Wednesday 06 June 2012: Rev. Dr. Santhosh Madathil OIC, a member of Bethany Navajeevan Province of the Order of the Imitation of Christ, was called to eternal reward on 5 June 2012. He belongs to Nellimattom Madathil family. He was 65 years old.
He rendered his service at various Bethany Ashram such as Bethany Generalate, Kottayam, Nalanchira, Bethany Nagar, Nedumangad and Santhigiri Ashram. Also he served as Parish Priest of several parishes in the Major Archieparchy of Trivandrum, Archieparchy of Tiruvalla, Eparchy of Bathery and Eparchy of Puttur.
He secured a doctorate in Malayalam Literature from the University of Kerala. He worked as a professor and Head of Department of Malayalam at Mar Ivanios College, Hostel Warden and Rector of Bethany Students’ Centre, Nalanchira.
The funeral ceremony will be held at Bethany Ashram, Nalanchira on Friday 08 June 2012. May His Soul Rest in Peace!