Vappala    St. Mary’s SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Rev. Fr. Anu Jose   KUNNIL

Ecl Dist : AYOOR

Estd Year :1969

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Address :St. Mary's Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Vappala, Chepra P.O., Odanavattom, Kollam - 691 520


Holy Mass timings                                          : Sunday          : 11.00 am

Prayer service / Novena timings                      : Thursday       : 7.00 pm

                                                                          Friday            : 10.00 am

Year of Establishment                                    : 1969

Landed properties – Area                               : 23 cents

Institutions in Parish Jurisdiction                    : Nil

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

Names of Priests ordained from the Parish    : Nil

Name of Sisters from the Parish                     : Rev. Sr. Plasida SIC


History and Development

St. Mary’s Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Vappala in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Ayoor.  The first community of this parish was formed in 1969.This Parish was blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios. The church was renovated during the time of Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Maniparampil and blessed by His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis.

Former Vicars

  1. Rev. Fr. George Plaparampil
  2. Rev. Fr. Joseph
  3. Rev. Fr. John Tenguvilayil
  4. Rev. Fr. Louise Philippose
  5. Rev. Fr. Thomas Mooleveettil
  6. Rev. Fr. Thomas Valiyavila
  7. Rev. Fr. John Nedumcheril
  8. Rev. Fr. Vincent Charuvila
  9. Rev. Fr. Daniel Kochuvila
  10. Rev. Fr. Alex Kalappila
  11. Rev. Fr. James Charuvila
  12. Rev. Fr. Antony Plamparampil
  13. Rev. Fr. Samuel Thoppil
  14. Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Maniparampil
  15. Rev. Fr. Xavier Konathuvila
  16. Rev. Fr. John Kallumpurathu
  17. Rev. Fr. George Bhattasserril
  18. Rev. Dr. Johnson   Kakkanatt

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