St. Stanislaus Forane Church, Mala

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St. Stanislaus Church
St. Stanislaus Forane Church, Mala
St Stanislaus Church, Mala.jpg
10°14′36″N 76°15′48″E / 10.2434404°N 76.2634311°E / 10.2434404; 76.2634311
LocationMala
CountryIndiaIndia
DenominationSyro-Malabar Catholic
Websitestanislausforanechurchmala.com
History
StatusForane
Architecture
Functional statusActive
Administration
ArchdioceseSyro-Malabar Catholic Archeparchy of Thrissur (Syro-Malabar)
DioceseIrinjalakuda Diocese
DistrictThrissur
Clergy
Bishop(s)Mar Pauly Kannookadan
Vicar(s)Fr Varghese Chalissery
Assistant priest(s)Fr Akhil Vadakkan, Fr Albin Punneliparambil

St. Stanislaus Forane Church is an active Syro-Malabar church located in Mala, Thrissur district, in Kerala, India.

History[edit]

The church is reputed to be the only church in Asia which has as its patron St Stanislaus Kostka (28 October 1550 – 15 August 1568), a Polish saint and was built in 1840. The land for this church was donated by well known person from thettayil kadicheeni family as a respect his body is buried inside the church.[citation needed]

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