Parish

Meenkulam    St Mary’s SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Rev. Fr. Varghese   Kizhakkekara

Ecl Dist : ANCHAL

Estd Year :1950

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Address :St. Mary's Malankara Catholic Church, Meenkulam P.O, Anchal, Kollam-691306

Description

Holy Mass timings                                          : Sunday          : 6.30 am

Prayer service / Novena timings                      : 5.00 pm

Year of Establishment                                    : 1950

Landed properties – Area                               : 147 cents

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : Nil

Shrines / Grottos with Name of Saint            : St. Mary and Jesus Piyatha

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Nil

Name of Sisters from the Parish                     : Rev. Sr. Soumini

 

History and Development

 

St.Mary’s Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Meenkulam in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Anchal. The First community of this Parish was formed in 1950. This Parish was established in 1950 and blessed by Servant of God Archbishop Mar Ivanios. Rev.Fr Alexander Valiyaveetil Cor Episcopa was the First Vicar. The church was renovated and blessed in 5th May 1984 by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios. A new shrine was built in 1998.

Former Vicars

  1. Rev. Fr. Alexander Valiyaveettil                    1950
  2. Rev. Fr. Joseph Thachettu                              1956
  3. Rev. Fr. Lukose Makil                                    1956- 1964
  4. Rev. Fr. Joseph Kaippallil                               1964- 1966
  5. Rev. Fr. Oommen Ayyaneth                           1966- 1968
  6. Rev. Fr. Daniel Ayyaneth                               1968- 1976
  7. Rev. Fr. Ninan Tharakan                                 1976- 1979
  8. Rev. Fr. Abraham Joseph                                1979- 1991
  9. Rev. Fr. Joseph Stephen Olickel                     1991-   2000
  10. Rev. Fr. Daniel Kulangara                              2000-   2007
  11. Rev. Fr. Samuel Punnoor                                2007-  
  12. Rev Fr Varghese Kizhakkekkara

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