Parishes

Agarakattu

Once upon a time, Ayikudi was a big Village Mainly occupied and dominated by Brahmins. Around 150 years ago, these Brahmins in order to procure the necessary palm leaves for…

Alangulam

Alangulam Parish is one of the newly bifurcated parishes in the Diocese of Palayamkottai in 1996 from the Parish of Singamparai. Substations were taken from Tenkasi, Uthumalai, Ambasamudram and Singamparai…

Alavanthankulam

In the beginning Alavanthankulam was under the jurisdictions of Pannerkulam Parish in the year 1912. It is a catholic village when the population of the catholic people increased, it necessitated…

Ambasamuthiram

Ambasamuthiram was part of Veeravanallur parist till 1983. When the spiritual need of the Catholic people increases it was felt that it should be made a separate parish. This dream…

Arulagam

Vickramasingapuram is one of the substations of Iruthayakulam parish. Order of Frairs Minor capuchin came to stay here in the year 1987. It was one of the industrial area. So…

Avudayanur

Avudayanur was one of the substations of parish of Tenkasi. It was bifurcated and was made out a separate parish with its headquarters at Avudayanur on 20th May 1981. Rev.…

Cheranmahadevi

Christianity in Cheranmahadevi more than 300 year old. People had embraced the faith even before the coming of St. Francis Xavier. As a remembrance of it two inhabitants of Cheranmahadevi…

Chettikulam

Palayamchetikullam was one of the sub-stations of Palayamkottai and then Shanthinager till the year 1999. It has been elevated as a parish on 30th may 1999 by most Rev. Fr.…

Chidambarapuram

The History of Christianity in Chidambarapuram goes back to 17th century. It was said that Fr. Joseph Beschi Veeramamunivar who came to South India to Evangelize Christ visited this place.…

Duraisamipuram

Duraisamipuram was one of the substations of the parish of Velayuthapuram. It is very backward area. People one poor and daily wages. But their faith is remarkable. In order to…

Ilayarasanendal

Ilayarasanendal Parish is one of the age-old parishes in the diocese of Palayamkottai. It was substation of Kalugumalai parish till the year 1929. It was created a new parish in…

Irudayakulam

In early days this place was known as Utchankulam. Later it was renamed as Irudayakulam which coincides with the patron’s name of the church of Sacred Heart. A priest resident…