Extract from the chronicle

 2003  Jan.15  Declaration of the new Diocese of Idukki and the announcement of the name of
 Rt. Rev. Dr. Mathew Anikuzhikattil as the first Bishop of the Diocese.
   Mar. 2   Inauguration of the Diocese and Installation of the first Bishop, Mar Mathew Anikuzhikattil at
 St. Georges Church Vazhathope which was then declared to be the Pro-Cathedral.
   April 10  The first Pastoral letter of His Excellency the Bishop establishing the Diocesan Curia and other offices.
   April 10  Diocesan Bulletin SAHYANADHAM was started.
   April 15  The first Report of the Diocese was submitted to the Holy See by His Excellency the Bishop.
   April 26  26 Consecration of the newly constructed church at Pezhumkandam
   April 29  His Excellency went to Rome for the Ad Limina visit of the Syro-Malabar Bishops
   May 17  The Diocesan Social Services Department started.
   June 7  Consecration of the newly constructed church at Kanthalloor.
   June 9  Mar Ephrem's Diocesan Minor Seminary started at Karimpan
   June 18  Christujyothi, the Diocesan Catechetical and Liturgical Centre, was established
   July 7  Diocesan unit of K.C.Y.M. was organized.
   July 12  12 Nedumkandom parish raised to be Forane
   July 18  The Division of the assets of the Diocese of Kothamangalam was finalized.
   Aug. 2  Diocesan unit of C.M.L. was organized.
   Aug. 11  Annual seminar for young priests started.
   Aug. 25  Diocesan unit of K.C.S.L. was organized.
   Sep. 10  Diocesan Pastoral Council was constituted.
   Nov. 20  Idukki province of the Congregation of the Mother of Carmel was established.
   Dec. 8  Consecration of the newly constructed church at Nazareth Valley.
 2004  Jan 1  The foundation stone for the Minor Seminary building was laid. Idukki Vice Province of the Sacred Heart Congregation was established.
   Feb. 21  Idukki Province of the SABS Congregation was established.
   Mar. 2  The first Anniversary of the Diocese was celebrated.
   May. 10  Annual Seminar for the Major Seminarians started
   June 5  Consecration of the newly constructed church at Irumbupalam.
   June 12  Consecration of the newly constructed church at Pallanadu.
   Aug. 2  Idukki Province of the Franciscan Clarist Congregation established
   Oct. 12  The foundation stone was laid by His Excellency the Bishop at Murickassery for the Ladies Hostel of Pavanatma College.
 2005  Feb. 20  The newly built presbytery at Manjappetty was blessed.
   March 10  Foundation stone for the Parish Church at Kozhimala was laid
   March 21  The newly built presbytery at Kallar was blessed.
   May 3  The newly started Balabhavan at Kanthipara by CST brothers was blessed
   May 8  The foundation stone was laid for the new Cathedral Church at Vazhathope.
   May 10  The station church at kanakakkunnu was blessed. The new working womens hostel by SABS sisters at Adimali was blessed.
   May 12  The newly built Convent of SH Sisters at Palar was blessed
   May 13  The new block of Karuna Nursing School at Nedumkandam was blessed.
   May 14  The Childrens Park by CST fathers at Mullakanam was blessed.
   June 29  The mission house of the CSN sisters at Karimpan (Manjappara) was blessed
   July 3  The newly started house of FMM sisters at Manjappetty was blessed.
   July 5  The foundation stone was laid for the presbytery at Mulakuvally.
   July 18  St. Ephrems Minor Seminary chapel was blessed.T
   August 13  The foundation stone was laid for the new house of LAR Convent at Vellakayam
   Sep. 4  The newly built Balabhavan by SH sisters was blessed at Kanthippara.
   Sep. 7  The foundation stones were laid for the parish hall and the school building at Ponmudy
   Nov. 26  The convocation of the first batch of Denha Theological Institute for the postulants to religious life at Karimpan.
   Nov. 27  The foundation stone was laid for the new Parish Church at Mailadumpara.
 2006  Jan. 5  The Inauguration of St. Ephrems Minor Seminary.
