Persevering Faith in the divine providence, conviction in belief and relentless effort in its realization are undoubtedly the secrets of this successful man, Fr. K.P.Joseph.
Born on 1st December 1940, in the family of Kalamparambil in Kalady Kerala, his father was Mr. Paulo and mother Mrs. Annamm. He did his primary schooling in Kalady and later moved on to Tirupattur. He then joined the congregation of the Salesians of Don Bosco. After becoming a priest in 1971, he served as an Assistant Parish Priest at St.Joseph's Church, Chingelput, Vyasarpadi and Sacred Heart Church at Udiyantharam and became the Vice Rector and General Manager of St.Joseph's Technical School D'Castor Road in 1975.
After a couple of years of diversified activity of serving as coordinator and Secretary of the Social welfare Research Centre, during his tenure as Parish Priest at Sacred Heart Church, Oragadam. He then became the parish priest of St.Joseph's Church, Erukkenchery in 1981.