St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary

 St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary

The St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary was formally established by the Congregation for the Oriental Churches through its letter dated April 26, l962 and it was formally inaugurated and began functioning on July 3, l962. It is primarily intended for the education and formation of the seminarians of the Syro-Malabar dioceses. It is also open to the students of Syro-Malankara and Latin dioceses and of religious congregations. The Seminary is subject to the authority and control of the Syro-Malabar Bishops’ Synod, which exercises its authority through a specially elected Synodal Commission of Bishops. Read More >>

Paurastya Vidyāpīṭham

Paurastya Vidyāpīṭham is the local name given to the Pontifical Oriental Institute of Religious Studies which is an autonomous faculty of Theology erected at St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary. The Theological Department of the Seminary was affiliated to the Faculty of Oriental Ecclesiastical Sciences at the Pontifical Oriental Institute Rome on the 21st of February 1973. The Congregation for Catholic Education erected its academic section into an independent Theological Faculty with right to confer the degrees of B. Th. (Bachelor of Theology), M. Th. (Master of Theology) and D. Th. (Doctor of Theology) on July 3, 1982 Read More >>

Contact
St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary
Vadavathoor, Kottayam
Kerala - 686 010
Email: info@santhom.org
Tel: +91 481-2571809
,2571807, 2578319,
2574594,2574596
Fax: +91 4812578525
Rector - +91 481 2575530