   March 8  New Workshop & Service Centre at Jyothis ITC Adimaly blessed.
   March 24  Foundation stone laid for the Priests Home at Adimaly
   March 30  Blessing of Capuchin Laverna at Oorkad
   April 26  Consecration of the newly constructed Parish Church at Neelivayal
   May 10  Consecration of St. Antonys Church at Viripara.
   May 10  Blessing of the convent of SABS Sisters at Marayoor.
   May 16  Blessing of St. Josephs Church, Chembalam.
   May 16  Deivadhan Convent at Thankamany blessed
   May 18  Snehagiri Convent and Boys Home at Kuthupara blessed.
   May 18  Blessing of the New Block for San Thom Public School, Churuly
   May 31  New Block for FC Convent, Karimpan blessed
   July 9  St. Georges Church at Kattakala blessed.
   July 21  Foundation Stone laid for the Pieta Statue constructions at Thokkupara.
   Sept. 3  Infant Jesus Church at Deivammedu blessed
   Sept. 10  Blessing of the St. Marys Church at Ponnamala, Bethel.
   Sept. 16  SKD Sisters Convent at Maryland blessed.
   Oct. 1  The newly constructed presbytery at Vattapara Parish Church blessed.
   Oct. 27  Foundation stone laid for the Parish Hall, Kanakakkunnu
   Oct. 31  Blessing of the Parish Hall for the Parish Church, Pazhayarikandom
   Nov. 2  Murickassery Pavanatma College Silver Jubilee Year inaugurated.
   Nov. 8  Foundation Stone laid for the new block in Highlands Tea Factory at Calvarymount.
   Nov. 30  Blessing of the CST House and Balabhavan at Kanthipara
   Dec. 23  St. Georges Church Parish Hall, Thattekanny, blessed.
   Dec. 24  Foundation stone laid for the new church at Perinchamkutty.
 2007  Jan. 21  The newly constructed Pieta Statue at Thokkupara blessed.
   Jan. 30  Foundation stone laid for St. Michaels Church at Meenulian in Venmony parish
   Feb 9  Blessing of the chapel at Ezhukumvayal Kurisumala.
   Feb 13  Foundation stone laid for the Silver Jubilee Memorial Library cum Auditorium for Pavanatma College, Murickassery
   Feb 13 Consecration of the chapel at SABS Provincial House, Idukki.
   March 3 Blessing of the newly constructed presbytery for Mulakuvally Church.
   March 9  Foundation stone laid for the FC Convent at Karimpan.
   March 16  Laying of Foundation stone for Periyakanal Holy Trinity Church.
   April 8  Blessing of Holy Trinity Church at Periyakanal.
   April 28  Consecration of the newly constructed Bvm. Fatima Church at Karimala, in Sleevamala Parish.
   May 2  Consecration of the newly constructed church at Sahayagiri.
   May 15  Foundation stone laid for the Parish Hall, Rajakad.
   May 17  Blessing of SMMI Convent at Maniyarankudy
   May 22  Foundation stone laid for the new presbytery at Ellakal
   May 24  Blessing of the New CSN Convent at Nazarath Valley
   July 3  The Newly constructed Parish hall of FSLG sisters at Vahzthope was blessed
   Sep. 15  The Newly built block of Highlands Tea Factory was blessed
   Oct. 20  Foundation stone laid for the new station Church at Alphonsa Nagar in Ellakkal Parish
   Nov. 8  Inauguration of the CRI unit in the dioese of Idukki
   Dec. 8  Foundation Stone laid for presbytery at Karithodu
   Dec. 24  Diocesan level Inauguration of the Bethlehem house Project at Upputhodu
 2008  Jan. 5  Blessing of the newly built convent of FMM Sisters at Manjapetty
   Jan. 12  Consecration of the newly constructed church at Mankuva
   Jan 14  Blessing of the newly constructed convent of FCC sisters at Pachady
   Jan 17  Consecration of the newly constructed church at Maryland
   Jan 24  Foundation stone laid for St. Mary's Station church at Maria Nagar (Kambiline) in Thokkupara parish
   March 25  Consecration of the newly built St. Antony's Church, Paduvapuram in Vellayamkudy Parish
   April 18  Foundation Stone laid for new station church at Kallippara
   April 25  Consecration of the newly built Christuraj Church at Rajapuram
   May 19  Blessing and inauguration of the new office building of high Range Development Society at Mariapuram
 

