During his studies in Rome Fr. Kuzhinapurath went for pastoral work in a parish atMontecchio Emilia in Italy. He could establish the first Malankara Catholic Communityin Italy (of Bethany Sisters) there at Montecchio Emilia in 2000. Fr. ThomasKuzhinapurath visited United Nations Headquarters (UNO) at New York in 2000.At present, Fr. Thomas Kuzhinapurath is the Notary of the Major Archiepiscopal Tribunalof the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church. He serves as the Promoter of Justice of theEparchial Tribunal of Mavelikkara. He is also working as the chaplain of Good SamaritanHome,Trivandrum, a centre which takes care of cancer patients. The centre offersaccommodation and care for the patients of Regional Cancer Centre (RCC), Trivandrum.
Scholar and Expert
Thomas Kuzhinapurath being an expert of Oriental Canon Law (CCEO) was invited tothe Holy Episcopal Synod of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church to assist thediscussions on the Particular Law, on July 15 -17, 2008 at the Catholicate Centre,Trivandrum.Various audio-visual Media in Kerala broadcasted talks and programmes onthe theological vision and social activities of Thomas Kuzhinapurath.
Kuzhinapurath has published well-studied articles in both English and Malayalam.
Heserved as student-chief editor of the philosophical journal,
. TheUniversity of Kerala has selected one of his articles for the pre-degree syllabus.
Kuzhinapurath has authored
each of which has been published in two editions.
is a collection of essays in Malyalam on socio-theological issues. His article within the volume argued that the juridical status of theSyro-Malankara Catholic Church (which was as a Metropolitan) is incompatible with its jurisdictional history.
In 2005, the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church was elevated to theTrivandrum, 2002, p.4.
All India Radio, Trivandrum, Talks Branch, Contract dated September 23, 2008; Power Vision TV, Guest Room, October 9, 2008, IST 19.30
The University of Kerala
, ISBN-81-86397-13-2 Thiruvananthapuram,India, 1998.
Fr. Thomas Kuzhinapurath,
, Collection of Essays, ISBN 81-87655-13-5,Carmel Publishing Centre, Trivandrum, India, 1998.
, MS Publications, Thiruvananthapuram, India,2008.
Thomas Kuzhinapurath,. "Malankara Katholikka Sabhayute Vyakthithvam" in
, 1998, pp. 35-41; See also, Thomas Kuzhinanapurath, "Malankara CatholicChurch
: Juridical Satus and Power of Governance" in www.scribd.com; ThomasKuzhinapurath, "Metropolitan Church
Juridical Status and Power of Governance",
XXI/I, pp. 41-48.