Parish

Manjamala    St Jude’s SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Rev. Fr. Benedict   KOODATHUMANNIL

Ecl Dist : KAZHAKOOTTAM

Estd Year :1965

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Address :St. Jude's Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Manjamala P.O, Vengode Via, Trivandrum Dist.

Description

Holy Mass Timing                                           :  Sunday         : 6.30 am

                                                                           Thursday      : 6.30 pm

Prayer service / Novena timings                      :  Sunday         : 11.00 am

                                                                           Thursday      : 7.00 pm

Year of Establishment                                    : 1965

Landed properties – Area                               : 60 Cents

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : Nil

Shrines / Grottos with Name of Saint            : St. Jude Shrine

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Nil

Name of Sisters from the Parish                     : Nil

 

History and Development

St.Jude Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Manjamala in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Kazhakoottam. The First community of this Parish was formed in 1965. This Parish was established in 1965 and blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios. Rev. Fr.Mathai Malancharuvil was the First Vicar. A new shrine was built during the time of Rev.Fr.Johnson Kakkanattu and blessed by His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis in 2011. The renovated church was blessed on 17-09-2019 by His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis.

Former Vicars

1965-1973 - Rev. Fr. Mathew Kadakampallil                          

1974- 1980 - Rev. Fr. Jacob Kaliyankanath                              

1980- 1984 - Rev. Fr. Samuel Kattukallil                                 

1984- 1988 - Rev. Fr. Jose Chempakaparampil                         

1988-1990 - Rev. Fr. George Mathew                                     

1990- 1991 - Rev. Fr. Thomas Puthuparampil                          

1991- 1996 - Rev. Fr. Santhan Charuvil                                               

1997           - Rev. Fr. John Thundiyathu                                  

1998           - Rev. Fr. George Kolanjikompil                            

1998           - Rev. Fr. Thomas Naykamparampil                

1998- 2000 - Rev. Fr. Johnson Puthuvelil                           

2000- 2002 - Rev. Fr. Berthalomiyo George                                   

2002- 2005 - Rev. Fr. Jacob Kaliyanthanthil                                  

2005- 2007 - Rev. Fr. Jose Kizhakkedathu                         

2007- 2008 - Rev. Fr. Philip Kannamkulathu                                 

2008- 2009 - Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Valiyachangaveettil    

2009- 2013 - Rev. Fr. Johnson Kakkanatt                          

2013- 2017 - Rev. Fr. Mathew Charivukalayil                                

2017           - Rev. Fr. Benedict Koodathumannil               

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