FR. ABRAHAM MUTHOLATH

THE FOUNDER'S HILIGHTS

First Knanaya Vicar General of the St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Diocese of Chicago and the First Director of the Knanaya Catholic Region in the United States.

First pastor of Sacred Heart Knanaya Catholic Forane Parish, Chicago and of St. Mary’s Knanaya Catholic Parish, Chicago.

First Director of St. Pius X Knanaya Catholic Mission in Los Angeles.

Motivating force behind starting various Knanaya Catholic missions and parishes in the main cities of the United States.

Took leadership to start convents of Visitation and St. Joseph Congregations in Los Angeles and Chicago.

Started Knanaya Catholic Parish Cemetery sections for Sacred Heart and St. Mary's Knanaya Catholic parishes of Chicago.

Started Agape Movement, a non-profit corporation in the United States in 2001 for charitable and pastoral support.

Donated land and building of Agape Bhavan at Cherpunkal for the physically and mentally challenged to Kottayam Social Service Society as the Silver Jubilee gift of his ordination.

Donated land and building of Good Samaritan Resource Centre at Cherpunkal to Kottayam Social Service Society to train the Blind-deaf.

Donated Mutholath Auditorium in Mutholath Nagar at Cherpunkal to Kottayam Social Service Society to financially support the CBR projects at Good Samaritan Resource Centre.

Gifted to Kottayam Social Service Society the Impact Centre at Mutholath Nagar, Cherpunkal for residential programs of the differently abled and their trainers.

Founder of Fr. Abraham Mutholath Foundation as part of his Sacerdotal Ruby Jubilee.

Sponsored the construction of five churches in the Mission Diocese of Miao in India.

First Director of Chaithanya Pastoral Centre at Thellakom, Kottayam and started Chaithanya Karshika Mela (Agricultural Festival) at Thellakom, Kottayam

Introduced Developmental Approach with self-help groups and Community Based Rehabilitation program at Kottayam Social Service Society (KSSS).

First Director of Caritas Ayurvedic Hospital, Kottayam.

Screenplay writer of Malayalam feature film, “Dollar.”

Author of five Books.

Popularized Apna Des, the fortnightly of the Archdiocese of Kottayam.

Chief Editor of Platinum Jubilee Souvenir of the Archdiocese of Kottayam and the Silver Jubilee Souvenir of Archbishop Mar Kuriakose Kunnacherry.

Started the Lower Primary School at Veliyand Church in Kuttanad, Kerala.

Publishes homily resources for priests, preachers, and Bible students on website.

Webmaster of various websites.

BOOKS BY FR. ABRAHAM MUTHOLATH