Memala    St. Jude’s SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Rev. Fr. Saji Simon OIC   VILATHIVILAYIL


Estd Year :1969

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Address :St. Jude's Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Memala P.O., Vithura, Trivandrum Dt.


Holy Mass Timing                                           : Sunday          : 6.30 am

Prayer service / Novena timings                      : Wednesday   : 7.00 pm

Year of Establishment                                    : 1969

Landed properties – Area                               : 60 cents

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : Nil

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

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Nil

Name of Sisters from the Parish                     : Nil


History and Development

St. Jude’s Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Memala in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Nedumangadu.  The first community of this parish was formed in 1968 by the mission work of Rev. Fr. Mathai Malancharuvil.  This Parish was established and blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios in 1969. The church was renovated and blessed by Most Rev. Joshua Mar Ignathios.

Former Vicars

  1. Rev. Fr. Mathai Malancharuvil                
  2. Rev. Fr. Philip Tharakan Anniyil OIC                             
  3. Rev. Fr. Kuruvilapeedikayil OIC                        
  4. Rev. Fr. Thomas Vadavana OIC                         
  5. Rev. Fr. Chrisostom Kulathintemelethil OIC                              
  6. Rev. Fr. Bernard Kunniparampil OIC                             
  7. Rev. Fr. John Vattaparampil OIC                        
  8. Rev. Fr. Justin Thundumannil OIC                                 
  9. Rev. Fr. Bony Alex Thottathil OIC                                 
  10. Rev. Dr. Philip Neri                                 
  11. Rev. Fr. Saji Simon OIC  

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