Parish

Parakode    St. Mary's SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Very Rev. Fr. ThomasPoovannal

Ecl Dist : ADOOR

Estd Year :1970

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Address :St. Mary's Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Parakode P.O., PTA-691554

Description

Holy Mass timings                                          : Sunday          : 6.30 am

                                                                          Thursday       : 5.30 pm

Prayer service / Novena timings                      :

Year of Establishment                                    : 1970

Landed properties – Area                               : 67 cents

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : Nil

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

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Nil

Name of Sisters from the Parish                     : Nil

History and Development

St. Mary’s Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Parackodu in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Adoor.  The first community of this parish was formed in 1970.This Parish was established in 1971 and was blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios. The new church was constructed during the time of Rev. Fr. Thomas Kumbukkattu and was blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios in 1975.

Former Vicars

1970 -         - Rev. Fr. Antony Kelamparampil - Founder                           

1970 -1971 - Rt. Rev. Varghese Mavelil Cor-episcopo                              

1971 -1979 - Rt. Rev. Thomas Kumbukattu  Cor-episcopo                        

1979 -1983 - Rev. Fr. Zacharias Kilileth                                                     

1983 -1988 - Rt. Rev. Mathew Thuruthiyil Remban                                  

1988 -1989 - Rev. Fr. Hormis OFM –Cap.                                                 

1989 -1992 - Rev. Fr. Zacharias Nediyakalayil                                           

1992 -1996 - Rev. Fr. Augustin Pulimattathu                                             

1996 -1997 - Rev. Fr. John Kannamkara                                                    

1997 -2000 - Rev. Fr. Elias Ambattu                                                          

1997 -1999 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Thekkedathu                                               

2000 -2003 - Rev. Fr. Elias Ambattu                                                          

2003-2006 - Rt. Rev. Thomas Kumbukattu  Cor-episcopo                        

2006 -2007 - Rev. Fr. John Thundiyathu                                                    

2007 -2010 - Rev. Fr. Joseph Kurumpilethu                                               

2010 -2013 - Rev. Fr. John Areeckal                                                          

2013 - 2019 - Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Nediath                                               

2019 -         - Very Rev Fr Thomas Poovannal                                            

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