Thrissur Orthodox Diocese

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Thrissur Diocese is one of the 30 dioceses of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church with its headquarters at Mannuthy, Kerala.

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History


The diocese was formed in 1982 with parishes in Thrissur and Palakkad districts. At the time of the formation of the diocese there were 32 parishes and 26 priests. The present diocesan headquarters was completed in 1995.



Institutions and mission

The diocese has one Upper Primary School in Palakkadu district and a Study center, near Thrissur. The diocese runs a community development project called "Anveshi, Thrissru" which helps people to help themselves. The diocese has a mission in Burbank, near Los Angeles, CA in USA with 300+ families of Mediterranean region origin. For the last several years the diocese has been in continuous struggle to make the unity of the Church a reality.

Headquarters

The headquarters of the diocese is at Mannuthy. Address: Gedseemon Orthodox Bishop's House, Mannuthy, Thrissur, Kerala, INDIA. 680651. Tel. +4872371039. The house was built by help from people of the Church at various parts of the world under the leadership of Metropolitan Yuhanon Mar Meletius. A small parish worships in the chapel in the diocesan headquarters. Due to lack of space a new plot was purchased adjacent to the headquarters building and a new chapel is constructed. The chapel is named "St. Mary's Unity Chapel". It symbolizes the Church unity efforts of the diocese.

PARISH LIST

1) Alaikalkulambu St.Marys Orthodox Church

2) Chalishery St.Peters and St.Pauls Orthodox Church

3) Cherukunnam St.Thomas Orthodox Church

4) Chuvanammanu St.George Orthodox Church

5) Elanadu St.Marys Orthodox Church

6) Erukumchira St.Marys Orthodox Church

7) Kakkanikkadu St.George Orthodox Church

8) Kakkanikkadu St.Gregorios Orthodox Church

9) Kallampara St.Marys Orthodox Church

10) Kannara St.Marys Orthodox Church

11) Katilapoovam St.Marys Orthodox Church

12) Kairady St.Marys Orthodox Church

13) Kodaly St.George Orthodox Church

14) Kombzha Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church

15) Mambra St.Kuriakose Orthodox Church

16) Mangalamdam St.Marys Orthodox Church

17) Mannuthy St.Marys Orthodox Church

18) Marmcode St.George Orthodox Church

19) Maorotichal St.George Orthodox Church

20) Nelleppally St.Johns Orthodox Church

21) Paithala Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church

22) Pazhayannoor Eldho Mar Baselios Orthodox Church

23) Pazhayannoor St.Marys Orthodox Church

24) Pazhayannoorpadam St.Johns Orthodox Church

25) Peechy St.George Orthodox Church

26) Pulakodu St.Marys Orthodox Church

27) Thenidukku St.George Orthodox Church

28) Thrikanaya St.George Orthodox Church

29) Valkulambu Mar Gregorios Orthodox Church

30) Valkulambu St.Thomas Orthodox Church

31) Vattai St.Marys Orthodox Church

32) Vatuly St.George Orthodox Church

33) Vellikulangara St.Marys Orthodox Church

34) DesertLand St.Dinysious Orthodox Church

35) DesertLand St.George Orthodox Church

36) DesertLand St.Gregorios Orthodox Church

37) ##Kaimoor St.George Orthodox Church

38) ##Olavakodu St.Peters Orthodox Church

39) ##Karimba St.George Orthodox Church

40) ##Vellapadom St.George Orthodox Church

41) ## Chelakkara St.George Orthodox puthenpali

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