Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Kanjirappally

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Eparchy of Kanjirapally
Dioecesis Kanirapallensis
Location
Country India
Ecclesiastical province Changanassery
Metropolitan Changanassery
Statistics
Area 2,017 km2 (779 sq mi)
Population
- Total
- Catholics
(as of 2011)
1,383,000
228,700 (16.5%)
Information
Rite Syro-Malabar Rite
Established 26 February 1977
Cathedral Cathedral of St Dominic in Kanjirappally
Patron saint Blessed Virgin Mary
Current leadership
Pope Francis
Major Archbishop George Alencherry
Bishop Mathew Arackal
Metropolitan Archbishop Joseph Perumthottam
Emeritus Bishops Mathew Vattackuzhy Bishop Emeritus (1987-2000)
Website
Website of the Diocese

The Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Kanjirapally is a Catholic diocese in India, under the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church.

Mar Mathew Arackal, Bishop of Kanjirappally and Rev. Dr. Prasant Payyappilly Palakkappilly along with other priests during the 81st death anniversary of Servant of God Mar Varghese Payyappilly Palakkappilly
Mar Mathew Arackal, Bishop of Kanjirapally, with Pope Benedict XVI.

It was erected by Pope Paul VI in the bull "Nos Beati Petri Successores" in February 1977, which separated the eastern part of the Archdiocese of Changanachery and erected the new Diocese of Kanjirapally, as a suffragan of the same Archdiocese. Mar Mathew Arackal is the current Bishop.[1]

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List of Parishes[edit]

