Rev. James Thaikoottathil

Adjunct On Campus

Education:

Pontifical Urbaniana University, Rome, Italy
– Bachelor of Philosophy (1981).

Pontifical Urbaniana University, Rome, Italy
– Bachelor of Theology (1984).

University of Mysore, Mysore, India
– Master of Arts Degree in History (1990).

Istituto di Liturgia Pastorale, S.Giustina, Padua,
affiliated to University of St. Anselm in Rome
– Licentiate in Theology with specialization in Pastoral Liturgy (1996)

Pontifical Urbaniana University, Rome, Italy
– Licentiate in Canon Law (2001).

Pontifical Urbaniana University, Rome, Italy
– Doctorate in canon Law (2003). (Summa cum Laude)

Language skills

Ancient:
Classic Latin (four semesters)
Classic Greek (four semesters)
Basic Hebrew (one semester)

Modern:
English
Italian
German
French (reading and understanding only)
Spanish (reading and understanding only)

Publications :

Doctoral Thesis – Pontifical Urbaniana University, Rome, Italy
Leges Irritantes et inhabilitantes: A Historical, Exegetical and Systematic Study on Canon 10 of Code of Canon Law 1983. (Rome, 2003)

Educational Experience:

2004-2011 & 2022- : Holy Apostles College and Seminary, Cromwell, Connecticut – Adjunct faculty

1990-1992: Lux Mundi, Institute for Religious, Cochin, Kerala, India – Lecturer

1985-1986: Lux Mundi, Institute for Religious, Cochin, Kerala, India – Lecturer

Pastoral Experience:

2007- St. Sebastian Church, Middletown, CT (Diocese of Norwich) – Pastor

2003 – 2007 St. Joseph Church, New London (Diocese of Norwich) – Parochial Vicar.

2000-2003: S. Andrea Avellino Church, Rome , Italy – Parochial Vicar.

1991-1992: St. Lawrence Church, Palluruthy, Cochin, India – Pastor.

1989-1991: Mount Carmel Petit Seminary, Cochin, India – Vice Rector, Teacher.

1986-1989: St. Anthony Church, Arookutty, Cochin, India – Pastor.

1985-1986: St. Sebastian Church, Chellanam, Cochin, India – Parochial Vicar.

1992-1993: Secretary to the Bishop, Cochin, India

1986-1992: Notary of the Diocesan Tribunal , Diocese of Cochin, India

1984-1986: Diocesan Director. Diocesan Director of Kerala Catholic Student League.

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