Birth Date : 14 September 1960
Ordained Priest : 12 April 1987
Joined the Vicariate : February 2016
E-mail: johnylonis - at - gmail.com
Father Johny Lonis Mazhuvanchery was born on 14th September 1960 in Puthenvelikkara, Ernakulam Dt, in the State of Kerala, India.
He was ordained on 12th April 1987 for Jalandhar diocese, Punjab, India. He made his Rel. Simple Profession on 14th April, 2010 and his Final Profession on 29th May, 2013.
Theology, B. A. English Literature, Diploma in Counselling, Diploma in Franciscan Spirituality, Spiritual Direction
1987-1992 - Assistant Parish Priest of Holy Cross Church, Chogawan and St. Michael’s Church, Ajnala
1992- 1996 - Parish Priest of St. Francis Church, Gurdapur, St. Clare’s Church, Dinanagar, St. Joseph’s Church, Pathankot and Director of Little Flower convent School, Gurdaspur
1997-2000 - Parish Priest of St. Michael’s Church, Ajnala, St. Mary’s CChurch, Chamyari, Sacred Heart Church, Punge, Director of All Saint’s School, Ajnala; St. Mary’s School, Chamyari; Sacred Heart School, Punge
2000-2003 - Spiritual Director of Holy Trinity Regional Major Seminary, Jalndhar; Chaplain of Sacred Heart Hospital and Nursing School, Maqsudan; and Parish Priest of Sacred Heart Church, Maqsudan.
2004 – 2008 - Parish Priest, St. Joseph’s Church, Kahunwan
2008 - Joined the Order of Friars Minor, Capuchins
2008-2009 - Pre-novitiate in Capuchin Major Seminary, Kottayam, Kerala
2009-2010 - Novitiate in Ranchi
2010 – 2011 - Franciscan studies in FISI Bangalore, India
2011-2012 - Worked in Jhabua Diocese in Madhya Pradesh, India
2012 - 2016 - Rector of Gyan Jyoti Capuchin Minor Seminary Kalanaur, Punjab, India
February 2016 - Appointment as Assistant Parish Priest, St. Daniel Comboni Parish, Abassiya, Kuwait.
August 4, 2017 - Appointment as Parish Priest, St. Daniel Comboni Parish, Abassiya, Kuwait.
January 11, 2018 - Appointment as Episcopal Vicar of Syro-Malabar of the Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Arabia.
LETTER OF APPOINTMENT
NOTIFICATION FROM THE BISHOP'S OFFICE: 006 / 2018, DATED: 11 Januray 2018|
Appointment of Rev. Fr. Johny Lonis, OFM Cap.
as Episcopal Vicar of Syro-Malabar of the Apostolic Vicariate of Northern Arabia
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