H. G. Dr. Abraham Mar Seraphim
His Grace was born on the 28th of December 1969 as the son of Puthenveedu V. A. Mathews and Annie. His Grace is a member of The St. George Valiyapally, Eram, Thumpamon Diocese. Consequent to completing his Bachelor’s Degree in Science from Mahatma Gandhi University, he embraced the Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kottayam, for theological and scholastic advancement. He later graduated from The Orthodox Theological Seminary, Kottayam, in Sacred Theology (GST) and the Bachelor of Divinity (BD) degree at the Senate of Serampore University. Apropos to completing his M. Th from Dharmaram Theological College, Bangalore, he attained D. Th from Chicago Theological Seminary, America.
His Grace held several key positions within the church, to name a few; General Secretary, Mar Gregorios Orthodox Christian Movement of India, Member, Managing Committee -Indian Orthodox Church, Member- Governing Board Thadakam Ashram, Coimbatore, Director- Santhinilayam Counselling Centre, Pathanamthitta..etc
He was elected to the Ecclesiastical title of Metropolitan on the 17th of February at the Malankara Association held at Sasthamkotta, subsequently he was consecrated as Metropolitan on the 12th of May 2010 at Mar Elia Cathedral, Kottayam. His Grace is currently leading the Bangalore Diocese as its Metropolitan.