Vilakkupara    St Theresa’s SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Rev. Fr. Johnson   Puthuvelil

Ecl Dist : ANCHAL

Estd Year :1980

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Address :St. Theresa's Malankara Catholic Church, Vilakkupara P. O., Eroor, Kollam Dt. 691 312


Holy Mass timings                                          : Sunday          : 10.00 am

                                                                          Friday            : 11.00 am

Prayer service / Novena timings                      : Wednesday   : 6.00 pm

Year of Establishment                                    : 1980

Landed properties – Area                               : 200 cents

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : Pushpagiri EM School

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

                                                                          St. George Shrine

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Nil

Name of Sisters from the Parish                     : Nil


History and Development


St.Theresas’s Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Vilakkupara in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Anchal. The First community of this Parish was formed in 1980. This Parish was established in 1980 and blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar greogios. Rev. Fr.Samuel Thenguvila was the First Vicar. A new church and Grotto was blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Greogorios on 14th December 1980. An educational institute was started in 1987. An English Medium school named”Pushpagiri” is started during the time of Rev.Fr.Thomas Malancharuvil and blessed by Most.Rev.Joshua Mar Ignathios on 5th June 2006 and a new Grotto was blessed at the same time.

Former Vicars

  1. Rev. Fr. Samuel  Thenguvila                          
  2. Rev. Fr. Jacob Njayalloor                              
  3. Rev. Fr. Abraham Joseph                               
  4. Rev. Fr. Pious OIC                            
  5. Rev. Fr. Stephen Olickel                                
  6. Rev. Fr. C. C. John                            
  7. Rev. Fr. Samuel Varghese                             
  8. Rev. Fr. John Varghese                                  
  9. Rev. Fr. Thomas Malancharuvil (Boby)                     
  10. Rev. Fr. Samuel Punnoor                               
  11. Rev. Fr. Thomas Mukaluvila                          
  12. Rev. Fr. Justin Neelarathala                           
  13. Rev. Fr. Philip Dayanand
  14. Rev. Fr. Johnson Puthuvelil

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