Parish

Oorakam    St. Thomas SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Very Rev. Dr. George Thomas   Kochuvilayil

Ecl Dist : KILIMANOOR

Estd Year :1972

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Address :St. Thomas Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Oorakom, Kalamacal P.O., Kanichode, Vamanapuram, TVM- 695 606

Description

Holy Mass Timing                                           : Sunday          : 6.30 am

Prayer service / Novena timings                      : Tuesday         : 6.30 pm

                                                                          Saturday        : 6.30 pm

Year of Establishment                                    : 1972

Landed properties – Area                               : 57 cents

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : Nil

Shrines / Grottos with Name of Saint            : St. Thomas & St. Mary’s Shrine

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Rev. Fr. Joshy Raymond OIC

Name of Sisters from the Parish                     : Nil

 

History and Development

 

St. Thomas Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Oorakam in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Kilimanoor.  The first community of this parish was formed in 1968.This Parish was established during the time of Rev. Fr. Mathew Chengallor. It was blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios. The church was renovated by Fr.Thomas Varghese Vattaparampil in 1986 and blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios

Former Vicars

1972 - 1982 - Rev. Fr. Mathew Chenkalloor                             

1982 - 1983 - Rev. Fr. John K.V.                                               

1983            - Rev. Fr. Mathew Elanjickal                                 

1983             - Rev. Fr. John Karavila                                         

1984 - 1985 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Varghese Vattaparampil           

1988 - 1991 Rev. Fr. John G. Vadakkepuram                         

1992 - 1995 Rev. Fr. John Thazhayil                                       

1996 - 2000 Rev. Fr. John  Areekkal                                       

2000              Rev. Fr. Edison Thomas Pallivadakkethil            

2001            - Rev. Fr. Joseph Antony Puthenpurayil                      

2001- 2002 Rev. Fr. John Kizhakkekara                           

2003            - Rev. Fr. Kaleb Cheruvallil                             

2004 - 2007 Rev. Fr. Mathew Charivukalayil                                

2007            - Rev. Fr. Jose Mariadas OIC                          

                    - Rev. Fr. George Joshua Kanileth                               

2008            - Rev. Fr. Daniel Poovannathil                         

2008            - Rev. Fr. Nitheesh Valliayath                         

2008            - Rev. Fr. Vijayanand Idayilaveettil                

2009 - 2012 - Rev. Fr. George Thomas Kochuvilayil                      

2012 - 2013 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Parackal                                          

2013 - 2015 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Poovannal                           

2015 - 2017 - Rev. Fr. Samuel Paravila                                            

2017             - Rev. Dr. George Thomas Kochuvilayil                      

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