Kodumon    St Behnan’s SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Rev. Fr. Johnson PUTHUPARAMPIL

Ecl Dist : ADOOR

Estd Year :1946

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Address :St. Behnan's Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Kodumon, Paracode, Pathanamthitta - 691 555


Holy Mass timings                                          : Sunday          : 8.30 am

                                                                          Other days    : 6.30 am

Prayer service / Novena timings                      : Friday            : 10.30 am

                                                                          Saturday        : 5.30 pm

Year of Establishment                                    : 1946

Landed properties – Area                               :

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : St. Peter’s UP School

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

              St. Jude Shrine

              St. Antony’s Shrine

              Velankanni Matha Shrine

              St. Mary’s Shrine

              Holy Cross Shrine

              St. Mary’s Grotto - 2

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Rev. Fr. Thomas Poovannal

                                                                           Rev. Fr. Albert Vadakemuriyil

                                                                           Rev. Fr. Johnvarghese Palanilkunnathil

                                                                           Rev. Fr. Joseph Poovathumtharayil

                                                                           Rev. Fr. George Mecherimukalil

Name of Sisters from the Parish                     :  Rev. Sr. Shalini DM

History and Development

St. Behnan’s  Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Kodumon in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of  Adoor.  The first community of this parish was formed in 1946. This Parish was established in 1946 and was blessed by the Servant of God Archbishop Mar Ivanios.  Rev. Fr. Thomas Perumala was the first vicar. The church was renovated and blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios.  The new church was built and blessed by His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis in 2012.

Former Vicars

  1. Rev. Fr. Thomas Perumala                 
  2. Rev. Fr. Antony Kelamparampil                    
  3. Rt.Rev. Philip Ozhnnalloor Cor-episcopo                 
  4. Rev. Fr. Mathew Kalayil                   
  5. Rev. Fr. Samuel Thundiyil                 
  6. Rev. Fr. Mathew Kayyalackal                       
  7. Rev. Fr. Zacharias Nediyakalayil                   
  8. Rev. Fr. Jacob Puthenvilayil              
  9. Rev. Fr. Kurian Valuparampil            
  10. Rev. Fr. John Kampara                      
  11. Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Madamannil                
  12. Rev. Fr. Thomas Menekattil              
  13. Rev. Fr. Daniel Poovannathil             
  14. Rev. Fr. Jacob Kalluvilayathil
  15. Rev. Fr. Joshua Parayil

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