Marth Mariam Syro-Malabar Catholic Forane Church, Arakuzha

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Marth Maryam Forane Church, Arakuzha
Arakuzha Syrian Catholic Church.jpg
Basic information
Location Arakuzha, Muvattupuzha
Affiliation Syro-Malabar Catholic Church
Province Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Kothamangalam
Leadership Major Archbishop
Direction of façade West

Marth Mariam Forane Church is a Syro-Malabar church in Arakuzha village, 6 km from Muvattupuzha, India. The village has a large population of Nasrani Christians. These Nasrani Christians of Arakuzha have more than 1500 years of recorded history.[1] The church is under the jurisdiction of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Kothamangalam. [2] Servant of God Mar Varghese Payyappilly Palakkappilly has served as the parish priest between 1920 and 1922.[3][4]


It was Rathappallimuthi who erected the Marth Mariam Forane Church at Aarakzha.[5][non-primary source needed] The church was pulled apart and rebuilt several times.

Daily Qurbana Timings[edit]

Sunday 6:30 AM - Sapra,[6] 7:00 AM - Holy Qurbana, 9:45 AM - Holy Qurbana, 4:00 PM - Holy Qurbana
Monday 6:15 AM - Sapra, 6:30 AM - Holy Qurbana
Tuesday 6:15 AM - Sapra, 6:30 AM - Holy Qurbana
Wednesday 6:15 AM - Sapra, 6:30 AM - Holy Qurbana
Thursday 6:30 AM - Holy Qurbana
Friday 6:15 AM - Sapra, 6:30 AM - Holy Qurbana 10.00 AM Maleakurishu Chapel
Saturday 6:30 AM - Holy Qurbana, Novena 4:30 P M - Holy Qurbana, Novena


Coordinates: 9°55′43″N 76°36′29″E / 9.9286°N 76.608°E / 9.9286; 76.608