Nasrani menorah
The St Thomas Cross

Palakkappillil (Malayalam: പാലയ്ക്കാപ്പിള്ളില്‍) is an ancient Syro-Malabar Catholic family in Kerala, India. It is also known by the names Palakkappilly or Payyappilly. It is a Syrian Malabar Nasrani family that follows the tradition of conversion to Christianity by St. Thomas the Apostle. The family is spread mainly in central and southern parts of Kerala.

Famous family members

File:Varghese Palakkappillil.jpg

He is the founder of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Destitute.

  • Rev.Dr.Prasant Palakkappillil C.M.I

Secretary, Indian Council of Social Welfare

Senior Lecturer and Head, Department of Social Work, Rajagiri College of Social Sciences

See also

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