Mar Bosco Puthur

Mar Bosco Puthur is the first bishop of the Eparchy in Melbourne and Apostolic Visitor for the Syro-Malabar faithful in New Zealand. He was born on 28-05-1946 at Parappur, Trichur. He was ordained priest on 27-03-1971. He has the educational qualifications of L.Ph; S.T.L; S.T.D. He had his seminary formation in Aluva Carmelgiri Philosophate and Propaganda College Rome. After his ordination he served as Asst. Vicar, Ollur (1976), Fr. Prefect, Minor Seminary (1976), Professor at St. Joseph’s Seminary Aluva (1977-1992), Rector, Minor Seminary (1992), Protosyncellus of the Archdiocese (1995-1999); Cathedral Vicar (1999), Executive Director of Liturgical Research Center, Mt. St. Thomas, Kakkanad (1999-2007). When he was nominated the first Curial Bishop of Syro-Malabar Major Archiepiscopal Curia, he was working as the Rector of Mangalapuzha Seminary (2007-2010). He was appointed Curial Bishop and Titular Bishop of Foraziana on 18 January 2010 and was ordained on 13 February 2010.

The Current Contact Details of Mar Bosco Puthur is,
Mar Bosco Puthur
30 Parkland Cresent
VIC 3064, Australia
Telephone: (0061)-03 97452299 Mob: (0061)-0432989154

News/ Events

  • First Friday Adoration: There will be a two-hour-adoration of the blessed sacrament (with the blessed sacrament exposed) at Thebarton after Holy Mass every first Friday of the month, from 7.00 pm to 9.00 pm. It ends with benediction. There will also be a priest available for confessions.
  • Malayalam Holy Mass Schedule:
    • Every Mon, Tue, Wed, Fri at 06:00 pm and Saturday at 08:30 am in Queen of Angels’ Church, 116 Kintore Street (141 South Road), Thebarton, SA 5031.
    • Every Saturday at 06:00pm and All Sundays at 06:30pm - St. Bernadette's Church, 2 Walsh Ave, St Marys, SA 5042
    • All Sundays at 04:30pm - Queen of Angels’ Church, 116 Kintore Street (141 South Road), Thebarton, SA 5031.
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