Welcome to the Diocese of Idukki
The diocese of Idukki was erected by His Holiness Pope John Paul II bifurcating the diocese of Kothamangalam. The bull of creation Maturescens Catholica Fides was promulgated on 19-12-2002, the declaration was on 15-01-2003 and the Eparchy was inaugurated on 02-03-2003. The eparchy is dedicated to MAR SLIBHA. The name of the district 'Idukki' is supposed to be derived from the Malayalam word 'idukku' which means a narrow gorge. The river Periyar, which is one of the largest river
Mission Month Conclusion at Vellayamkudy
Baptised and Sent
THEOLOGICAL SEMINAR @ ATMAJYOTHY PASTORAL CENTRE ADIMALY
Mar John Nellikkunnel
Mar John Nellikunnel, present bishop of the Eparchy of Idukki was born on 22 March 1973 at Kadaplamattam in the Eparchy of Palai as the son of ...
Mar Mathew Anikkuzhikkattil
Bishop Mathew Anikuzhikattil, the first and emeritus bishop of the eparchy of Idukki, was born on 23 September 1942, at Kuruvanal, near Pala, as the third child of Kunjukutty and ...