Aruvikkara    St. Joseph’s SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Rev. Fr. Arunraj   Aereth


Estd Year :1960

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Address :St. Joseph's Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Aruvikkara P.O., TVM- 695 564


Holy Mass Timing                                           :  Sunday         : 6.30 am

                                                                           Wednesday   : 6.30 pm

Prayer service / Novena timings                      : Wednesday   : 7.30 pm

Year of Establishment                                    : 1960

Landed properties – Area                               : 32 Cent

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : Balaram Nursery School

Shrines / Grottos with Name of Saint            : St Joseph’s Shrine

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Nil

Name of Sisters from the Parish                     : Nil


History and Development

St. Joseph’s Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Aruvikara in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Nedumangadu. The first community of this parish was formed in 1960. This Parish was established and blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios in 1960.  The church was renovated during the time of Rev. Fr. Koshy Chirakkarottu and blessed by His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis 2014. 

Former Vicars

  1. Rev. Fr. Mathai Malancharuvil          
  2. Rev. Fr. Augustin Varukal CST 
  3. Rev. Fr. George Malancharuvil  
  4. Rev. Fr. George Jacob  
  5. Rev. Fr. P. T. Thomas  
  6. Rev. Fr. Thomas Vadavana OIC  
  7. Rev. Fr. Philip Anniyil OIC  
  8. Rev. Fr. Premanand OIC  
  9. Rev. Fr. Chrisostom OIC  
  10. Rev. Fr. Varghese Mavelil  
  11. Rev. Fr. Lawrence Thuruthiyil OIC
  12. Rev. Fr. Santhosh Madathil OIC  
  13. Rev. Fr. Philip Neri OIC  
  14. Rev. Fr. Joseph Kulakudyil OIC  
  15. Rev. Fr. Joshua Kochuvilayil  
  16. Rev. Fr. Mathews Alummoottil  
  17. Rev. Fr. Cyril Thengumthundil  
  18. Rev. Fr. Koshy Chirakkarottu  
  19. Rev. Fr. Thomas Varghese Vattaparamil
  20. Rev. Fr. John Areeckal

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