Birth Date : 22 February 1982
Ordained Priest : 2 April 2008
Feast Day : 3 July
Joined the Vicariate : 29 November 2015
Fr. Binoy Kochukarikathil (Thomas) was born on 22nd February 1982.
He was ordained on 2nd April 2008 by His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis Catholicos. He hails from Malankara Catholic Church, Valakom in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum and is also incarnated in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum.
He secured his degrees in Philosophy and Theology from St. Mary's Malankara Seminary, Trivandrum and obtained his B.A degree in Philosophy from Kerala University and M. A. degree in Syriac from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala.
From 2008 to 2009, Fr. Binoy served as Assistant Vicar in the Malankara Churches at Thannithode, Manneera, Thekkuthode, Karimanthode and Elimullumplackal in the Diocese of Pathanamthitta.
From 2009 to 2012, he served as Vicar of Dhanuvachapuram, Panayarackal, Panayammoola, Moonnammoodu, Manalayam, Pothencode, Koliyakode, and Kattayikonam in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum.
From 2012 to 2015, he taught Syriac in St. Mary's Higher Secondary School, Pattom, Trivandrum and St. John's Higher Secondary School, Nalanchira, Trivandrum.
From 2012 to 2015, he served as the Director of Malankara Cattholic Youth Movement (MCYM) in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum.
Fr. Binoy joined the Vicariate on 29th November 2015 as Assistant Parish Priest at St. Daniel Comboni Parish, Jleeb Al-Shuyoukh, Kuwait.