Mar Chrysostom Foundation

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(An organization for Global Peace through Communal Harmony)

Founded – 2013

Mar Chrysostom Foundation is started in 2013 to promote the “Global Peace through Communal Harmony” in the name of the world-renowned leader His Grace Dr. Philipose Mar Chrysostom Valia Metropolitan. The late Bishop was popularly known as the Goodwill Ambassador of Global Peace and Communal Harmony. 

Most. Rev. Dr Philipose Mar Chrysostom One of the longest serving Bishops for 68 years in Mar Thoma Church bid farewell to the world at the age of 104 (April 27, 1918 – May 5, 2021). Known for his wit and humor, the bishop was conferred with India’s third highest civilian award, the Padma Bhushan in 2018.

He formulated and implemented projects to improve the social, economic, and cultural condition of the backward class people with the help of parishes. As the Bishop of South Travancore, he encouraged the local parishes to set up over 40 Mission centers for the uplift of the marginalized through handicrafts, printing press, Balawadis and other livelihood means.
The basic quality of Mar Chrysostom Metropolitan was his pleasant attitude. His main medium of communication was through humorous words and action. Many books and documentaries have been published containing his humorous speeches and talks.

The zeal towards the World Peace and Religious harmony is an essential platform for the collective approach for a peaceful atmosphere in India and abroad. The Vision of Mar Chrysostom Foundation is an encouraging aspect Foundation is planning to launch “Global Peace & Communal Harmony” Conferences in National & International level to spread the Vision of the Foundation.

Similar actions to promote the Environmental blessings will be another stepping stone to promote the Mar Chrysostom Foundation will also be priority in the coming days.

Mar Chrysostom with Hon. P M Modi


Mar Chrysostom Foundation
Avagama, Paliakara, Thiruvalla, Kerala, India
Phone: 0091 9447423339

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