November 2011 at Chavara Institute of Indian Interreligious Studies, Rome on the following topics:
As the Glorification of God, so the Transformation of the World: Ethical Spectrum of Imagination, Motivation, and Action;
“When the House Becomes a Dwelling Place”: Mar Aphrahat on Moral Imagination, Motivation, and Action;
“Putting on” and “Taking off” Clothing”: Mar Ephrem on Moral Imagination, Motivation, and Action;
As the Vision, so the Path of Ethics: The Ethical Legacy of Kuriakose Elias Chavara for Our Times;
As You Celebrate, So You Live: Liturgical Import for Christian Ethics;
 Celebration of Life in Christ
“Poor Matters: Aims of Economic Policy and the Primacy of Economic Subject from a Christian Point of View,” at International Colloquium on “Towards a Strong Global Economic System” organised jointly by Pontifical Council for Culture, Vatican, Christ University, Bangalore, and Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore from 25-29 October 2011.
“The Need of Finding New Ways and Methods of Evangelisation in North India Based on the Tradition of the Syro-Malabar Church, in LRC seminar on “Early Christian Communities of Saint Thomas Tradition in India,” held from 29-31 July 2011 at Hope Centre, Mumbai, Kalyan.
Association of Moral Theologians of India on “Violence and Terrorism”
One Day Missionary Animation Programme at Navajyoti Pastoral Centre of the diocese of Belthangady on 20 July 2011.
“Contemplation, Compassion, and Celebration as Ways of New Evangelisation,” at the CRI Plenary Assembly on New Evangelisation held at CRI Vidya Deep, Bangalore, 2-4 February 2011.
“The Celebration of the Qurbana as the Mysticism Beyond Boundaries,”at the International Conference Mysticism Without Bounds, 05-08 January 2011, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram and Christ University, Bangalore.
[2010] “Social,  Cultural, and Intellectual Trends against Life,” Third Major Archiepiscopal Assembly on “Faith in Service of Life” held from 19 to 22 August 2010 at Mount Saint Thomas, Kakkanad.
“Climate Change: Issues and Implications,” Bangalore Inter Theologate Seminar (BITS), Faculty Colloquium on 14 August 2010 at Ecumenical Christian Centre.
A Response to the Paper of Prof. Joseph Pathrapankal, CMI on “A Priest for the People: Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara” at the National Seminar in the Year for Priests entitled, “Vision and Challenges of Priesthood Today,” held at Prior General’s House, Chavara Hills, Kakkanad, from 22-23 February 2010.
“Decoding the Body of Christ Towards the Dedication to the Mystery of the Mystical Body of Christ,” at the Conference on “Envisioning Postcolonial Theologies to Decolonising the Body of Christ,” held at The United Theological College, Bangalore, from 21 to 23 January 2010.
[2009] “The Role of the Second Vatican Council towards Widening the Frontiers of Ecumenical Theology in India,” in a three day seminar on “Edinburgh 1910 and Beyond” held at Ecumenical Christian Centre, Bangalore from 27-29 November 2009.
“Christian Political Ethics,” in  a seminar on “Indian Politics and Ethical Challenges,” at the Annual Meeting of the Association of Moral Theologians of India, 2-4 October 2009, St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary, Vadavathoor, Kerala.
“The Syro Malabar Mission ad Gentes: Initiatives, the Present Day Concerns and Challenges,”an Orientation Talk given at the Meeting of the Diocesan Directors of Mission on the theme Co-ordination and Revitalisation of the Missionary Endeavours of the Syro Malabar Church” at Major Archiepiscopal Curia, Mount Saint Thomas, Kakkanad on 1 September 2009.
“Christian Mysticism as a Mysticism of the Mystery of Christ” at Seminar on Mystical Experience and the World Religions held on 27-28 March 2009 organised by the Department of Guru Nanak Studies, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.
[2008] “Survey of the Missionary Activities and Pastoral Care of the Faithful in India and Abroad,” in a National Seminar on “Ecclesial Mission of the Syro Malabar Church in India and Abroad” organised by Liturgical Research Centre of the Syro-Malabar Church at Indian Social Institute, New Delhi from 14-16 November 2008.
“Alphonsamma Muttathupadathu: Mystic of the Mystery of the Cross,” Archdiocesan Celebration of the Canonisation of Blessed Alphonsa at St. Patrick’s Church, Bangalore on 12 October 2008.
“Digital Divide and its Implications for Theological Curriculum”  in Three-Day Workshop organised by CISRS and supported by WACC on “Understanding Digital Divide in the Indian Context” at CISRS (Christian Institute for the Study of Religion and Society from 11-13 July 2008, Bangalore.
“The Path of Christian Ethics: A Study of the Beatitudes in the Sermon on the Mount,” in the National Seminar on “Ethical Concerns of the World Religions” at Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar from 22-23 February 2008.
[2007] “Dharmasamstapanartaya: Veritatis Splendor and Natural Moral Law,” in the National Symposium on Natural Moral Law at Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Dharmaram College, Bangalore from 3-6 December 2007.
