|St. Mary’s Malankara Syrian Catholic Cathedral, Pattom, Trivandrum|
|denomination||Syro-Malankara Catholic Church|
|address||Pattom, Trivandrum - 695 004, Kerala|
Republic of India
Syro-Malankara Catholic Church
St. Mary's Malankara Syrian Catholic Cathedral Basilica 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 Mar Ivanios, Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios and of Major Archbishop Catholicos Moran Cyril Mar Baselios are there.
The foundation stone of this Cathedral was laid by the Servant of God Archbishop Mar Ivanios in 1950. And the Cathedral was consecrated by Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios on February 22, 1965.
Pope John Paul II visited the Cathedral on February 8, 1986.
The Cathedral was renovated in 2008. The blessing of the renovated Cathedral was on November 8, 2008.
The wall pictures depicted in the Cathedral are wonderful examples of the rich Oriental vision and tradition.
Now the community of the Cathedral parish is consisting of 531 families.
- Directory -2006, St. Mary's Metropolitan Church, Thiruvananthapuram.
The official website of Syro-Malankara Catholic Church is www.malankaracatholicchurch.net. it gives you all the details of the whole Church and its updated news.
- Syro-Malankara Catholic Church
- Syro-Malankara Catholic Church - alternative site built by Malankarites