Parish

Chepra    St. Mary's SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Rev. Fr. Edison   Pallivadakkethil

Ecl Dist : AYOOR

Estd Year :1971

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Address :St. Mary's Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Chepra P.O., Kottarakara, Kollam Dist- 691

Description

Holy Mass timings                                          : Sunday          : 8.30 am

                                                                          Saturday        : 6.30 pm

                                                                          Other days    : 7.15 am

Prayer service / Novena timings                      : Wednesday   : 11.00 am

                                                                          Friday            : 11.00 am

Year of Establishment                                    : 1971

Landed properties – Area                               : 42 cents

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : Nil

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

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Rev. Fr. Mathews Alummoottil

Name of Sisters from the Parish                     : Rev. Sr. Gracelet DM

                                                                          Rev. Sr. Mahima  DM

                                                                          Rev. Sr. Seena  DM

History and Development

St. Mary’s Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Chepra in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Ayoor.   The first community of this parish was formed in 1971. This Parish was established on 8th September 1971 during the time of Rev. Fr. Louis Philipose.  It was blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios. The new church was built and blessed by His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis on 2nd February 2008. A new Presbytery was built and blessed by His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis on 17th November 2012.

Former Vicars

1971 -  1981 - Rev. Fr. Louis Philippose  

1981 – 1984 - Rev. Fr. Mathew Madappally                  

1984 – 1986 - Rev. Fr. Y. Joseph                                   

1986 – 1989 - Rev. Fr. Mathew Kalayil                         

1989 – 1992 - Rev. Fr. Shantan Charuvil                                  

1992 – 1995 - Rev. Fr. John Nedumcheril                      

1995 – 1998 - Rev. Fr. Scaria Kochumuruppel               

1998 – 2001 - Rev. Fr. Mathew Chenkalloor                

2001 – 2003 - Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Bunglavil                 

2003 – 2004 - Rev. Fr. Alex Kalappila                                 

2004 – 2005 - Rev. Fr. James Charuvila                              

2005 – 2008 - Rev. Fr. Antony Plaparampil            

2008 – 2009 - Rev. Fr. Samuel Thoppil                               

2009 – 2013 - Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Maniparampil  

2013 – 2017 - Rev. Fr. Xavier Konathuvila              

2017 – 2019- Rev. Fr. John Kallumpurath               

2019 –2020  - Rev. Fr. George Bhattasseril              

 

 

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