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
St. Marys Cathedral Trivandrum Fassade 2.jpg
Country Republic of India
Denomination Syro-Malankara Catholic Church
Website St.Marys Cathedral Pattom
History
Founder(s) Metropolitan Archbishop Mar Ivanios
Architecture
Style Baroque
Administration
Parish Pattom
Diocese Syro-Malankara Catholic Major Archeparchy of Trivandrum
Clergy
Bishop(s) Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis
Vicar(s) Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis
Priest(s) Fr. James Paravila

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