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ID Place Name Estd Tele Families Population H Families H Populations
1 Alampally St. Dominic 1965 4869246252 95 475 0 0
2 Amalagiri St. Thomas 1962 4869280177 145 640 0 0
3 Amaravathy St. Joseph 1961 04869-222421 220 941 7 43
4 Anakkal St. Antony 1940 4828202567 580 2350 60 382
5 Anakkara St. Thomas 1952 4868282244 684 2980 82 334
6 Anavilasam St. George 1967 4869263326 215 1020 4 17
7 Anchilippa St. Pius 1955 4828202666 292 1376 17 50
8 Angelvalley St. Mary 1996 4828214460 285 1333 0 0
9 Anickad St. Mary 1860 4812551303 689 3476 129 635
10 Aniyartholu St. Thomas 1996 4868270020 40 183 0 0
11 Azhangad St. Antony 1960 4869280097 98 500 0 0
12 Bethani Hills St. Mary 1960 4735270470 31 143 0 0
13 Chakkupallam Carmala Matha 1998 4868282218 210 1063 1 4
14 Chamampathal Fathima Matha 1988 4812457106 180 742 13 48
15 Chellarcoil Mar Sleeva 1995 4868282890 245 1146 10 42
16 Chembalam St. Mary 1953 4868232522 196 990 2 9
17 Chemmannu St. Thomas 1952 4869242326 222 1000 8 40
18 Chempanoly St. Sebastain 1953 4735265933 108 602 6 24
19 Chengalam St. Antony 1953 4812704332 560 2506 110 654
20 Chenkal Sacred Heart 1930 4828221413 358 1802 5 32
21 Chennakunnu St. George 2002 4828228268 122 531 0 0
22 Cheruvallikulam St. George 1973 4869288022 162 672 1 0
23 Cheruvally St. Mary 1913 4828247451 342 1684 0 0
24 Chinnar St. George 1957 4869242354 146 670 4 21
25 Christunagar St. George 1962 4869288040 103 487 0 0
26 Cumbummettu St. Joseph 1964 4868279226 290 1289 30 122
27 Edakkunnam Mary Matha 2003 4828270191 117 540 5 24
28 Edamon St. Mary 1963 4735260407 110 471 1 3
29 Elamgulam St. Mary 1895 4828226369 560 2824 35 154
30 Elangoi Holy Cross 1922 4812456343 227 1017 0 0
31 Elappara-Pallikunnu St. Alphonsa 1993 4869232497 75 400 4 20
32 Elikkulam Infant Jesus 1908 4822225319 398 1600 0 0
33 Elivalikkara St. Antony 1985 4828255145 132 579 2 9
34 Erumely Assumption Forane 1952 4828210343 354 1784 1 5
35 Grace Mount Grace Matha 2000 4869325627 78 298 2 9
36 Greenvalley Infant Jesus 2006 4868228500 67 280 6 26
37 Inchiyani Holy Family 1938 4828272951 268 1430 1 3
38 Kalthotty Holy Family 1953 4868271318 410 2050 3 24
39 Kanamala St. Thomas 1956 4828214235 300 1363 3 13
40 Kanayankavayal St. Mary 1953 4869288169 330 1551 1 12
41 Kanchiyar St. Mary 1953 4868271308 330 1024 8 24
42 Kanjirapally St. Dominic Cathedral 1450 04828-202343,204643 1252 10354 84 425
43 Kannampally St. Mary 1950 4735270275 134 619 0 0
44 Kannimala St. Joseph 1953 4828210301 225 1200 11 65
45 Kappadu Holy Cross 1923 4828235339 765 3825 66 330
46 Karikkattoor St. Antony 1987 4828247551 190 447 2 8
47 Karikulam Fathima Matha 1950 4828251213 173 665 66 116
48 Karunapuram St. Mary 1960 4868279334 188 834 0 0
49 Kattappana St. George 1953 4868272231 963 4228 18 45
50 Keerikkara St. Antony 1979 4869258499 118 611 0 0
51 Kochera St. Joseph 1960 4868285017 281 1054 15 64
52 Kochuthovala St. Joseph 1985 4868272342 172 800 5 37
53 Kollamula Maria Goretti 1954 4735264135 530 2597 7 33
54 Konni St. Jude 2000 4682340554 20 65 0 0
55 Koothattukulam Assumption 1963 4735255408 34 200 5 30
56 Koovapally St. Joseph 1956 4828251126 550 2825 50 252
57 Koratty Puthenpally St. Joseph 1951 4828210417 273 1410 7 64
58 Koruthodu St. George 1954 4828280235 675 3069 32 138
59 Kozhanchery Holy Family 2005 4735200568 30 100 0 0
60 Kumily - Attappallam St. Thomas 1953 4869222091 680 3102 5 28
61 Kunnumbhagam St. Joseph 1961 4828202681 300 2000 10 45
62 Kurumpanmoozhy St. Thomas 1996 4735263666 191 840 1 2
63 Kuzhitholu St. Sebastian 1960 4868279208 288 1421 33 227
64 Madukka St. Mathew 1997 4828280449 270 1132 10 28
65 Mailapra St. Joseph 1958 4682300488 22 101 0 0
66 Mangapetta St. Thomas 1995 4828278687 55 290 10 45
67 Manipuzha Christ The King 1940 4828254146 205 800 0 0
68 Mariagiri St. Sebastian 1993 4869244414 142 673 5 27
69 Marykulam St. George 1956 4869244240 925 4276 45 310
