Nilackal St. Thomas Ecumenical Church

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Nilackal St. Thomas Ecumenical Church, Angamoozhy
Basic information
Location IndiaAngamoozhy, Kerala, India.
Geographic coordinates (9°33′32″N 76°34′26″E / 9.558772°N 76.57382°E / 9.558772; 76.57382Coordinates: 9°33′32″N 76°34′26″E / 9.558772°N 76.57382°E / 9.558772; 76.57382)
Affiliation Apostolic Era
State Kerala
District Pathanamthitta
Year consecrated 54 AD (?)
Ecclesiastical or organizational status Independent Episcopal Church
Leadership St. Thomas the Apostle in 54 AD (?)
Architectural description
Architectural type Mix of Kerala and Persian
Completed Supposedly in 54 AD but substantially refurbished in the 19th century
Dome(s) 1

Nilackal St. Thomas Church is an ecumenical church in Angamoozhy, Kerala, India.[1]

Nilackal is a forest, almost 52 kilometres east to Ranni and near Sabarimala. It was a mountain route of trade between Kerala and Tamil Nadu. Saint Thomas accompanied by habban came over here prached good news and baptised 1100 people. Today there exist the Nilackal St. Thomas Church, Ecumenical center trust and the cross established by Saint Thomas the apostle. [2]


Nilackal is located 3 km from Angamoozhy in Pathanamthitta district of Kerala and km away from pamba on the way to Sabarimala.

Holy Qurbana[edit]

Sunday: 7.15 am & 9:30 am
Monday to Thursday: 6:45 am
Friday: 3.45 pm[3]