 June 16

 Blessing of the house of the O.Carm fathers at Mariapuram

 

 August 2

 Blessing and inauguration of  Alphonsa Pain and Palliative Care centre at Murickassery

 

 Sept 24

 Blessing of the new convent of SABS sisters at Kombayar

 

 Oct. 12

 Blessing of Alphonspuram station church at Mankulam

 

 Oct. 24

 Blessing of the renovated presbytery at Kanthalloor

 

 Nov. 8

 CML state level competition at Murickassery

 

 Nov. 15

 Blessing of the newly built presbytery and cemetery chapel at Panamkutty Foundation stone laid for Infant Jesus station church at Mankadavu
 

 Nov. 22

 Consecration of the newly built chapel and blessing of the convent of CMC sisters, Kallar

 

 Dec. 12

 Consecration of the newly built chapel and blessing of the Convent for CMC sisters at Painavu, and the inauguration of the new building of the Special School
 

 Dec. 21

 Conclusion of the Year of the Word of God at Nedumkandom with Eucharistic Concelebration, Faith proclamation rally, public meeting and vachanakalasandhya

 2009

 January 18

 Consecration of St. Antonys station church, Antopuram

 

 January 31

 Blessing of the newly built presbytery at Ellakal

 

 February 9

 Consecration of the newly built chapel and blessing of the convent of the Franciscan sisters of Holy Annunciation at Thankamany
 

 March 2

 Blessing and inauguration of the rabbit meat processing unit at Kanakakkunnu
 

 March 12

 Consecration of the chapel of the newly built convent of SH sisters at Maildaumpara
 

 March 13

 Blessing of the newly built presbytery at Chinnarnirappu

 

 March 28

 Consecration of the newly built chapel and blessing of the convent of SH sisters, Murickassery

 

 April 23

 Blessing of the newly built presbytery at Kanthipara

 

 May 7

 Consecration of the newly built chapel and blessing of the convent of St. Martha sisters, Chelliampara

 

