Parish

Kottavattom    St. Antony’s SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Rev. Fr. Joseph   Venmanath

Ecl Dist : PUNALUR

Estd Year :1955

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Address :St. Antony's Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Kottavattom P.O.,Elampal Via, Punalur, Kollam-691 322

Description

Holy Mass Timing                                           : Sunday          : 6.15 am

                                                                          Thursday       : 5.30 pm

                                                                          Friday            : 5.30 pm 

Prayer service / Novena timings                      : Thursday       : Novena

 

Year of Establishment                                    : 1955

Landed properties – Area                               : 50 cents

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : Nil

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

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Rev. Fr. Ajo Kalapurayil

Name of Sisters from the Parish                     : Rev. Sr. Theresita VC

                                                                          Rev. Sr. Darsitha SIC

History and Development

St. Antony’s Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Kottavattom in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Punalur.  The first community of this parish was formed in 1955. It was blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios. The new church was built during the time of Rev. Fr. Abrham Valuparampil in 1972 and was blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios. 

Former Vicars

1955 - 1958 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Vilayil                                             

1958 - 1963 - Rev. Fr. Y. Joseph                                                     

1963 - 1965 - Rev. Fr. Jacob Mundappally                                      

1966 - 1974 - Rev. Fr. Abraham Valuparampil                                

1974 - 1976 - Rev. Fr. Daniel Thottathil                                          

1976 - 1979 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Kompananil                                    

1979 – 1984 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Plavila                                             

1984 -  1988 - Rt. Rev. Daniel Kochuvila Remban                          

1988 - 1993 - Rev. Fr. Albert Vadakkemuriyil                                

1993 - 1996 - Rev. Fr. John Vaippil                                                 

1997            - Rev. Fr. Mathew Karoor                                            

1997 - 2001 - Rev. Fr. Koshy Chakkalamannil                                

2001 - 2005 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Koickal                                           

2005 –           - Rev. Fr. Benny Narakathinal                                     

2005 - 2006 - Rev. Fr. Berthalomia George                                     

2007 - 2008 - Rev. Fr. Varghese Plavila                                          

2008 - 2010 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Kayyalackal                                    

2010 - 2013 - Rev. Fr. Varghese Kodithara                                     

2013 - 2015 - Rev. Fr. Alex Kalappila                                             

2015 - 2017 - Rev. Fr. Philippose Perumuttath                                

2017 – 2019 - Rev. Fr. Joseph Thottathilkadayil                              

 2019 -          - Rev. Fr. Joseph Venmanath                                      

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