“CMI Legacy of Theological Education,” in the National Seminar on “Theological Education for Mission in Context,” at Samanvaya Theological College, Bhopal from 20-22 November 2007.
“Advocacy: Missiological Imperative for the Church in India Today: Theological Perspective,” Bangalore Inter-Theologate Seminar (BITS) held at ECC, Bangalore, held on 25 August 2007.
“From Fundamentalism to Liberation: Ecumenical Dynamics,” Valedictory Lecture for the National Seminar on “Pastoral Ministry and Religious Fundamentalism: Ethical Challenges” held at ECC, Whitefield, Bangalore from 8-10 August 2007.
“Evangelisation as Transformation” in the National Seminar “Formation through Integral Education,” organised in connection with the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Dharmaram College, Bangalore, held from 13-15 June 2007.
“Evangelisation as Encompassing” in the Symposium organised jointly by Jeevadhara and Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram in memory of J. B. Chethimattam at Anugraha, Vazhoor, held from 22-24 March 2007.
[2006] “Vande Saccidanandam: A Reflection on the Theological Hymn of Brahmabandab Upadhyay” 02 December 2006 on the occasion of Inter-Faculty Seminar held at St. Peter’s, Bangalore.
“Ahimsa Paramo Dharma” in National Seminar organised by the Association of Moral Theologians of India on “Violence and Terrorism” held from 8-10 December at Sacred Heart Seminary, Poonamale, Chennai
“The Role of Liturgy in Christian Witnessing” in the National Mission Seminar organised by CMI General Dept. of Mission and Pastoral Ministry with a theme: Christian Witnessing and the New Challenges in the Changing Scenario of India Today held from 26-28 September 2006 at Poornodaya, Bhopal.
“Distorted Society and Spiritual Concerns for the Social Transformation” on Joint Seminar on “Overcoming Corruption in Public Life” from September 15-17, 2006 at Ecumenical Christian Centre, Whitefield, Bangalore
“The Priest – A Wounded Healer” in the seminar on  “Challenges Facing the Priestly Ministry” held from 17-18 August 2006 at St. Joseph’s Pontifical Seminary, Mangalapuzha, Aluva on the occasion of Platinum Jubilee.
“Wider Ecumenism” Keynote Address on ECC-ISET Seminar on Wider Ecumenism at Ecumenical Christian Centre, Whitefield, Bangalore, held from 19 to 22 May 2006.
[2005] “Redemptionis Sacramentum: Instruction for the Celebration of the Mystery of the Holy Eucharist” in the Seminar organised by Liturgical Research Centre at Mount St. Thomas, Kakkanatt from 5 to 7 April 2005.
“Truth, Goodness and Freedom: An Appraisal of Veritatis Splendor from the Point of Natural Law,” at the Interfaculty Seminar held at St. Peter’s Seminary on 22 January2005.
[2004] “Hindutva: An Ethical Response” at the Annual Meeting of 2004 of the Association of Moral Theologians of India held from 11 to 13 December 2004 at St. Charles Seminary, Nagpur.
“Church as Communion: An Oriental Perspective,” at the 9th Colloquium of Bishops and Theologians held from 2 to 4 December 2004 at NBCLC, Bangalore.
[2003] “Moral Challenges Today” at the Annual Meeting 2003 of the Association of Moral Theologians of India held from 7 to 9 December 2003 at St. Mary’s Malankara Seminary, Thiruvanathapuram.

2. Conferences Attended
[2012] Syro-Malabar Mission Seminar on “New Vision and Plans for more effective Evangelisation in India” organised by LRC at Mount Saint Thomas , Kakkanad on 17 August 2012.
Mission Seminar organised by Saint Thomas Apostolic Seminary, Vadavathoor, on 8 August 2012.
Workshop on Moral Theology in India Today organised by the Department of Moral Theology, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore from 12-15 July 2012.
Mission Year Programme in the eparchy of Ujjain from 13 to 15 June, 2012.
Joseph Cardinal Parecattil Birth Centenary National Symposium on “Living the Syro-Malabar Identity: Faith and Faithfulness,” held at Renewal Centre, Kaloor Ernakulam, from 14 to 16 May 2012.
South Asia Seminar on “God of Life: Lead us to Justice and Peace,” at Ecumenical Christian Centre, Whitefield, Bangalore, from 24-25 April 2012.
North Indian Mission Seminar – 2012. “Contributions of the Syro-Malabar Church to the Mission in India” held at Poornodaya, Bhopal, 26-28 March 2012.
CMI Mission Congress held at Chavara Hills, Kakkanadu, from 5-6 January 2012.
[2011] Dharmaram Mission Seminar 2011 organised by Dharmaram College, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Christ University under the auspices of the Syro-Malabar Committee for the Mission Year and Syro-Malabar Liturgical Research Centre from 22-24 November 2011 in Bangalore.