 May 8

 Consecration of the renovated church at Panickankudy
   May 21  Blessing of the newly built "Kalkurisu" at Bhoomikulam
   June8-July 28  Bishop's European Tour
   Aug. 12  Blessing of the new building for Balabhavan, Vazhavara
   Aug. 16  Blessing of the newly built SABS Convent, Thattekanny
   Aug. 31  Foundation stone laid for the new Church, Rajakumary
   Sept. 8  Construction of the newly built Church, Vathikudy
   Sept. 14  Blessing of the newly built FCC Convent, Vattappara
   Sept. 16  Blessing of the newly built Presbytery, Karimpan
   Oct. 10  Blessing of the newly built SABS Convent, Karithodu
   Oct. 17  Blessing of the newly built Parish Hall, Koompanpara
   Nov. 7  Foundation-Stone laid for the new parish hall, Nedumkandam
   Dec. 7  Blessing of the newly built Chapel, Mullakkanam
   Dec. 8  Blessing and Consecration of Alphonsa Capuchin Ashram, Edamattam
   Dec. 23  Blessing of the newly built Holy Family Congregation Sister's Convent, Chinnarnirappu, Parathodu
 2010  Jan. 8  Consecration of the Renovated church, Nellippara
   Jan. 16  Blessing of the newly built Missionary Sisters of Little Flower Convent Bisonvalley
   Jan. 21  Blessing and Consecration of the newly built House of VC Congregation, Murickassery
   Jan. 23  Foundation Stone laid for the new church, Pazhayarikandam
   Jan. 24  Blessing of the newly built Parish Hall, Kanakakunnu
   Jan 25  Blessing of the newly built Sisters of the Salesian Missionaries of Mary Immaculate Congregation Convent, Maniyarankudy
   Jan 28  Blessing of the newly built DM Sister's Convent, Pallanadu
   Feb. 1  Foundation Stone Laid for the new Pastoral Centre, Karimpan
   Feb. 5  Blessing of the new Chapel, Njerippalam, Rajakad
   Feb. 6  Consecration of the renovated church, Vazhavara
   Feb. 7  Blessing of the new presbytery, Karithodu
   Feb. 16  Consecration of the newly built sanctuary, Josepuram
   Feb. 21  Foundation stone laid for the new Church, Mulakaramedu
   Mar. 2  Promulgation of the Eparchial Statutes of Idukki
   April 5  Blessing of the newly built CMC Convent, Thpramkudy
   May 13  Consecration of the newly built Church, Pampumkayam (Alphonsapuram)
   May 31  Consecration of the newly built church, Konginippadavu, (Josenagar), Vellayamkudy
   June 5  Blessing of the newly built St. Matha's Convent, Perinchamkutty
   June 16  Blessing of the Heaven's Valley Trust's House and laying of the foundation stone for their new house, Rajamudy
   June 17  Inauguration of Pavanatma College of Management and Technology, Murickassery
   Aug.11  Blessing of the newly built convent of the Nazareth Sisters (CNS), Pezhumkandam.
   Aug.9-22  Syro Malabar Major Archiepiscopal Assembly, Mount St. Thomas, Kakkanad.
   Sep. 10  Consecration of the renovated sanctuary of St. Marys church, Thannikandam.
   Sep. 16  Blessing of the newly built SABS convent, Churuly.
   Oct. 30  Inauguration of the new station church, Edamattam, Rajakad
   Nov. 13  Commissioning of Extra Ordinary Ministers of Holy Communion
   Dec. 20  Blessing of the newly built parish hall, Ezhukumvayal
   Dec. 26  Blessing of the newly built presbytery, Kunchithanny
 2011  Jan. 17  Blessing of the newly built Grotto and Cemetery, Ponnamala.
   Jan. 20  Blessing of the new block for Blood Bank, Karuna Hospital, Nedumkandam.
   Jan. 23  Consecration of the newly built Sanctuary of Vimala Matha church, Vimalagiri.
   Jan. 26  Consecration of the newly built church, Kozhimala
   Jan 29  Blessing of the new L.P. school building, Parathodu
   Feb.2  Blessing of the Divyakarunya Matha Ashram, Perumthotty, Thopramkudy.
   Feb.7  25th Anniversary celebration of the arrival of Blessed Pope John Paul II to India, Ernakulam.
   Feb.8  Consecration of the newly built Sanctuary of St. Antonys church, Ellakal.
   Feb.20  Blessing of the new Parish hall and Cemetery chapel, Kallupalam
   Feb.26  Blessing of the newly built U.P. school building, Mankulam.
   Feb.27  Blessing of the newly built Parish hall, Rajakad.
   March 20  Foundation stone laid for the new church, Kallar
