Parish

Pothencode    St Thomas SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Rev. Fr. Mathew   CHARIVUKALAYIL

Ecl Dist : KAZHAKOOTTAM

Estd Year :1949

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Address :St. Thomas Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Pothencode P.O., Trivandrum-695 584

Description

Holy Mass Timing                                           : Sunday          : 6.30 am

                                                                          Other days    : 6.00 am

Prayer service / Novena timings                      : Sunday          : 4.00 pm

 

Year of Establishment                                    : 1949

Landed properties – Area                               : 223 cents

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : St. Thomas LPS & UPS

                                                                          Mary Matha English Medium School

  DM Convent

  Karunalayam

Shrines / Grottos with Name of Saint            : Velankanni Matha Shrine

                                                                          St. Thomas Shrine

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Rev. Fr. Thomas Christhumandiram

Name of Sisters from the Parish                     : Rev. Sr. Mary Amala – Gustamin Congr.

 

History and Development

St.Thomas Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Pothencode in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Kazhakoottam. The First community of this Parish was formed in 1949. This Parish was established in 1949 and blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios. Rev. Fr. Mathew Ezhanikkal was the First Vicar. A new church was built on 13 th june 2009 during the time of Rev.Fr.John Vilayil and blessed by His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis.

Former Vicars

1949            - Rev. Fr. Mathew Ezhanickal                                                    

1955- 1962 - Rev. Fr. George Malancharuvil                     

1962- 1966 - Rev. Fr. Jose Mathew                                               

1966- 1967 - Rev. Fr. Augustin Viruppel                           

1967- 1968 - Rev. Fr. Lawrence Thottathil                        

1968- 1969 - Rev. Fr. Joshua Chuttippara                          

1969- 1972 - Rev. Fr. Isacc Karoor                                    

1972- 1973 - Rev. Fr. Daniel Mangalathu                          

1973         - Rev. Fr. Kurian Valuparampil          

1973- 1976 - Rev. Fr. Athanasious                                     

                   - Rev. Fr. Y. Joseph                                         

1976- 1979 - Rev. Fr. Daniel Kuzhithadathil                      

1979- 1984 - Rev. Fr. Jacob Mundappallil                          

1984- 1986 - Rev. Fr. Jose Chempakaparampil                   

1987- 1991 - Rev. Fr. George Mathew                               

1991- 1992 - Rev. Fr. Thomas  Puthuparampil                   

1992- 1997 - Rev. Fr. Santhan Charuvil                             

1997- 2000 - Rev. Fr. John Thundiyathu                            

2001- 2002 - Rev. Fr. Jose Valliparampil                            

2002- 2006 - Rev. Fr. Johnson Puthuvelil                           

2006- 2010 - Rev. Fr. John Vilayil                                      

2010           - Rev. Fr. Hormis Puthenveettil                       

2010- 2014 - Rev. Fr. Thomas  Pottapurayidam                 

2015           - Rev. Fr. Thomas Kochukarickathil                

2016           - Rev. Fr. Prabheesh George                            

2017           - Rev. Fr. Jose Valuparampil                            

2017           - Rev. Fr. Daniel Kulangara                             

2017           - Rev. Fr. Mathew Charivukalayil                    

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