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St. Thomas Christians and the Archdiocese of Verapoly

L. M. Pylee

St. Thomas Christians and the Archdiocese of Verapoly

a short historical study

by L. M. Pylee

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Published by St. Joseph"s Industrial School Press in Ernakulam .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Kerala (India)
    • Subjects:
    • Catholic Church. Archdiocese of Verapoly (India) -- History.,
    • Saint Thomas Christians -- History.,
    • Kerala (India) -- Church history.

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby L.M. Pylee.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBX1644.2.V47 P94
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxv, 453, ix p., [61] p. of plates :
      Number of Pages453
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4078773M
      LC Control Number79904131

      History Early history. According to tradition, St. Thomas the Apostle established seven churches along the southern part of west coast of India, and Quilon (pronounced Koy-lon [1]) is the second in the list of the above seven churches. John of Monte Corvino, a member of the Societas Peregrinantium Pro Christo on his way to China, landed in Quilon in and ministered the Christian community. Fr. Peter Paul of St Therese OCD, a Carmelite missionary, started a seminary at Verapoly for the St Thomas Christians in He appointed Bartholomew Anna, a Maronite priest to teach Syriac there. He requested the Propaganda to grant certain privileges and favours for the new seminary.

      Apr 10 Christians came under the archdiocese of Verapoly. May 20 Bishop Rocos sent by the Patriarch of Chaldea reaches Kerala. May 7 Property donated by Syrians to the King of Portugal to start a Seminary at Aluva. St. Joseph Church, Aloor is a parish of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church in was the first parish church in Aloor Muri of the Mukundapuram and Kodassery taluks. Aloor parish is one of the 83 parishes between the Bharathappuzha and Periyar rivers, during the erection of syro-Malabar hierarchy and Trichur Vicariate.. The Nazrani community of Aloor built a small prayer hall made of bamboo.

      Born on 5 April of Ouseph Chacko and Thresiamma at Vaikom Fr Sebastian had his school education at St Joseph's L.P. School and St Theresa's High School, Vaikom from to He joined the Sacred Heart Minor Seminary of the Archdiocese of Ernakulam-Angamaly on 1st July The territory of the diocese of Cochin covers square kilometers in the state of is situated between the Arabian Sea in the west, the Archdiocese of Verapoly in the north and in the east, and the Diocese of Alleppey in the south.. The Diocese's Cathedral church and thus, seat of its Bishop, is Santa Cruz Basilica, Fort current Bishop of Cochin is Bishop Joseph Kariyil.


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St. Thomas Christians and the Archdiocese of Verapoly by L. M. Pylee Download PDF EPUB FB2

the Catholic St Thomas Christians in the vicariate of Verapoly inthe historical context of the appointment of Kuriakose Elias Chavara as vicar general, the reasons why he was not consecrated bishop and why the office of Suriani vicar general became extinct with his death.

The book sheds light also on the liturgical, spiritual and. In this book the author presents 13 documents, which highlight the situation of the Catholic St Thomas Christians in the vicariate of Verapoly inthe historical context of the appointment of Kuriakose Elias Chavara as vicar general, the reasons.

Get this from a library. Thomas Christians and the Archdiocese of Verapoly: a short historical study. [L M Pylee]. CHRISTIAN FAITH IN KERALA DOWN THE CENTURIES – A TIME LINE OF THE ARCHDIOCESE OF VERAPOLY.

In the First Century. 52 A.D – Tradition states that it was Apostlewho brought the Good News of Jesus Christ to India, landing at Malliankara, Cranganore (Kodungalloor). 1: St. Francis Assisi Cathedral. Broadway, Ernakulam – Established in: Contact: – Parish Priest: Very Rev. Msgr. Jose.

Basic Christian Community Rev. Antony Arackal (Sr.) Ordination Apr Manager St. Albert's College & AIM, Ernaulam Archdiocese of Verapoly.

Rev. George Mangalath Ordination Dec Parish Priest Holy Family Church St. Thomas Church Kuttikattukara Rev. Yesudas Pazhampilly Ordination Jan Present population of Latin Catholics in the Archdiocese is 3,57, The Archdiocese of Verapoly was originally known as the “Apostolic Vicariate of Malabar”.

It has its origins inwith the arrival of Carmelite Missionaries, most prominent among whom was Father Joseph of St. Mary, better known as Joseph Sebastiani.

The Saint Thomas Christians, also called Syrian Christians of India, Nasrani or Malankara Nasrani or Nasrani Mappila, are an ethno-religious community of Indian Christians from the state of Kerala, who employ the East Syriac Rite and West Syriac Rite liturgical rites of Syriac trace their origins to the evangelistic activity of Thomas the Apostle in the 1st century.