   March 24  Blessing of the newly built building of the Portiuncula Ashram, 20 Acre, Kattappana.
   March 25  Inauguration of Jeevan Foundation, Bishops House, Karimpan
   April 1  Death of Major Archbishop Varkey Cardinal Vithayathil
   April 1-9  Bishops Ad Limina Visit, Rome.
   April 10  Burial of the late Major Archbishop Varkey Cardinal Vithayathil, St. Marys Basilica, Ernakulam.
   April 21  Consecration of Holy Myron, St. Georges Cathedral, Vazhathope.
   April 30  Consecration of the new station church, Sengulam
   April 30  Consecration of St. Alphonsa church, Alphonsa Nagar (Pothupara).
   May 1  Consecration of the new station church, Anakuzhy (Venmony).
   May 2  Blessing of the newly built Manimalika, Chelliampara
   May 9  Consecration of the newly built St. Thomas church, Lower Kulamavu (Muthiyurundayar).
   May 17  Consecration of the new station church, Punnayar (Keerithodu).
   May 20  Blessing of the newly built presbytery,Mankuva.
   May 26  Election of the new Major Archbishop Mar George Alencherry
   May 29  Enthronment of His Beatitude Mar George Alencherry
   May 30  Blessing of the newly built convent of Sisters of St.John of God, Alpara.
   July 3  Blessing of the school building and laying of the foundation stone for the new church, Vattavada.
   July 20  Funeral of Rev. Fr. Thomas Malieckal, who died on July 18th 2011, at Ezhukumvayal.
   July 31  Consecration of the new station church, Alphonsagiri (Soolappara).
   Aug. 6  Blessing of the newly built Higher Secondary school building, Chemmannar
   Aug. 15  Solemn inauguration of the Syro- Malabar Mission Year, St. Georges Cathedral, Vazhathope.
   Oct. 18  Sacerdotal Golden Jubilee of His Excellency Mar George Punnakottil, Atmajyoti Pastoral Centre, Adimali
   Nov. 12  Consecration of the newly built Parish church, Myladumpara
   Nov. 30  Major Archbishop Mar George Alencherrys Pastoral Visit to the Eparchy (November 30, December 1)
     Grand welcome accorded to the Major Archbishop, His Beatitude Mar GeorgeAlencherry, Vazhathope.
     Blessing of the newly built Rosary Garden, Adimali by the Major Archbishop.
     Grand Civic reception given to the Major Archbishop, Adimali.
   Dec. 01  Blessing of the newly built Christujyoti Pastoral Centre, Karimpan by the Major Archbishop Mar George Alencherry.
     Blessing of John Paul II Youth Centre, Vellathooval by the Major Archbishop
     Foundation stone laid for the new parish church, Kuthupara by the Major Archbishop
     Inauguration of the Cardiology unit in Karuna Hospital, Nedumkandam by the Major Archbishop.
 2012  Jan. 3  Blessing of the newly built Parish Hall and Kurisady, Karimpan.
   Jan. 6  Declaration of St. Jude church, Adimali as a diocesan Pilgrim centre of St. Jude.
     Blessing of the newly built Passion Mount, Koompanpara.
   Jan. 27  Blessing of the newly built chapel, Thakarappally Mettu, Narakakanam.
   Feb. 1 -8  CBCI meeting, Bangalore
   Jan. 9  Blessing of the newly built Parish Hall and Grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes, Mariapuram
   Jan. 12  Golden Jubilee of Chemmannar Parish and blessing of the newly built Presbytery.
   March 17  Blessing of the newly built Parish hall and chapel, Josepuram.
   March 29  Blessing of the newly built Auditorium, Karuna Hospital, Nedumkandam.
   April 14  Consecration of the new station church, Inchathotty, Panamkutty.
   April 15  Silver Jubilee of Chinnarnirappu parish and laying of the foundation stone for the new parish church.
   April 21  Preshithasangamam organized at Pavanatma College, Murickassery in connection with Syro-Malabar Mission Year
   April 24  Consecration of the new station church, Georgiar, Mankulam
   May 6  Blessing of the newly built school building of the Holy Family public school, Kunchithanny.
   May 20  Consecration of the newly built parish church, Mulakaramedu
   June 16  Blessing of the newly built presbytery, Thattekanny.
   August 15  Consecration of the newly built mission church, Vattavada.
   August 20-31  Bishop;s Synod, Mount St Thomas Kakkanad
   September 2

