Parish

Kulathupuzha    St Mary’s SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Rev. Fr. Emmanuel   Benglavil

Ecl Dist : ANCHAL

Estd Year :1957

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Address : St. Mary's Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, kulathupuzha, Kollam-691 310

Description

Holy Mass timings                                          : Sunday          : 9.15 am

                                                                          Other days    : 7.00 am

Prayer service / Novena timings                      : Saturday        : 7.00 am Novena

                                                                          1st Wednesday 10.00 am Retreat

Year of Establishment                                    : 1957

Landed properties – Area                               : 250 cents

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : BMG High School

                                                                          Bethany Convent

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

                                                                          St. George Shrine

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Rev. Fr. Philip Kannamkulath

Name of Sisters from the Parish                     : Rev. Sr. Navya SIC

                                                                          Rev. Sr. Vinaya SIC

                                                                          Rev. Sr. Josy Maria DM

                                                                          Rev. Sr. Raichel FMDA

 

History and Development

 

St.Mary’s Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Kulathupuzha in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Anchal. The First community of this Parish was formed in 1957. This Parish was established in 1957 and blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios. Rev.Fr Lukose Mackil was the First Vicar. A new church was built during the time of Rev.Fr.Alexander Panicker and blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios. A Presbytery was built in 1973. A new church was built during the time of Rev.Fr.Joshua Parayil and blessed by His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis on 27th April 2008. A Grotto was built during the time of Rev.Fr.Joshua Parayil.

Former Vicars

  1. Most. Rev. Lawrence Mar Ephream                          
  2. Very Rev. Cheppadu Philippose  Remban                            
  3. Rev. Fr. Lukose Makil                                                1957- 1958
  4. Rev. Fr. Mathew Cheravallil                                       1958- 1960
  5. Rev. Fr. Sebastian Nedumkallel                                 1960- 1962
  6. Rev. Fr. Thomas Panicker Parampil                            1962- 1964
  7. Rev. Fr. Daniel Ayyaneth                                           1964- 1966
  8. Rev. Fr. Alexander Panicker                                       1966- 1969
  9. Rev. Fr. Jacob Njayalloor                                           1970- 1973
  10. Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Chediyathu                              1973
  11. Rev. Fr. Samuel Thenguvilayil                                    1973- 1979
  12. Rev. Fr. Thomas Padayanickal                                   1979- 1982
  13. Rev. Fr. Hormis Puthenveettil                                    1982- 1987
  14. Rev. Fr. Mathew Karoor                                             1987
  15. Very Rev. Daniel Kochuvila  Remban                       1988- 1992
  16. Rev. Fr. John Kuttiyil                                                 1992- 1996
  17. Rev. Fr. Koshy Ayyaneth                                           1996- 1998
  18. Rev. Fr. John G. Vadakkepuram                                1998- 2001
  19. Rev. Fr. Benny Narakathinal                                      2001- 2003
  20. Rev. Fr. Joseph Poovathumtharayil                            2003- 2006
  21. Rev. Fr. Joshua Parayil                                               2006- 2010
  22. Rev. Fr. Santhosh Ennavila                                        2010- 2015
  23. Rev. Fr. James Charuvila                                            2015- 2017
  24. Rev. Dr. Sebastian Charuvila                                      2017- 2018
  25. Rev. Fr. Ajo Kalappurayil                                           2018- 2019

     26. Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Benglavil                                     2019-

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