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  • Welcome to SYRO-MALABAR CATHOLIC MISSION, CHENNAI

    "Go, then, to all peoples everywhere and make them my disciples"‌ (Mathew 28, 19) I pursuance of the Lord's exhorting the syro Malabar church pioneered in the proclamation of the gospel all over the world. The Chennai mission is one of the jewels in the crown of the church in this Endeavour. Established in 1983 and entrusted under the pastoral care of the irinjakakuda diocese, the Chennai mission has completed 25 years of glorious services for the syro Malabar community in Chennai and the society at large. Fulfilling the will of god. The Chennai mission has been in forefront of social and community services aimed at the overall development and upliftment of the downtrodden coupled with the spiritual and moral well being of its own faithful through its various activities. The Chennai Syro-Malabar Mission was established in 1983 and it was entrusted to Mar James Pazhayattil, the Bishop of Irinjalakuda by the Syro-Malabar Bishop's Conference. This Mission is founded on the teaching of ll Vatican Council that every individual Sui Juris churches should maintain their cultural and ecclesial identity as well as the liturgical and spiritual patrimony. Therefore the first and important task of this mission is to look after the pastoral needs of the Syro-Malabar Catholics in Chennai.

    Mar Pauly Kannookadan


    Mar Pauly Kannookadan was born on February 14th 1961. He hails from the parish of St. Mary’s Church Kuzhikatt…

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    Msgr. Dr. Jose Irimpan, Co-Ordinator


    TDear brothers and sisters in Jesus Christ, India, a paragon of the rich blending and assimilation of kaleidoscopic cultural…

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    Mar James Pazhayattil


    Mar James Pazhayattil was born at Puthenchira on July 26th, 1934. After the matriculation at his native village he joi…

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