Parish

Chempumala    St. Mary’s SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Rev. Fr. Joseph   Venmanath

Ecl Dist : PUNALUR

Estd Year :1938

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Address :St. Mary's Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Elambal P.O., Chempulmala, Punalur-691 322, Kollam Dt.

Description

Holy Mass Timing                                           : Sunday          : 9.30 am

                                                                          Friday            :10.00 am

                                                                          Other days    : 6.15 am

Prayer service / Novena timings                      : Wednesday   : 7.00 am

                                                                          Saturday        : 7.00 am

 Year of Establishment                                   : 1938

Landed properties – Area                               : 100

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : Nil

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

                                                                          St. Sebastian Shrine

                                                                          St. Geevarghese Shrine

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Nil

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

                                                                          Rev. Sr. Sebin SIC

History and Development

St. Mary’s Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Chempumala in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Punalur.  The first community of this parish was formed in 1932 by the mission work of Rev. Fr. Alexander Valiyaveettil. This Parish was established on 8th December 1938 by the Servant of God Archbishop Mar Ivanios.  New church was built by Rev. Fr. Koshy Chakkalamannil and blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios in 1976.

Former Vicars

1938            - Rev. Fr. Alexander     Valiyaveettil - Cor-episcopo 

1958            - Rev. Fr. Y. Joseph                                                     

1963 - 1965 - Rev. Fr. Jacob Mundappallil                                      

1967 - 1974 - Rev. Fr. Abraham Valuparampil                                

1974            - Rev. Fr. Daniel Thottathil                                          

1975 - 1976 - Rev. Fr. Koshy Chakkalamannil                                

1976 - 1978 - Rev. Fr. Abraham Valuparampil                                

1979 - 1984 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Plavila                                             

1985 - 1988 - Rev. Fr. Y. Joseph                                                     

1989 - 1991 - Rev. Fr. Alexander Panamkunnil                               

1991 - 1996 - Rev. Fr. Dominic Zacharia                                         

1996 - 1997 - Rev. Fr. Jacob Kulangara                                           

1997 - 2001 - Rev. Fr. Koshy Chakkalamannil                                

2001 - 2005 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Koickal                                           

2005 –            Rev. Fr. Benny Narakathinal                                     

2006            - Rev. Fr. Berthalomio George                                     

2007 - 2008 - Rev. Fr. Varghese Plavila                                          

2008 - 2012 - Rev. Fr. Albert Vadakkemuriyil                                

2012 - 2015 - Rev. Fr. Koshy Ayyaneth                                          

2015 - 2017 - Rev. Fr. Philipose Perumuttath                                  

2017 – 2019 - Rev. Fr. Joseph Thottathilkadayil                              

2019 -           - Rev. Fr. Joseph Venmanath                                       

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