International Colloquium on “Towards a Strong Global Economic System” organised jointly by Pontifical Council for Culture, Vatican, Christ University, Bangalore, and Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Bangalore from 25-29 October 2011.
LRC Seminar on “Early Christian Communities of Saint Thomas Tradition in India” held at Hope Centre, Andheri West, Kalyan, 29-31 July 2011.
The CRI Plenary Assembly on New Evangelisation held at CRI Vidya Deep, Bangalore, 2-4 February 2011.
International Conference Mysticism Without Bounds, 05-08 January 2011, Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram and Christ University, Bangalore.
[2010] Third Major Archiepiscopal Assembly on “Faith in Service of Life” held from 19 to 22 August 2010 at Mount Saint Thomas, Kakkanad.
“Climate Change: Issues and Implications,” Bangalore Inter Theologate Seminar (BITS), Faculty Colloquium on 14 August 2010 at Ecumenical Christian Centre.
National Seminar in the Year for Priests on “Vision and Challenges of Priesthood Today,” held at Prior General’s House, Chavara Hills, Kakkanad, from 22-23 February 2010.
International Conference on “Envisioning Postcolonial Theologies to Decolonising the Body of Christ,” held at The United Theological College, Bangalore, from 21 to 23 January 2010.
[2009] Three day seminar on “Edinburgh 1910 and Beyond” held at Ecumenical Christian Centre, Bangalore from 27-29 November 2009.
Annual Meeting of the Association of Moral Theologians of India held at St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary, Vadavathoor, Kottayam from 2-3 October 2009.
 XIV Colloquium of Bishops and Theologians held from 10-12 July 2009 at NBCLC, Bangalore.
Meeting of the Diocesan Directors of Mission on the theme Co-ordination and Revitalisation of the Missionary Endeavours of the Syro Malabar Church” at Major Archiepiscopal Curia, Mount Saint Thomas, Kakkanad on 1 September 2009.
Seminar on Mystical Experience and the World Religions held on 27-28 March 2009 organised by  the Department of Guru Nanak Studies, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar.
[2008] National Seminar on “Ecclesial Mission of the Syro Malabar Church in India and Abroad” organised by Liturgical Research Centre of the Syro-Malabar Church at Indian Social Institute, New Delhi from 14-16 November 2008.
Three-Day Workshop organised by CISRS and supported by WACC on “Understanding Digital Divide in the Indian Context” at CISRS (Christian Institute for the Study of Religion and Society from 11-13 July 2008, Bangalore.
National Seminar on “Ethical Concerns of the World Religions” at Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar from 22-23 February 2008.
[2007] National Symposium on Natural Moral Law at Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram, Dharmaram College, Bangalore from 3-6 December 2007.
National Seminar on “Theological Education for Mission in Context,” at Samanvaya Theological College, Bhopal from 20-22 November 2007.
“Advocacy: Missiological Imperative for the Church in India Today: Theological Perspective,” Bangalore Inter-Theologate Seminar (BITS) held at ECC, Bangalore, held on 25 August 2007.
National Seminar on “Pastoral Ministry and Religious Fundamentalism: Ethical Challenges” held at ECC, Whitefield, Bangalore from 8-10 August 2007.
the National Seminar “Formation through Integral Education,” organised in connection with the Golden Jubilee Celebrations of Dharmaram College, Bangalore, held from 13-15 June 2007.
Symposium organised jointly by Jeevadhara and Dharmaram Vidya Kshetram in memory of J. B. Chethimattam at Anugraha, Vazhoor, held from 22-24 March 2007.
National Seminar organised by the Association of Moral Theologians of India on “Violence and Terrorism” held from 8-10 December at Sacred Heart Seminary, Poonamale, Chennai.
[2006] National Mission Seminar organised by CMI General Dept. of Mission and Pastoral Ministry with a theme: Christian Witnessing and the New Challenges in the Changing Scenario of India Today held from 26-28 September 2006 at Poornodaya, Bhopal.
Seminar on “Overcoming Corruption in Public Life” from September 15-17, 2006 at Ecumenical Christian Centre, Whitefield, Bangalore
National seminar on  “Challenges Facing the Priestly Ministry” held from 17-18 August 2006 at St. Joseph’s Pontifical Seminary, Mangalapuzha, Aluva on the occasion of Platinum Jubilee.
The First International Crosscultural Conference for Theological Ethicists held in Padua from July 8 to 11, 2006.
ECC-ISET Seminar on Wider Ecumenism at Ecumenical Christian Centre, Whitefield, Bangalore, held from 19 to 22 May 2006.
[2005] Seminar organised by Liturgical Research Centre at Mount St. Thomas, Kakkanatt from 5 to 7 April 2005.
[2004] Annual Meeting of 2004 of the Association of Moral Theologians of India held from 11 to 13 December 2004 at St. Charles Seminary, Nagpur.
[2003] Annual Meeting 2003 of the Association of Moral Theologians of India held from 7 to 9 December 2003 at St. Mary’s Malankara Seminary, Thiruvanathapuram.