Karickom    St. Mary’s SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Rev. Fr. Rijo Thomas OIC   Kunnil


Estd Year :1936

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Address :St. Mary's Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Karickom P.O, Kottarakara, Kollam Dt. -691531


Holy Mass Timing                                           :  Sunday         : 9.30 am

                                                                        ; Thursday       : 5.00 pm

Prayer service / Novena timings                      : Thursday       : 4.30 pm


Year of Establishment                                    : 1936

Landed properties – Area                               : 53 cents

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : Nil

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

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Rev. Fr. Zacharias Theckedathu (Late)

                                                                          Rev. Fr. George Theckedathu (Late)

                                                                          Rev. Fr. Alexander Panicker Poomuttom (Late)

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

                                                                          Rev. Sr. Angelin SIC


History and Development

St. Mary’s Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Karickom in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Kottarakkara. This Parish was established in 1936 by the Servant of God Archbishop Mar Ivanios by the mission work of Rev. Fr. Alexander Valiyaveettil.  A new church was built during the time of Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Chengileth. It was blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios. The church was renovated by Rev. Fr. Philip Kannamkulam on13th November 2011 and blessed by His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis. 

Former Vicars

  1. Rt. Rev. Fr. Alexander Valiaveettil Cor-episcopo                 
  2. Rev. Fr. Zacharias Theckedathu                                
  3. Rev. Fr. Mathew Puravady                            
  4. Rev. Fr. George Theckedathu                        
  5. Rev. Fr. Varghese Vadasserry                                   
  6. Rev. Fr. C. T. Kuruvila                                  
  7. Rev. Fr. Zacharias Kilileth                             
  8. Rev. Fr. Koshy Chakkalamannil                                
  9. Rev. Fr. Idicula Pandiyath                             
  10. Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Chenkilath                              
  11. Rev. Fr. John Padipurackal                            
  12. Rev. Fr. Dominic Zacharia                             
  13. Rev. Fr. Thomas Neriyattil                            
  14. Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Perumala                                 
  15. Rev. Fr. John Puthenvilayil                            
  16. Rev. Fr. Varkey Attupurath                           
  17. Rt. Rev. Fr. Thomas Kumbukatt Cor-episcopo                                 
  18. Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Kallittayil                                
  19. Rev. Fr. Joseph Sadanam                               
  20. Rev. Fr. Nelson Valiyaveettil                        
  21. Rev. Fr. Regi Padipurackal                            
  22. Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Changaveettil                         
  23. Rev. Fr. Daniel Kalluvila                               
  24. Rev. Fr. Santhosh Ennavila                           
  25. Rev. Fr. Philip Kannamkulam                        
  26. Rev. Fr. George Bhattasseril                          
  27. Rev. Fr. Philipose Perumuttathu                                
  28. Rev. Fr. Paul Vilayil Puthenveedu                            
  29. Rev. Fr. Sajan Puthenveedu                          
  30. Rev. Fr. Albert Vadakemuriyil                                  
  31. Rev. Fr. Jose                          
  32. Rev. Fr. Mathew                                
  33. Rev. Fr. C. C. John                            
  34. Rev. Fr. Alex Kalappila                                 
  35. Rev. Fr. Jose Valuparampil                            
  36. Rev. Fr. Samuel Kunnumpurath        

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