St. Mary's Cathedral, Pattom

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St. Mary’s Malankara Syrian Catholic Cathedral, Pattom, Trivandrum
Martha Mariam Malankara Suriani Catholica Simhasanapalli, Pattom, Trivandrum
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LocationPattom, Trivandrum - 695 004, Kerala
CountryRepublic of India
DenominationSyro-Malankara Catholic Church
WebsiteSt.Marys Cathedral Pattom
History
Founded1950
Founder(s)Metropolitan Archbishop Mar Ivanios
Dedicated22 February 1965
Architecture
StyleBaroque
Administration
ParishPattom
DioceseSyro-Malankara Catholic Major Archeparchy of Trivandrum
Clergy
Bishop(s)Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis
Vicar(s)Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis
Priest(s)Fr. John Padipurakkal

St. Mary's Malankara Syrian Catholic Cathedral, Pattom, Trivandrum is the central place of worship of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church. It is the See of the Major Archbishop-Catholicos of Trivandrum. The tombs of the Servant of God Archbishop Geevarghese Mar Ivanios, Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios and of Major Archbishop Cyril Baselios Catholicos are there.

The foundation stone of this Cathedral was laid by Archbishop Mar Ivanios in 1950, and the Cathedral was consecrated by Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios on 22 February 1965.

Pope John Paul II visited the Cathedral on 8 February 1986.

The Cathedral was renovated in 2008. The blessing of the renovated Cathedral was on 8 November 2008. There were 531 families in the parish community.

References[edit]

  • Directory -2006, St. Mary's Metropolitan Church, Thiruvananthapuram.
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Coordinates: 8°31′33″N 76°56′17″E / 8.52583°N 76.93806°E / 8.52583; 76.93806