Parish

Theppupara    St. Thomas SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Rev. Fr. Joseph Kadakampallil

Ecl Dist : ADOOR

Estd Year :1971

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Address :St. Thomas Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Thoduvacadu, Theppupara P.O., Pathanamthitta- Dt. 691 554

Description

Holy Mass timings                                          : Sunday          : 9.30 am

                                                                          Friday            : 5.00 pm

Prayer service / Novena timings                      : Friday            :

Year of Establishment                                    : 1971

Landed properties – Area                               : 16 cents

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : Nil

Shrines / Grottos with Name of Saint            : St.Thomas Shrine

                                                                          St. Mary’s Shrine

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Rev. Fr. Mathew Valiyaveettil (Nelson)

Name of Sisters from the Parish                     : Nil

History and Development

St. Thomas Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Theppupara in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Adoor.  The first community of this parish was formed in 1971. This Parish was established on 17th September 1971 and was blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios.  The first vicar was Rev. Fr. Thomas Kumbukatt.  The church was renovated by Rev.Fr. Saji Madamannil in 2004 and blessed by His Beatitude Moran Mor Cyril Baselios Catholicos.  The new church was built and blessed by His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis on 16th September 2017.

Former Vicars

1971 -1973 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Kumbukattu                                               

1973 -1980 - Rev. Fr. Joseph Puthenpurayil                                   

1982 -1986 - Rev. Fr. John C Puthenveedu                                    

1980 -1982 - Rev. Fr. Samuel Thundiyathu                                    

1986 -1989 - Rev. Fr. Zacharia Nediyakalayil                                

1989 - 1991 - Rev. Fr. Jacob Puthenvilayil                                      

1991 - 1995 - Rev. Fr. Kurian Valuparampil                        

1995 - 2001 - Rev. Fr. John Kampara                                              

2001 - 2010 - Rev. Fr. Saji Madamannil                                          

2010 - 2017 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Marottimoottil                                

2017-           - Rev. Fr. Joseph Kadakampallil                                  

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