MST is of Major Archiepiscopal Right and juridically falls under the classification “Societies of Apostolic life” (CCEO 572). It is subjected to the Major Archiepiscopal authority and is governed by the particular law of the Syro-Malabar Church and The Constitutions and Directives of MST.



     Mar George Cardinal Alencherry
    Major Arch Bishop

The Missionary Society is governed by the General Assembly and administered by the Director General assisted by the General Council in accordance with the Constitutions and Directives


                                                                                                                                    Rev. Fr Vincent Kadalikattilputhenpura

  Director General



Rev. Fr Joseph Thekkekarott

 Vice Director and 1st Councilor


    Rev. Fr Muthanatt Ivan

      2nd Councillor


  Rev. Fr Jomon Ayyankanal

3rd  Councillor


  Rev. Fr Aragassery Lonappan

       Secretary General and

4th Councillor

     Rev. Fr Santhosh Olapurackal

   Treasurer General


Administration in the regions is done by the Regional Directors assisted by the Regional Council



Director General -

Very Rev. Fr Antony  Perumanoor    

      Benefactors  and Seminarians' Sponsorship programme; MST Website;


Vice Director and 1st Councilor - 

Rev. Fr Francis  Kureeckal                                                                         

Vocation Promotion; Formation - in-charge of all seminarians, and all MST Seminaries and Formators; Ongoing Formation - In - charge of the expert team for ongoing Formation, Programmes for different age groups, Interregional gatherings and refresher programmes, higher studies and priests in Higher studiesboth in India and Abroad; Santhome Mission; MST Calendar; Vishwadeepti, Kolhapur; Thomasine Research Center, Melampara; Santhome Bible Center, pariyaram; IHPS, Delhi

2nd Councillor - 

Rev. Fr Thomas Karamel

Education; Social Apostolate; In-charge of Mission-Expansion; Angel Home, Kadanad; Mochana, Kuruppanthara; Karunyashram, Paithalmala; Santhwanalaya, Muthappanpuzha; Santhome Ayurveda, Bhedshi

3rd Councillor - 

Rev. Fr Justin Vettukallel

Secretary General; Mission Animation and Communication - IMPACT, Kochi and Kalasdhana, Mumbai; Overseas Ministries and Personnel;   MST News Bullettin; MST Directory

4th Councillor - 

Rev. Fr Peter Kavumpuram

Priests' Welfare; In - charge of Central Committe for Communion; Santhome Fellowship; Preaching Ministry and new Evangelization in India; Deepti Chapel and Liturgy; In- Charge of priests living away from the Regional centers in India; Animation of the communities in Deepti - Organizing Monthly recollection, organizing the participation in funerals, family functions of the MSTs

Treasurer General - 

Rev. Fr Kuriakose Kunnel

Economic Welfare and Funds; Investments, sale, constructions etc.; Properties and estates directly under the Generalate; House administration- Vehicles, Guests, mess etc., Facilitator of Finance Council, General Auditing and Constuction Committee



St Paul Region

Regional Director Rev Fr Vincent Kadalikkattilputhenpura
1st Councillor Rev Fr Thomas Chenganariparampil
2nd Councillor and Treasurer Rev Fr George Pottananickal

St Thomas Region

Regional Director Rev Fr Joseph Thekkekarott
1st Councillor Rev Fr Joseph Kalayil
2nd Councillor and Treasurer Rev Fr Varghese Karikkandathil

St Alphonsa Region

Regional Director Rev Fr Sebastian Njalliyil
1st Councillor Rev Fr Thomas Mangalathil
2nd Councillor and Treasurer Rev Fr Thomas Chirayil

Mary Queen of the Mission Delegation

Delegate Rev Fr  Thomas Olappurackal
Ist Councilor Rev Fr Joseph Karodan 
2nd Councillor and Procurator