70 Meenkuzhy Little Flower 1963 4735255408 49 300 5 30
71 Meloram St. Sebastian 1950 4869280785 135 667 5 20
72 Meppara Lourde Matha 2005 4868259035 118 440 8 43
73 Mlamala Fathima Matha 1950 4869258160 400 1780 0 0
74 Mukkoottuthara St. Thomas 1997 4828254805 185 948 0 0
75 Mukkulam St. George 1941 4828286167 210 1025 0 0
76 Mulankunnu Infant Jesus 1993 4869280849 52 270 0 0
77 Mundakayam Our Lady of Dolours 1937 4828277600 669 3188 29 166
78 Mundiyeruma Assumption 1957 4868236342 253 1248 6 30
79 Nallathanny Holy Family 2000 4869288086 28 111 0 0
80 Nariyanpara Holy Cross 2000 4868250561 108 445 0 0
81 Nasranipuram St. Mathew 1953 4869222272 154 745 1 4
82 Nettithozhu St. Isidore 1953 4868285236 420 1921 0 0
83 Neyyattussery St. George 1955 4828221658 220 960 12 52
84 Niarvu St. Mary 2005 4735265337 69 318 0 0
85 Nilackal - Thulappally Marthoma Sleeha 1956 4735244327 314 1668 5 32
86 Nirmalagiri St. Antony 1963 4869280269 107 557 10 58
87 Nirmalapuram Holy Family 1963 4868270101 44 241 0 0
88 Padanilam St. Sebastian 2005 4828228138 62 271 1 4
89 Palampra Gethsemene 1986 4828202205 198 1192 12 42
90 Palapra Vimala Matha 1998 4828270001 215 1320 8 36
91 Paloorkavu St. George 1956 4869286722 196 869 14 48
92 Pampadumpara St. George 2004 4868270290 56 275 7 25
93 Panapilavu St. Joseph 1955 4828254168 185 710 4 22
94 Pathanamthitta Mary Matha Forane 1992 4682221488 90 363 0 0
95 Pazhaya Koratty St. Mary 1920 4828216330 112 545 0 0
96 Pazhayidom St. Michael 1924 4828262180 260 1570 0 0
97 Peermade St. Mary 1961 4869232315 64 291 4 18
98 Periyar Vallakadavu St. Joseph 1979 4869252425 101 500 7 36
99 Perunadu St. Jude 2006 4735270450 49 215 0 0
100 Perunthenaruvi St. Joseph 1963 4735270450 40 215 0 0
101 Peruvanthanam St. Joseph 1935 4869280095 194 907 1 9
102 Pezhumpara Sacred Heart 1963 4735252493 110 470 0 0
103 Plachery Fathima Matha 1952 4735260407 52 215 0 0
104 Podimattam St. Mary 1937 4828234026 475 2900 18 75
105 Ponkunnam Holy Family 1891 4828221368 925 4032 85 246
106 Poomattam St. Thomas 2003 4828252037 64 285 9 25
107 Pulianmala St. Antony 1994 4868270263 203 820 5 12
108 Pulinkatta St. George 1960 4869246252 175 700 7 30
109 Pullikkanam St. Thomas 1965 4869248283 68 322 0 0
110 Punchavayal St. Sebastian 1978 4828278839 380 1800 16 20
111 Purakkayam St. Joseph 1991 4869288075 48 246 1 4
112 Puttady Velankanny Matha 2000 4868277581 198 838 5 18
113 Rajagiri Christu Raj 1963 4869240030 264 1101 15 116
114 Ramakkalmettu Sacred Heart 1978 4868236539 170 814 3 13
115 Ranni Infant Jesus Forane 2000 4735225962 115 395 2 12
116 Santhigiri St. George 1996 4868282763 110 454 4 17
117 Sanyasioda Infant Jesus 2005 4868223361 61 237 0 0
118 Seethathodu St. George 1963 4735258211 76 312 3 15
119 Swaraj St. Paul 2000 4868271647 183 739 21 127
120 Thamarakunnu St. Ephrem 1891 4828230645 591 3450 9 45
121 Thampalackadu St. Thomas 1912 4828226150 269 1290 15 125
122 Tharakanattukunnu St. Antony 1927 4828262139 286 1420 2 8
123 Thekkemala St. Mary 1952 4869286727 340 1581 1 5
124 Third Camp St. Joseph 1983 4868236422 130 601 0 0
125 Uluppooni St. Alphonsa 2000 4869248537 29 128 0 0
126 Umikuppa Lourde Matha 1954 4828214275 300 1400 2 8
127 Upputhara St. Mary Forane 1919 4869244222 640 2654 42 169
128 Vadakkemala St. Sebastian 1975 9387662196 68 328 2 7
129 Vakayar Infant Jesus 2005 0 0 0 0
130 Valiyathovala Christ Raj 1952 4868276210 512 2290 17 80
131 Vallakadavu St. Antony 1959 4868272302 520 2302 27 115
132 Vanchimala St. Antony 1991 4828235102 137 693 8 61
133 Vandanmedu St. Antony 1953 4868277047 250 1100 7 33
134 Vandanpathal St. Paul 1966 4828272249 220 850 5 20
135 Vechoochira St. Joseph 1983 4735265337 246 1405 7 7
136 Velichiyani St. Thomas 1925 4828270414 645 3225 65 277
137 Vellaramkunnu St. Mary 1955 4869263356 567 2653 17 78
138 Wallardy Holy Cross 1969 4869252352 164 788 0 0
  1. ^ "List of Parishes". http://kanjirapallydiocese.com/.