Vicar :Rev. Fr. Jose Munduvelil
Ecl Dist : ANCHAL
Estd Year :1978
Address :St. Thomas Malankara Catholic Church, Vayala, Cherukulam P.O, Kollam Dt.
Holy Mass timings : Sunday : 6.30 am
Prayer service / Novena timings : Sunday : 4.00 pm
Year of Establishment : 1978
Landed properties – Area : 50 cents
Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction : Nil
Shrines / Grottos with Name of Saint : Grotto , Shrine
Names of Priests ordained from the Parish : Rev. Fr. George Bhattaseril
Name of Sisters from the Parish : Rev. Sr. Jusebius MC
Rev. Sr. Sonia MC
History and Development
St.Thomas Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Vayala in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Anchal. The First community of this Parish was formed in 1978. This Parish was established in 1978 and blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios. Rev. Fr.Ninan Tharakan was the First Vicar. A new church was built by Fr.John Thenguvila and blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios on 7th August 1982. In 1988, a new Grotto was built by Rev.Fr. Augstin Mangalathu. A Grotto was built during the time of Rev.Fr.Thomson Pazhayachirapadikayil and blessed by Blessed by His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis in 2015.