Parish

Vettithitta    St. Mary’s SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Rev. Fr. Thomas   Kizhakumkara

Ecl Dist : PUNALUR

Estd Year :1946

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Address :St. Mary's Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Vettithitta P.O., Piravanthoor, Kollam-689696

Description

Holy Mass Timing                                           : Sunday          :6.30 am

Prayer service / Novena timings                      :

 

Year of Establishment                                    : 1950

Landed properties – Area                               : 100 cents

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : Nil

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

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Rev. Fr. Jobin Jacob Karukayil

Name of Sisters from the Parish                     : Nil

 

History and Development

St. Mary’s Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Vilakkuvattom in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Punalur. The first community of this parish was formed in 1950 by the mission work of Rev. Fr. Joseph Koithara and blessed by the Servant of God Archbishop Mar Ivanios. The new church was built on 1958 and was blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios. 

Former Vicars

1946 – 1948 - Rt. Rev. Fr. Alexander Valiyaveettil (Cor episcopo)                                                

1948 - 1953 - Rev. Fr. Joseph Vazhappilleth                       

1953 - 1957 - Rev. Fr. Cyriac Manavalan                            

1957 - 1959 - Rev. Fr. OOmmen Ayyaneth                         

1959 - 1965 vRev. Fr. Kuriakose Thaliyath                         

1965 - 1967 - Rev. Fr. Augustin Viruppel                           

1967 – 1971 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Neriyattil                            

1971 - 1974 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Vilayil                                 

1974 - 1979 - Rev. Fr. Abraham Pappadiyil                        

1979- 1986 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Kaithanal                            

1986 - 1991 - Rev. Fr. Joseph Puthenkalam                         

1991 - 1996 - Rev. Fr. George Mathew                               

1996 - 2000 - Rev. Fr. Sam G. Paruvelil                              

2000 - 2002 - Rev. Fr. Albert Vadakkemuriyil                    

2002 - 2007 - Rev. Fr. Dominic Savio Mammoottil             

2007- 2008 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Meppurath                          

2008 - 2011 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Pottapurayidam                  

2011 – 2013 - Rev. Fr. Wincent Charuvila                           

2013 - 2014 - Rev. Fr. Jose Prasad Valuparampil                

2014 - 2015 - Rev. Fr. Immanuel Benglavil                         

2015-2020   - Rev. Fr. John kuttiyil                   

                  

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