 Blessing of the newly built parish hall, Rajapuram

   September 10  Consecration of the renovated Sanctuary, Parathodu
   October 5

 Blessing of the new MSMM convent, Kanjikuzhy

   October 10  Blessing of the newly built Presbytery, Ponmudy
   October 18

Blessing of the newly built Presbytery, Ponnamala

   October 24 Blessing of the newly built parish hall, Thankamany
   October 27  Inauguration of Mar Sleeva College of Arts and Science,Murickassery
   November13  Blessing of the newly built parish hall, Nedumkandam
   December 12  Consecration of the newly built parish church, Machiplavu
   December 29  Releasing of the book, Hairanginte Kudietta Charithram, Erattayar
 2013  January 7-11  Bishop’s Synod, Kakanadu
   January 20  Blessing of the newly built parish hall, Narakakanam
   February 7  Consecration of the renovated Sanctuary, Pottankadu
   April 4  Blessing of the newly built Presbytery, Georgiar
   April 7  Blessing of the newly built Presbytery, Rajakumari
     Blessing of the new convent of Samaritan Sisters, Rajakumari
   April 13  Consecration of the newly built parish church, Bisonvalley
   May 10  Tenth Year Celebration of the inauguration of the eparchy of Idukki,Karimpan
   May 15  Consecration of the newly built parish church, Mulakuvalley
   May 18  Consecration of the newly built station church, Kamakshy
   May 26  The foundation stone laid for Nirmala Centre for Excellence,Rajakadu 
   August 19-31

 Bishop’s Synod, Mount St. Thomas, Kakkanadu

2014 April 23 Consecration of the newly built parish church, Rajakumari
  April 24 Consecration of the newly built station church, Mankadavu
  April 26 Consecration of the newly built parish church, Chinnarnirappu
  Nov. 10 Consecration of St. George Cathedral Church at Vazhathope
2015 June 09
Consecration of the newly built Chapel and blessing of the new Priest Home at Adimali.
  June 13 Samarppitha Sangamam of Vazhathope Region at Vazhathope
  Aug 14
Samarppitha Sangamam of Adimaly Region at Athmajyothi Pastoral Centre
  Nov 03
Blessing of the Capuchin Retreat centre and Consecration of the newly built Chapel, Thopramkudy
  Nov 05 Consecration of the newly built Parish church, Kallar
2016 April 02 Consecration of the newly built Parish church, Kallarkutty
  April 12  Consecration of the newly built Parish church, Pazhayarikandam
  May 21
Consecration of the newly built Station church, Poomamkandam Rajapuram.
  May 26 Consecration of the newly built parish church, Kambiline.
  May 29 Consecration of the newly built presbytery, Maniyarankudy.
  July 09 Pastoral Council, Adimaly.
  July 18-20 Young Priests’ seminar, Adimaly.
  August 02 Presbyterium at Bishop’s House, Karimpan.
  August 25-28 Syro Malabar Major Archiepiscopal Assembly, irinjalakuda.
  Sept. 03 Consecration of the renovated Sancturay, Thankamany.
  Oct. 19 Study Forum, Adimali.
  Oct. 29
Consecration of the newly built chapel in Karuna Hospital, Nedumkandam.
  Oct. 31 Blessing of the newly built presbytery, Kanakakunnu.
  Dec. 20 Presbyterium at Bishop’s House, Karimpan.
  Dec. 26 Ordination of 15 Deacons, Vazhathope.
  Dec. 31 Pastoral council, Adimali.
2017 Jan. 07 Blessing of the newly built presbytery, Muttukadu.
  Jan. 17 Extra ordinary Presbyterium at Bishop’s house, Karimpan.
  Feb. 03
Blessing of newly built U P School and foundation stone laid for the new presbytery, Mankulam.
  March 18 Blessing of newly built presbytery, Vellayamkudy.
  April 04 Study Forum, Adimaly.
  April 05 Study Forum, Vellayamkudy.
  April 22 Blessing of newly built Parish Hall, Bethel.
  April 23 Blessing of newly built Parish hall, Thopramkudy.
  April 26 Consecration of the newly built church, Kuthupara.
  April 29 Blessing of newly built presbytery, Bisonvalley.
  May 01 Consecration of the newly built church, Valara.
  May 13 Consecration of the newly built church, Pallikunnu.
  July 01
Consecration of the chapel and Blessing of the newly built FCC Convent, Josegiri