Official Website of CSI Parish Kattakada, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala

Official Website of CSI Parish Kattakada, Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala
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Bishops


Rt. Rev A. H. Legg Rt Rev A. H. Legg(1947-1967)

The first bishop was Rt Rev A. H. Legg consecrated on 13-10-1947. The diocese then got bifurcated into Kanyakumari and South Kerala Diocese. He became the first Bishop of the South Kerala Diocese as well, in 1959. He served in this office for eight years, when he returned to England.

Rt Rev William Paul Vachalan (1967-1972) was the next Bishop to be consecrated and instated in SKD. He passed away o 5-11-1972 while in service.    Rt Rev William Paul Vachalan
Most Rev Isaiah Jesudasan The Most Rev Isaiah Jesudasan (1973-1990) was consecrated as the next Bishop on 5 August 1973. He was Deputy Moderator of the Church of South India from 1980-81 and Moderator from 1982-1987. He served as a Central Committee member of the W..C.C Hon.Doctorate of Divinity was conferred upon him in 1988. He retired from active service on 14th February 1990 on completion of 65 years of age.
After the retirement of the Most Rev. I. Jesudasan Rt Rev Dr Samuel Amritham was consecrated (on 20-5-1990). He was director of the Programme on Theological Education and Director of the Ecumenical Institute, Bossey of the WCC 1980-1990. Serampore University conferred on him a honorary doctorate in 1987. He retired from active service on 19the August 1997. Rt Rev Dr Samuel Amritham  
Most Rev Dr J. W. Gladstone  The Most Rev Dr J. W. Gladstone was the next bishop who was consecrated on 16-9-1997. He was the principal of KUT seminary, Trivandrum and the president of the Senate of Serapore, Culcutta. He is selected as the Moderator of the C.S.I. Synod in 2008. He retired from active service on 25th December 2010 on completion of 65 years of age.
 Rt. Rev A Dharmaraj Rasalam (55) was proclaimed as the new Bishop of Church of South India (CSI) South Kerala Diocese on July 24, 2011. Rev Rasalam was ordained as Bishop at the Mateer Memorial Church, Trivandrum. He hails from Vizhinjam. After his schooling in Vizhinjam and Venganoor, Rasalam graduated in History from the Kerala University. He also did his graduation and post-graduation in Theological Studies at the Senate of Serampore College.   Rt. Rev A Dharmaraj Rasalam