PERSONAL DETAILS

Birth : 05/Mar/1973
Place of Birth : Kundannur
Baptism : 12/May/1973
Baptism name : SEBASTIAN
Alias Name : Seby
Place of Baptism : Kundannur
Parish of origin : Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Kundannur
Feast Date : January 20
Heavenly Patron : St. Sebastian
Ordination : 29/Dec/1998
Celebrant : Mar Jacob Thoomkuzhy
Date of joining the Seminary : 18-06-1988
Place of Ordination : Kundannur
Parents : Father-Inasu, Mother-Rosa
Brothers and Sisters : Elsy, Jose, James, Francis, Mary
Blood group : O+
Educational Qualifications : B.A., B.Ph., B.Th., Doctorate in Systematic Theology, MA in Philosophy
Present Address : St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary, Vadavathoor, Kottayam, 686 010, Kerala
Phone : 9446619266
E Mail : chalakkalseby@gmail.com
Home Address : Chalakkal House, Kundannur, Trichur, 680 590
Areas of interest : Preaching, writing, classes, office work etc.
Languages Known : Malayalam, English, Italian, German
Countries Visited : Nepal, Italy, Germany, Belgium, France, Holland, Israel

Teaching Assignments

Resident teaching staff at PVP and Spiritual father at St. Thomas Seminary (2020-)
Visiting Faculty Ephrem Seminary Satna (2015)
Visiting Faculty at Pontifical Institute Aluva, Carmelgiri (2018-)
Visiting Faculty at Malankara Major Seminary (2019-)

Pastoral and Administrative Assignments

Assi. Parish Priest St. Mary’s Church Kaduthuruthy Palai (2001-2002)
Secretary to the diocesan Bishop (2002-2005)
Studies in Sacred Scripture at SBF Jerusalem (2005-2014)
Recognized Pilgrim guide to the Holy Land (2006-)
Diocesan Directior Bible Apostolate Palai (2014-)
Vicar St. Mary’s Church Palakkattumala (2014-2015)
Visiting Faculty at PVP Vadavathoor (2014-2020)
Core Team Member POC Bible Translation Committee (2015-)
Central Liturgical Committee Member (Nominated by MAB as the representative of the Bible Scholars 2019-)

Publications Articles

1. “Messiah in the Inter-Testament Literature”, Bible Bhashyam, September 2011.
2. “Yahweh in Psalm 23”, Malabar Theological Journal, Vol 6, 2011.
3. “Psalm 23 A Translation & Comparison With Its Ancient Versions”, Bible Bhashyam, June 2012.
4. “Psalm 2, a Messianic Psalm: A structural Analysis of the Psalm” Bible Bhashyam, March 2015.
5. “Karunardhrasneham Prekeerthikkunna Sankheerthakan”, in A. Mekkattukunnel, Karunayil Sampannanaya Deivam, OIRSI, Kottayam, 2015.
6. “A literary Analysis of Psalm 45”, Ephrems, Theological Journal, March 2016.
7. “Literary Approach to the Psalter”, Bible Bhashyam, June 2016.
8. “Deivavachanam: Moolagranthangalam Adyakalavivarthanangalum”, Talent, August, 2016.
9. “Vishudhagrandhathinte deivaniveshanam” Talent, September 2016.
10. “Vishvasavum Parampariavum”, Talent, December 2016.
11. “Carisam Sabhayil”, Talent, February, 2017
12. “Missio Dei and Missio hominum: insights from the Pentateuch” in Mission and Contextual Formation, G. Kudilil & A. Pandarakappil, Ephrem’s Publications, Satna, 2017
13. “Maranavuam Marananantharajeevithavam”, Talent, November 2019.
14. “Vishudhagranthavum Aaradhanakramavum”, Mathadarshanam, May 2019.
15. “Jagratha! Viswasikalkkidayile Avishudhagranthangal”, Jagratha, KCBC Vigilance Commission, 2020.
16. “Coronananthara Samoohavum Athmeeyathayum” in Viswasavum Jeevithavum Quarantinil A. Mekkattukunnel (ed.) OIRSI, Kottayam, 2020.

Books

1. Vachanamottotukal (Mal) Biblical Reflections (2005)
2. The Messianic Psalter : An Exegetical study of Messianic Frame of the Psalter, (Pars Dissertationis), Jerusalem, 2014.
3. Judaism Charitharavum Jeevithavum (Mal) Bible Society, Palarivattom, 2017.
4. Logos Padanasahayi (Mal, edi. 2016; 2017; 2018; 2019; 2020)
5. Kudumbangalkkoru Suvishesham (Mal, Edi.) 2017.
6. Bible Padanathinoru Aamukam (Mal, Co-auth.) Bible Society, Palarivattom, 2019