Reverend George S. Illikkal

Father George comes to us as the Administrator of St. Mary Magdalen of Pazzi, Payneville and St. Theresa of Avila in Rhodelia beginning June 22, 2016.

Father George was ordained on January 2, 2005.  He is a member of the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI).  He is a native of Kerala, India and studied at Dharmaram Vidya Kshetra (Pontifical Athenaeum of Philosophy and Theology), Bangalore, India.  He earned a Master of Psychology from Christ University in Bangalore, India.

His first assignment was Associate Pastor at St. Theresa’s Church in India.  Then he served as minor seminary rector for 3 years in the Carmelite of Mary Immaculate Religious Order and served as pastor at Galilee Church before coming to the USA.  Father George has a brother and a sister and his parents are deceased.  His last assignment has been at St. Augustine in Lebanon, KY and Holy Name of Mary in Calvary, KY.