Rev. Fr. K. K. John

Cleric Order:
Kashisho - Priest
Address:
7906 Tabor Avenue
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Phone:
(215) 904 7398
E-Mail:
fatherjohnkk@hotmail.com
Parish Vicar:
St. Thomas Orthodox Church
5422 Mascher Street
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
Rev. Fr. K. K. John

Background

Date of Birth

24 May, 1947 (record, actual is on 13 July)

Education

  • B. A. (English Literature, Language and Phonetics.) April, 1968.
  • BGL: Mysore University- only course completed.
  • MOSSA Sunday school Matriculation 1964 with merit

Publication(S)

Published a book Titled, “Christian Righteousness, An Orthodox perspective, Vol I" & “Christian Righteousness, A Doctrinal perspective VOl II", with the help of members at St. Thomas Orthodox Church - 360 W. Blackwell Street Dover, NJ.

Bio

Lived in Bangalore from Jan, 1969 to Feb, 1986.Actively engaged in the formation of St Mary’s Syrian Orthodox Church (now called Jacobite St Mary’s Cathedral) and worked as it's first Sunday School Inspector and Acolyte.

Worked in a leading Manufacturing and Utility Industry in Bangalore as “Administrative Officer” for 15 years and was LIC Agent for 9 years.

In February 1986, migrated to USA with family and involved in the spiritual activities of St Peter’s Syrian Orthodox parish. His Eminence Mor Athanasius Yeshu` Samuel, Archbishop of the Syrian Orthodox Church, Diocese of United States and Canada, ordained him a Qoruyo on Dec 19, 1992. His Eminence Zachariah Mar Nicholovos, Former Archbishop of the Malankara Archdiocese of the Syrian Orthodox Church in North America, ordained him Shamosho on June 26, 1994 and on New Sunday or St Thomas Day, His Eminence Zachariah Mar Nicholovos ordained him as Kashisho on April 29, 1995.

Family

Married to Amminikutty, Perangattu house, Attachakkal, Konni. They have 2 children and 1 grandchild.

  • Susan Kurian, married to Mr. Sunil Kurian and they have one daughter, Callista Lin Kurian
  • Rev. Fr. Gheevarghese John married to Linju John