Parish

Njarakkad    St. Mary’s SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Rev. Fr. John   Kallumpurath

Ecl Dist : KOTTARAKARA

Estd Year :1953

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Address :St. Mary's Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Njarakad, Kunnikode P.O.,Kollam-691 514

Description

Holy Mass Timing                                           :  Sunday         : 9.00 am

                                                                          Other days    : 6.30 am

Prayer service / Novena timings                      : Friday            : 7.30 am

Year of Establishment                                    : 1953

Landed properties – Area                               : 247 cents

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : Nil

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

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Nil

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

 

History and Development

St. Mary’s Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Njarakkad in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Kottarakkara.The first community of this parish was formed in 1940 by the mission work of Rev. Alexander Valiyaveettil Cor-Episcopa. This Parish was established and blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios in 1956.  The church was renovated during the time of Rev. Fr. John Kuttiyil and blessed by Late Cyril Baselios Catholicos in 2004.  

Former Vicars

                      - Rt. Rev. Alexander Valiaveettil Cor-episcopo                                  

                      - Rev. Fr. Thomas Vilayil                     

                      - Rev. Fr. Zacharias Kililethu                           

                      - Rev. Fr. George Kuttiyil

                      - Rev. Fr. Jacob Kaliyanthanam                                   

                      - Rev. Fr. Varghese Vadasseril                        

                      - Rev. Fr. Koshy Chakkalamannil

1970 – 1975 - Rev. Fr. George Kuttiyil                                

1975 – 1980 - Rev. Fr. Augustin Viruppel                           

1980 – 1982 - Rev. Fr. Samuel Thoppil                                

1982 – 1984 - Rev. Fr. John Padippura                                

1984 – 1986 - Rev. Fr. John Karavila                                   

1986 – 1990 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Kakkanattu                         

1990 – 1992 - Rev. Fr. Anto Kannamkulam                         

1992 – 1994 - Rev. Fr. Varghese Plavila                              

1994 – 1996 - Rev. Fr. Joseph Sundaram                             

1996 – 2000 - Rev. Fr. Abraham Vavolimeppurath              

2000 – 2010 - Rev. Fr. John Kuttiyil                                    

2010 – 2011 - Rev. Fr. Antony Vayalirakkathu                   

2011 – 2015 - Rev. Fr. Wilson Aluvila                                 

2016 – 2017 - Rev. Fr. Philip Dayanand                              

2017-2020  - Rev. Fr. Edison Pallivadakkethil                       

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