Parish

Karyavattom    St Mary’s SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Very Rev. Fr. Alex   Kalappila

Ecl Dist : KAZHAKOOTTAM

Estd Year :1961

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Address :St. Mary's Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Kariyavattom P.O., TVM-695 581

Description

Holy Mass Timing                                           : Sunday          : 7.00 am

                                                                          Other days    : 6.30 am            

Prayer service / Novena timings                      : Saturday        : 7.15 am Novena

 

Year of Establishment                                    : 1961

Landed properties – Area                               : 77 cents

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : AGJM LP School

                                                                          DM Convent

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

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Rev. Fr. James Charuvila

Name of Sisters from the Parish                     : Nil

 

History and Development

St.Mary’s Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Kariyavattom in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Kazhakoottam. The First community of this Parish was formed in 1961. This Parish was established in 1961 and blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios. Rev. Fr. Mathai Malancharuvil was the First Vicar. Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios jubilee memorial LP School was built on 24th August 1994  and blessed by Benedict Mar Gregorios. A new shrine in the name of blessed MARY mother of GOD was built on 11th September 1998 and blessed by Joshua Mar Ignathios .

Former Vicars

1961- 1965 - Rev. Fr. Mathai Malancharuvil                            

1965- 1972 - Rev. Fr. Mathew Kadakampallil                          

1972- 1975 - Rev. Fr. Joshua Chuttippara                                

1975- 1981 - Rev. Fr. Jose Mathew                                          

1981- 1982 - Rev. Fr. George Mootheril                                   

1982- 1986 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Ponmelil                        

1986- 1987 - Rev. Fr. Dominic Zacharias                                 

1987- 1991 - Rev. Fr. Abraham Pappady                                 

1991- 2010 - Rev. Fr. Mathew Kadakampallil                          

2010- 2011 - Rev. Fr. Bernard Valiyavila                           

2011- 2012 - Rev. Fr. Mathew Manackarakavil                              

2012- 2015 - Rev. Fr. Roy George Vayalirakkathu            

2015- 2019 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Poovannal                           

2019-          - Rev. Fr. Alex Kalappila                                             

 

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