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Rev. Fr. John Mathew  

 Date of Birth: 30/09/1986            

Date of Marriage: 25/04/2016                   

Family Name:Olickal                     

Parents Name:  Mr. Varughese Mathew & Mrs. Leelamma Mathew                       

Native Place Address:   Mary Bhavan, Mitrapuram, Paranthal P.O., Adoor, Patthanamthitta Dist. Kerala.             

Home Parish: St. George Orthodox Aramanapally, Paranthal, Adoor.                    

Home Diocese: Adoorkadambanad                        

Local Parish: in Mumbai: St. Thomas Orthodox Valiyapally, Kalyan (w).                                

Qualification: M.A. B.Ed., PGDHRM, BD, GST.                   

Seminary Period: 2011-16

Seminary: St. Thomas Orthodox Theological Seminary, Nagpur.               


Sub Deacon:       23/04/2015 by H.G. Geevarghese Mar CoorilosAtVashiAramana Chapel

Deacon:               02/05/2016 by H.G. Geevarghese Mar CoorilosAtVashiAramana Chapel

Priest:                   04/05/2016 by H.G. Geevarghese Mar CoorilosAt St. Thomas Valiyapally, Kalyan.


Name of Spouse: Mrs. Rincy John                           

Name of Children:         


Residential Address: St. Mary’s                English High School, Ramnagar, Vejalpore, Dhamdachi,

Valsad – 396 001                              


Parishes Served (with year): Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church, Valsad (June 2016 till date)         


Tel.  Land Line:  02632 – 299591                                  

Mobile No: 09869259515                             

Tel. No. Kerala: N.A.      




Achievements: Passed as Topper in B.D. in both Seminaries in April 2016.

Served as OVBS Secretary for OKR Region for the year 2015 -16 and Associate Secretary for the period 2012-14               

                                Represented the Church at CCA General Assembly held at Jakarta in May 2015.

Only Orthodox Delegate at Conference for Theological Students conducted by CCA held at Bangkok in Nov 2014.