Parish

Kalayapuram West    St. Mary’s SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Rev. Fr. Thomas   Mukaluvila

Ecl Dist : KOTTARAKARA

Estd Year :1931

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Address :St. Mary's Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Vallakadavu, Kalayapuram P.O., Kottarakara, Kollam Dt. 691 560

Description

Holy Mass Timing                                           : Sunday          : 7.00 am

                                                                          Other days    : 6.30 am

Prayer service / Novena timings                      : Thursday       : 7.15 am

                                                                          Saturday        : 7.15 am

 

Year of Establishment                                    : 1931

Landed properties – Area                               : 125 cents

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : Bethany Convent

                                                                          St. Theresas UP School

Shrines / Grottos with Name of Saint            : St. Jude Grotto

                                                                          St. Mary’s Shrine

                                                                          St. Joseph’s Shrine

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Rev. Fr. John Felix OIC

                                                                          Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Ezhiyath (joined in the Parish)

Name of Sisters from the Parish                     : Rev. Sr. Agna SIC

                                                                          Rev. Sr. Sudheepthi SIC

                                                                          Rev. Sr. Ushas SIC

                                                                          Rev. Sr. Tessa SIC

                                                                          Rev. Sr. Vimala SIC

                                                                          Rev. Sr. Fransisca SIC

History and Development

St. Mary’s Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Kalayapuram West in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Kottarakkara. This Parish was established in 1931 by the Servant of God Archbishop Mar Ivanios.  A new church was built during the time of Rev. Fr. Thomas Kaithanal. It was blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios.

Former Vicars

                    - Rev. Fr. Mathai Munjanattu              

1955            - Very Rev. Alexander Valiyaveettil Cor episcopo     

1956            - Rev. Fr. Jose Thachettu                                             

1957 - 1966 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Kaithanal                                        

1966 - 1970 - Rev. Fr. Jacob Mundappalli                                       

1970 - 1972 - Rev. Fr. Joseph Puthenpurayil                                    

1972 - 1973 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Ponmelil                                          

1974 - 1975 - Rev. Fr. Samuel Thundiyil                                         

1975 - 1977 - Rev. Fr. Samuel Edamannil                                       

                    -   Very Rev. Samuel Thaikoottathil  Remban

1977 - 1983 - Rev. Fr. Joseph Konnath (Joseph Mar Thomas)          

1984 - 1985 - Rev. Fr. George John                                                 

1985 - 1986 - Rev. Fr. Albert Vadakkemuriyil                                

1986 - 1988 - Rev. Fr. Alexander Panamkunnil                               

1989 - 1991 - Rev. Fr. Dominic Odalil                                            

1991            - Rev. Fr. John Palavila OIC                                        

1992 - 1999 - Rev. Fr. Stephen Thiruvalil OIC                                

1999 - 2001 - Rev. Fr. Damien OIC                                                

2001 - 2003 - Rev. Fr. George Kuttiyil                                            

2003            - Rev. Fr. Zackarias Pushpavilasam                             

2003             - Rev. Fr. Samuel Varghese Meledath                         

2005 - 2006 - Rev. Fr. Abraham Vavolimeppurath                          

2006             - Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Nediyamalayil                        

2006 - 2007 - Very Rev. Thomas Kumbukkatt Cor episcopo          

2007 - 2008 - Very Rev. Mathews Vazhappilleth  Cor episcopo     

2008 - 2011 - Rev. Fr. Noby Ayyaneth                                           

2011 - 2014 - Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Ezhiyathu                               

2015 - 2017 - Rev. Fr. Alexander Koikaleth                                    

2017            - Rev. Fr. Thomas Mukaluvila                                        

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