|Born on||-||29 April 1954|
Alunkal family, Kureekadu, Kandanad
|Parish Church||-||Marth Mariam Church, Kandanad|
|Theological Studies||-||B.Th. from Papal Seminary, Pune|
|Deacon||-||15 August 1972 (ordained by H.B. Catholicos Baselios Paulose II)|
|Kassisso||-||02 November 1976 (ordained by H.B. Catholicos Baselios Paulose II)|
|Ramban||-||06 August 2000 (ordained by H.G. Mor Julius Kuriakose)|
|Metropolitan||-||14 January 2001 (ordained by H.H. Patriarch Ignatius Zakka I)|
|Current Responsibilities||-||1. Metropolitan of Kandanad Diocese|
|2. Dubai, Abudhabi, Fujairah|
H.G. Mor Ivanios Mathews Metropolitan was born to Alunkal Abraham and Mary of Kureekadu, Kandanad. He completed his M.A Degree and later B.Th. from Papal Seminary, Pune. On 2 November 1976 he was ordained Kassisso by the Catholicos Aboon Mor Baselios Paulose II. Fr. Mathews served as vicar of churches in New Delhi, Pune, Faridabad and Bahrain. Since 1997, he was the administrator of the Kandanad Diocese. He was ordained 'Rabban' (dayroyo) on 6th August 2000 at the St. George Simhasana Church, Perumpilly by the then Patriarchal representative to Malankara Mor Julius Kuriakose.
On 14 January 2001 the Dayroyo Mathews was consecrated Metropolitan by name IVANIOS by H.H Moran Mor Ignatius Zakka I Iwas, at the Patriarchal St. Peter & St. Paul's Cathedral in Ma'arat Saydnaya, Damascus, Syria. H.G. for a brief period was the Metropolitan of the Malankara Archdiocese of North America also.