Fr. Thomas Karimundackal, SJ entered the Society of Jesus in 1993 and was ordained a priest for the Province of Kerala in 2004. After his ordination he served the Diocese of Calicut in various capacities as Parish Priest of Christ the King Parish Malapramba, Diocesan animator of Vincent de Paul Society, Legion of Mary, Kerala Catholic Youth Movement (KCYM), Spiritual Father of the diocesan minor seminary, Co-ordinator of diocesan renewal programme etc. He holds a Masters in Chemistry from St. Joseph’s College Trichy, Licentiate in Sacred Scripture (SSL) from the Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome, and a Doctorate in the Old Testament from the University of Innsbruck, Austria. He has joined Papal Seminary in November 2016 and as a teacher at Jnana-Deepa Vidaypeeth (JDV), our academic institution.