Parish

Vayala    St Thomas’ SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Rev. Fr. Samuel   Paravila

Ecl Dist : ANCHAL

Estd Year :1978

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Address :St. Thomas Malankara Catholic Church, Vayala, Cherukulam P.O, Kollam Dt.

Description

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.

Former Vicars

  1. Rev. Fr. Ninan Tharakan                                
  2. Rev. Fr. Samuel  Thenguvila                          
  3. Rev. Fr. John  Thenguvila                              
  4. Rev. Fr. Mathew Karoor                                
  5. Rev. Fr. Augustin Mangalath                        
  6. Rev. Fr. Joseph Stephen Olickel                                
  7. Rev. Fr. John Varghese Palanilkkunnathil                             
  8. Rev. Fr. Thomas Alunilkunnathil                               
  9. Rev. Fr. George Purathoott                           
  10. Rev. Fr. Jacob Mathew Edayalazhikathu                              
  11. Rev. Fr. Daniel Kalluvila                               
  12. Rev. Fr. Bosco Chalarackal   - Assi. Vicar                            
  13. Rev. Fr. Johnson Puthuvelil                           
  14. Rev. Fr. Thomson Pazhayachirapeedikayil    
  15. Rev. Fr. Samuel Paravila

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