Kamanayakanpatti Paralogamatha Shrine

About Shrine

Kamanayakanpatti Paralogamatha Shrine

Christianity had its strong root in Kamanayakkanpatti even before 18th century. The Priests of Society of Jesus found out that Kamanayakkanpatti was the apt place for the apostolic mission. Fr. John De Britto chose this centre and it became their residence in 1688. The earnest priest from Itally the gratest poet in Tamil the author of Tembavani Fr. Lonstrantine Besehi (Viramaniver) also served there as Parish Priest. He introduced Indianzation of precession with Radhms and chapparems during the titular festival. The suppression of the society of Jesus in 1773. Stopped only the visit of those priests. In fact, it strengthened the people in Spiritual life. The people of Kamanayakkanpatti proved themselves as nearly and pillars of the church during their period. The former Bishop of Coimbatore Most Rev. C.M. Visuvasam, D.D. belonged to theis parish.

Arulraj S.M.

Rev. Fr. Arulraj S.M.

Rector
Patron of the Shrine

Our Lady of Assumption (1850)

Vicariate

Kovilpatti

Church Name

Our Lady of Assumption Shrine

Feast On

15th August

Assistant Parish Priest

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