|05 May 1948
|Pampady Simhasana Church
|M.G.M School, Pampady & Baselios College, Kottayam
|Manjanikkara Dayro under H.E Mor Thimtheos Aphrem Aboodi Metropolitan, the Patriarchal Delegate and Very Rev. Raban Yaqub Madappad (Metropolitan H.G Julius Yacub of blessed memory)
|1974 (ordained by H.G. Mor Gregorios Geevarghese)
|(ordained by H.G. Mor Yulius Yakub)
|08 December 2002 (ordained by H.H. Patriarch Ignatius Zakka I)
|1. Metropolitan of Simhasana Churches of Kottayam & Environs,
2. Abbott of Piramadom Dayro
Mor Dionysius Geevarghese was
born in the
Being an eminent Syriac Scholar he served as Malpan at the Majanikkara Dayro and and at the Theological Seminary at Udayagiri. Many of the priests in Kottayam and nearby areas had their liturgical and theological studies under him. His Grace had his Syriac education under late Mor Yulius Yakub Metropolitan and Very.Rev. Alexandrious Corepiscopa Kadavumbhagam. In recognition of his Syriac scholarship, H.H the Patriarch Mor Ignatius Zakka I awarded him with the title “Masbolono Thoba”.
In April 2000 he converted the ancestral house at Pampady as a Dayro in the name of Patriarch St. Ignatius Elias III of blessed memory.A chapel was also constructed nearby in the name of Mor Geevarghese Sahada.
On 8 December 2002, His Holiness the Patriarch of Antioch and all the East Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I ordained Ramban Geevarghese by name Dionysius (Deevannasios) at the St.George Cathedral, Damascus, Syria and was appointed Assistant metropolitan of Simhasana churches under Metropolitan Mor Yulius Kuriakose.
On April 21, 2007, H.E Mor Dionysius Geevarghese
was entrusted by His Holiness the Patriarch with the independent charge of
Simhasana Churches at Kottayam and its environs; the official designation being
the ‘Simhasana Metropolitan of Kottayam & Environs’. In addition to the above
Simhasana Churches / Institutions, His Eminence also hold charge of the St.
Elias III Dayro in Pampady, and its St. George Simhasana Church. Through the
Patriarchal Bull # E 352/07, dated November 07, 2007, His Holiness the Patriarch
of Antioch and All the East Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I promoted His
Eminence as Metropolitan of Mor Ignatius Dayro at Manjinikkara and also as the
President of its Administrative committee with effect from November 16, 2007.
Consecration ceremony of H.G. Mor Dionysius Geevarghese