Manjakkala    St. Mary’s SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Rev. Fr. Wilson   Charuvila


Estd Year :1946

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Address :St. Mary's Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Manjakala P.O., Kunnikode-691 508


Holy Mass Timing                                           : Sunday          : 8.30 am

                                                                          Friday            : 5.30 pm

                                                                          Other days    : 6.15 am                                                

Prayer service / Novena timings                      : Saturday        : 7.00 am


Year of Establishment                                    : 1946

Landed properties – Area                               : 126.5 cents

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : Bethany convent

                                                                          L P School

Shrines / Grottos with Name of Saint            : St. George Shrine

                                                                          St. Mary’s Grotto

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Rev. Fr. Jaison Thazhathil

                                                                          Rev. Fr. Jacob Kalluvila

                                                                          Rev. Fr. Mathew Thazhethottathil

                                                                          Rev. Fr. Jobi Thomas OIC

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

                                                                          Rev. Sr. Pradeepthi SIC

                                                                          Rev. Sr. Jaya  SIC

                                                                          Rev. Sr. Joice SIC

                                                                          Rev. Sr. Mariya SIC

                                                                          Rev. Sr. Ivana SIC

                                                           Rev. Sr. Sandheepa SIC

History and Development


St. Mary’s Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Manjakala in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Kottarakkara.The first community of this parish was formed in 1946 by the Servant of God Archbishop Mar Ivanios by the mission work Rev. Fr. Joseph Thachettu. This Parish was rebuilt and was blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios.  Again the church was rebuilt by Rev. Fr. Samuel Kunnumpurathu in 2013 and blessed by His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis.  A presbytery was built in 2019 and blessed by His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis. 

Former Vicars

  1. Rev. Fr. Joseph Thachedath                                 
  2. Very Rev. Fr. Alexander Valiyaveettil Cor episcopo                              
  3. Rev. Fr. Zacharias Kilileth                       
  4. Rev. Fr. Jacob Njayalloor                        
  5. Rev. Fr. Koshy Chakkalamannil                          
  6. Rev. Fr. Varghese Vadasseri                               
  7. Rev. Fr. John Chakkullidath                    
  8. Rev. Fr. George Kuttiyil                          
  9. Rev. Fr. Jacob Kizhakkumkara                
  10. Rev. Fr. Thomas Poovannal                           
  11. Rev. Fr. Alexander Koikaleth            
  12. Rev. Fr. Koshy Ayyaneth
  13. Rev. Fr. Thomas Puthuparampil        
  14. Rev. Fr. Varghese Plavila                              
  15. Rev. Fr. Samuel Kunnumpurath                                
  16. Rev. Fr. Thomas Neriyattil      - Asst. Vicar                           
  17. Rev. Fr. Jacob Kalianthanam   - Asst. Vicar                           
  18. Rev. Fr. Abraham Pappadi      - Asst. Vicar                           
  19. Rev. Fr. Antony Plaparampil   - Asst. Vicar   
  20. Rev. Fr. Varghese Kodithara    - Asst. Vicar   
  21. Rev. Fr. Philip Kunnamkulathu
  22. Rev. Fr. John Varghese Palanilkunnathil

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