ACHANDY JOHNSON

ACHANDY JOHNSON
  • Designation : Professor - St. Joseph Pontifical Seminary, Aluva
  • Home Parish : Vellanchira
  • Current Status: Priests on Study outside the Diocese in Kerala
  • Date of Birth : 07 Feb, 1966   Feast Day : December 14
  • Phone : 0484 2603960; 2606745  Mobile : 8606338253
  • E-mail : johnsonachan@yahoo.com

PERMANENT ADDRESS

Achandy House, Mannampetta, Thrissur - 680 325

PRESENT ADDRESS

St. Joseph Pontifical Seminary, Mangalapuzha, Aluva-683 102, KERALA, INDIA

PERSONAL DETAILS

Birth : 07 Feb, 1966
Place of Birth : Vellanchira A+
Baptism : 14 Feb, 1966; Vellanchira
Baptismal Name :
Belonging Parish : Vellanchira
Heavenly Patron : St John of the Cross
Feast Date : December 14
Date of Joining Seminary : 20 Jun, 1981
Ordination : 30 Dec, 1991
Place of Ordination : Mannampetta
Celebrant : KUNDUKULAM JOHNSON
Blood Group : A+

Family


Father Name : Pylan (Late Achandy Paulose) Mother Name : Eliakutty (Late)
Brothers : Jose, Varghese, Joy Sisters : Sr. Clever CSC, Lucy, Jessy
Relative Priests & Religious :

  MINISTRY DETAILS


Sno. Place Duration Office
1 Mattom 29.01.1992 - 13.01.1993 Asst. Vicar
2 Kottekkad 13.01.1993 - 26.03.1993 Asst. Vicar
3 Paris 26.03.1993 - 06.01.2004 Higher Studies
4 Parannur 14.01.2004 - 04.02.2004 Acting Vicar
5 Valakkavu 04.02.2004 - 05.09.2005 Vicar
6 Archeparchial Bible Apostolate Centre 23.03.2004 - 05.09.2005 Director
7 France 05.09.2005 - 20.09.2008 Pastoral Ministry
8 Orumanayur 20.09.2008 - 11.06.2009 Vicar
9 M. I. Boys Town 20.09.2008 - 11.06.2009 Director
10 Germany (Paderbon) 30.08.2009 - 30.04.2013 Pastoral Ministry
11 Aluva Seminary 05.05.2013 - Continuing Resident Staff

  ADDITIONAL APPOINTMENTS / CHARGES/ SERVICES


Sno. Place Duration Office
1 MARY MATHA MAJOR SEMINARY 04.02.2004 - 05.09.2005 Lecturer
2 St. Mary's Minor Seminary 01.06.1987 - 30.04.1988 Regency
3 St. Joseph Pont. Insti. Aluva Lecturer

  MINISTRIES OUTSIDE THE ARCHDIOCESE


Sno. Place Duration Office
FRANCE
1 Paroisse St. Augustin, Paris VII Helping Priest
2 Paroisse Fontnay le Fleury Helping Priest
3 Daughters of Holy Spirit Chaplain
4 Little Sisters of Assumption Chaplain
5 Diocese of Soissons 05.09.2008 - 20.09.2008
6 Paroisse St Medard-en-Vermandois (Soissons) 01.09.2006 - 20.09.2008 Parish Priest
7 Paroisse de l'Esperance (Soissons) 01.09.2006 - 20.09.2008 Parish Priest
8 Paroisse St Quentin des Rives -de-l'Oise (Soissons) 01.09.2006 - 20.09.2008 Parish Priest
GERMANY
1 Diocese of Paderborn 30.08.2009 - 30.04.2013 Parish Priest
UK
1 Saint Teresa's Church, Chester (Archdiocese of Westminster 01.08.2008 - 31.08.2008 Helping Priest

.  CHAPLAINCY


Sno. Place Duration Office
1 Zion Convent 04.02.2004 - 05.09.2005 Chaplain

EDUCATION DETAILS

  B.A., B.Th., B.Ph., DSEB, DEA, STD, Ph.D  
  •       St. John Berchumans LPS, Aloo: 01.06.1971 - 31.03.1975
  •       R.M.H.S. Aloor: 01.06.1975 - 31.03.1978
  •       Assumption H.S. Varandarappilly: 01.06.1978 - 31.03.1981
  •       St. Mary's Minor Seminary, Thrissur: 20.06.1981 - 30.03.1984
  •       St. Joseph Pont. Seminary, Aluva: 01.06.1984 - 30.12.1991

HIGHER STUDIES/SPECIALISATION

  Doctorates in Biblical Theology & Religious Anthropology; A course in Biblical Archeology and Hebrew Language  
  •       Hebrew University of Jerusalem
  •       Catholic University of Paris
  •       State University, Paris IV

VISITED COUNTRIES

France, Germany, Belgium, Austria, Malta, Great Britain, Italy, Vatican, Portugal, Croatia, Sri Lanka, Israel, Palestine.

LANGUAGES KNOWN

French, German, Italian, Spanish, Greek, Hebrew, Latin , Arabic

INITIATIVES

  • Completed construction of Parish Hall at Valakkavu
  • Renovated the Chapel of M.I. Boys' Town, Engandiyur

ACADEMIC CONTRIBUTIONS

  • An exegetical and theological analysis of the temptation narrative in Saint Luke (Licentiate Dissertation)
  • An exegetical and theological analysis of the quotations of Greek Poets in the Missionary Speech of Saint Paul at Areopagus Compared to those in his Missionary Sermon in the Synagogue of Antioch in the Acts of the Apostles (Doctoral Thesis)