Manalil    St Mary’s SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Very Rev. Fr. Alex   Kalappila

Ecl Dist : ANCHAL

Estd Year :1973

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Address : St. Mary's Malankara Catholic Church, Manalil P.O, Yeroor, Anchal (Via), Kollam Dt- 691 312


Holy Mass timings                                          : Sunday          : 10.00 am

Prayer service / Novena timings                      : Wednesday   : 5.00 pm

Year of Establishment                                    : 1973

Landed properties – Area                               : 42 cents

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : Nil


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

                                                                          St. George Shrine

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Nil

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


History and Development


St.Mary’s Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Manalil in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Anchal. The First community of this Parish was formed in 1973. This Parish was established in 1973 and blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios. Rev.Fr Alexander Valiyaveetil Cor Episcopa was the First Vicar. A new church was built on 12th November 1995 and Blessed by Most Rev.Lawrence Mar Ephrem.

Former Vicars

  1. Rt. Rev. Alexander Valiyaveettil Cor-episcopo        
  2. Rev. Fr. Abraham Joseph                               
  3. Rev. Fr. Agustine Mangalath             
  4. Rev. Fr. C. C. John                            
  5. Rev. Fr. John Kannamkara                            
  6. Rev. Fr. John Thenguvilayil                           
  7. Rev. Fr. Mathew Karoor                                
  8. Rev. Fr. Varghese Samuel                             
  9. Rev. Fr. Thomas Malancharuvil                                 
  10. Rev. Fr. Thomas Thekkedathu                                   
  11. Rev. Fr. Abraham Muruppel                          
  12. Rev. Fr. Wilson Charuvila                             
  13. Rev. Fr. Joseph Stephen Olickal        
  14. Rev. Fr. Daniel Plavilayil    
  15. Very Rev. Fr. Alex Kalappila               

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