Parish

Urukunnu    Lourdes Matha SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Rev. Fr. Thomas OSH   Kochuvattathara

Ecl Dist : PUNALUR

Estd Year :1956

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Address :Lourdes Matha Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Urukunnu P.O., Kollam - 691 329

Description

Holy Mass Timing                                           : Sunday          : 8.15 am

                                                                          Other days    : 6.30 am   

Prayer service / Novena timings                      : Sunday          : 4.00 pm

Year of Establishment                                    : 1956                                                 

Landed properties – Area                               : 311 cents

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : Nil

Shrines / Grottos with Name of Saint            : Lourde Matha Grotto & Shrine

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Rev. Fr. John Muruppel

                                                                          Rev. Fr. Abraham Muruppel

Name of Sisters from the Parish                     : Rev. Sr. Grace Mathew DM

                                                                          Rev. Sr. Rose John DM

                                                                          Rev. Sr. Clair John DM

History and Development

Lourd Matha Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Urukunnu in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Punalur. The first community of this parish was formed in 1956. This Parish was established and blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios.  A presbytery was built in 1975. The church was renovated by Rev. Fr. Samuel Kunnumpurath in 2005 and blessed by His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis. 

Former Vicars

1955 – 1958 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Vilayil                           

1958 – 1960 - Rev. Fr. Y. Joseph                                               

1960 –             Rev. Fr. Sebastian Nedumkallel              

1961 – 1963 - Rev. Fr. Mathew Thuruthiyil                   

1963 – 1970 - Rev. Fr. Joseph Vadakkekuttu                

1970 – 1974 - Rev. Fr. Joshua Thekkecharuvil               

1974– 1977 - Rev. Fr. Abraham Valuparampil              

1977 – 1978 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Valiyavilayil                 

1978 - 1982 - Rev. Fr. Albert Vadakkemuriyil              

1982 - 1983 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Kulangara               

1983 – 1985 - Rev. Fr. Philip Chempakassery                      

1985 - 1987 - Rev. Fr. John Areeckal                                  

1987 - 1989 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Vattaparampil                     

1990 - 1992 - Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Nediyath                     

1992 - 1994 - Rev. Fr. John Vadakkepuram            

1996 - 1999 - Rev. Fr. Sebastian Ambasserry (Roy)

2000 - 2004 - Rev. Fr. Samuel Kunnumpurath                    

2004 - 2009 - Rev. Fr. varghese Naduthala             

2009 – 2010 - Rev. Fr. Samuel Thoppil                                

2010 - 2014 - Rev. Fr. Joseph Kadakampally                      

2014 – 2018 - Rev. Fr. Daniel Kalluvilayil               

2018             - Rev. Fr. Thomas Kochuvattothara                  

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