FR THOMAS KARIMUNDACKAL SJ
Father’s Name : Augustine Karimundackal
Mother’s Name : MariyakuttyKarimundackal
Date of birth : 16.08. 1970
Place of Birth : Hosdurg, Kerala, India
Catholic Diocese : Arch Diocese of Thalassery
Religious Order : Society of Jesus (Kerala Province)
- Bachelors in Chemistry, University of Calicut.
- Masters in Chemistry, University of Bharathidasan, Trichy.
- MPhil in Chemistry, University of Bharathidasan, Trichy.
- Bachelors in Philosophy, JDV, Pune.
- Bachelors in Theology, JDV, Pune.
- Licentiate in Sacred Scripture, PBI, Rome.
- PhD in Sacred Scripture, University of Innsbruck.
- Diploma in Pastoral Counselling, SRC, Calicut.
- Diploma in Yoga Training, Yogadham, Pune.
- Malayalam (written and spoken)
- English (written and spoken)
- Hindi (written and spoken)
- Tamil (spoken)
- Italian (written and spoken)
- German (written and spoken)
- French (written and spoken)
- Spanish (Comprehension)
- Sanskrit (Comprehension)
- Latin (Comprehension)
- Biblical languages: Greek, Hebrew, Syriac, Aramaic, Coptic.
- “Principles for a God-centred Existence”, in: D. Markl- C. Paganini – S. Paganini (eds.), GottesWortimMenschenwort: Festschrift für Georg Fischer SJ zum 60. Geburtstag (ÖBS 43), Frankfurt a. Main 2014, 37-54.
- “Luke 22:39-46 – A Subaltern Paradigm”, in: JeevadharaXLI (March 2011): 139-153.
- “Women in Search of Equality: Equality through Education”, Birthing a New Vision: The Empowerment of Women Religious in India, (March 2011): 45-50.
- “Promising Hope: Men of God and Men for Others”, Kerala Jesuit souvenir, (May 2011): 88-94.
- “SatyagrahiyayaKhristu”, in: Thomas Panikulam , S.J(ed.),BharathamkandaKhristu, Bharanaganam2005, pp. 53-90.
- “AdhunikaSastramThirichariyunnaDaivikamanam”, Jeevadharavol XXXIV (October 2004): 337-346.
Pastoral Experience :
- Vicar, Christ the King Church, Malaparamba, Calicut (2004-2006).
- Animator, Kerala Catholic youth movement (KCYM), Calicut Zone (2004-2006).
- Animator, Sodality (CLC), Calicut Zone (2004-2006).
- Animator, All India Catholic University Federation (AICUF), Calicut Zone (2004-2006).
Retreat and Spiritual Guidance :
- Directed Ignatian Retreats to the Religious and Youth.
- Spiritual Father of the Diocesan Minor Seminary, Calicut.
- Spiritual Father of Vincent De Paul society, Calicut circle.
- Spiritual Father of Legion of Mary, Calicut
Teaching Experience :
- Taught Chemistry in AKJM Higher Secondary School (2000-2001).
- Assistant Director of Pre –Novices (2000-2001).
- Taught Sacred Scripture in JDV, Pune (2010-2013).
- Conducted Leadership Training programmes for youth, children, laity, religious etc.
Religious Formation :
- Pre-Novitiate: Loyola, Aluva (1992-93).
- Novitiate: Christ Hall, Calicut (1993-95).
- First Profession: Christ Hall, Calicut (21-06-1995).
- Juniorate:VidyaNiketan, Trivandrum (1995-96).
- Philosophy: De Nobili College, Pune (1998-2000).
- Regency: Samanvaya, AKJM Kanjirapally (2000-2001)
- Theology: Sameeksha, Kalady (2001-20004).
- Ordination: Christ Hall,Calicut (28-12-2004).
- Final Profession: Jesuitenkolleg, Innsbruck (02.02.2013)
FR THOMAS KARIMUNDACKAL SJ