Bharathannoor    St. Joseph’s SMCC

catholic church

Vicar :Rev. Fr. Alexander   VALIYAVEETTIL


Estd Year :1971

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Address :St. Joseph's Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Ambedkar Colony, Bharathannoor P.O., Trivandrum-695 609


Holy Mass Timing                                           :  Sunday         : 6.30 am

Prayer service / Novena timings                      : Everyday       : 6.30 pm

Year of Establishment                                    : 1971

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    :

Name of Sisters from the Parish                     : Nil


History and Development


St. Joseph’s Malankara Syrian Catholic Church, Bharathannoor in the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum belongs to the Ecclesiastical district of Kilimanoor.  The first community of this parish was formed in 1971. It was blessed by Late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios. The church was renovated by Fr. John Thazhayil in 1991 and was blessed by Cyril Baselios Catholicos.

Former Vicars

  1. Rev. Fr. Alexander
  2. Rev. Fr. Louis
  3. Rev. Fr. John Kalloor
  4. H. Ex. Most Rev. Dr.  Yoohanon Mar Chrisostom
  5. Rev. Fr. John Thazhayil
  6. Rev. Fr. John Areeckal
  7. Rev. Fr. Geevarghese Mukkoottu mannil
  8. Rev. Fr. Jose Kizhakkedathu
  9. Rev. Fr. Jacob George Chirayath
  10. Rev. Fr. Edison Thomas
  11. Rev. Fr. Yesudas Yohannan
  12. Rev. Fr. Daniel Poovannathil
  13. Rev. Fr. Daniel Valliayathu (Nitheesh)
  14. Rev. Fr. Wilson Aluvila
  15. Rev. Fr. Justin Neelarathalamele
  16. Rev. Fr. Samuel Paravila
  17. Rev. Fr. Joseph Poovathumtharayil (Sibi)
  18. Rev. Fr. George Bhattasseril
  19. Rev. Fr. Godjoy Godwin Cottage

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