Apr 10 Christians came under the archdiocese of Verapoly. May 20 Bishop Rocos sent by the Patriarch of Chaldea reaches Kerala. May 7 Property donated by Syrians to the King of Portugal to start a Seminary at Aluva.

It was administered by the Diocese of Cochin. The Catholic population within the confines of the archdiocese is divided into two parts-those of the Syrian Rite, called Thomas Christians, who are under the personal (and quasi-territorial) jurisdiction of the three Vicars Apostolic of Trichur, Ernakulam, and Changancherry; and those of the Latin Rite, originally converts of the Portuguese missionaries, who are territorially under the jurisdiction of the.

St. Teresa's Convent Boarding School, Ernakulam, with pupils; St. Joseph's Boarding School Convent, Verapoly, with 95 pupils; St.

Joseph's Convent Boarding School with pupils; all under Tertiary Carmelite sisters. Also 10 vernacular schools and parochial schools, with a collective roll of boys and girls. Thomas Christians, also called St. Thomas Christians or Malabar Christians, indigenous Indian Christian groups who have traditionally lived in Kerala, a state on the Malabar Coast, in southwestern ng to have been evangelized by St.

Thomas the Apostle, Thomas Christians ecclesiastically, liturgically, and linguistically represent one of the oldest Christian traditions in the. The Catholic population within the confines of the archdiocese is divided into two parts—those of the Syrian Rite, called Thomas Christians, who are under the personal (and quasi-territorial) jurisdiction of the three Vicars Apostolic of Trichur, Ernakulam, and Changanacherry; and those of the Latin Rite, originally converts of the Portuguese missionaries, who are territorially under the jurisdiction of the.

May 19 The St. Thomas Christians are totally segregated from the jurisdiction of the Archbishop of Verapoly and from the Padroado. Marthoma Church separated from Malankara Church – – Titus I Mar Thoma Metropolitan, Marthoma Church Metropolitan. After about three centuries () of Western governance over the St Thomas Christians, when the Latin hierarchy was established in India on 1 Septemberthe ancient archdiocese of Cranganore was definitively suppressed, the vicariate apostolic of Verapoly was elevated to the status of a metropolitan archdiocese of the Latin Church with Quilon as its suffragan see and all the.

The Indian Christians of St. Thomas, otherwise called the Syrian Christians of Malabar: a sketch of their history, and an account of their present condition, as well as a discussion of the legend of St. Thomas With a preface by Eugene Stock, etc.

[With illustrations.]. London: Bemrose & Sons. Simonton, D. 22 May – Episcopal ordination of Thomas the Archdeacon at Alangad by 12 priests of St. Thomas Christians – death of Archbishop Garcia SJ 3 December – Vicariate Apostolic of Malabar (Verapoly) erected by Pope Alexander VII.

The Catholic population within the confines of the archdiocese is divided into two parts-those of the Syrian Rite, called Thomas Christians, who are under the personal (and quasi-territorial) jurisdiction of the three Vicars Apostolic of Trichur, Ernakulam, and Changancherry; and those of the Latin Rite, originally converts of the Portuguese missionaries, who are territorially under the jurisdiction of the archbishop.

The catechetical heritage of the Syro-Malabar Church is as old as this Church itself. As was the case with all other Churches, among the St. Thomas Christians also there existed a system of catechesis by which faith was handed down from generation to generation.

The Archdiocese of Verapoly is a Roman Catholic metropolitan see in India. The metropolitan archbishop is Archbishop Joseph Kalathiparambil, appointed in. CHRISTIANITY IN INDIAS Fr. Jose Yesudas OFM cap I. St. Thomas Christians The Saint Thomas Christians are an ancient body of Christians from Kerala, India, who trace their origins to the evangelical activity of Thomas the Apostle in the 1st century.

They are also known as “Nasranis” because they are followers of “Jesus of Nazareth”.The.christian faith in kerala down the centuries -a time line of the archdiocese of verapoly 52 A.D -Tradition states that it was Apostlewho brought the Good News of Jesus Christ to India, landing at Malliankara, Cranganore (Kodungalloor).In the Metropolitan See of Cranganore was suppressed and the St Thomas Christians were put under Verapoly which was later raised to the status of an Archdiocese with the establishment of the Latin Hierarchy in India under the Propaganda Fide.

The title of ‘Metropolitan of Cranganore’ was given ad honorem to the Bishop of Damao.