Diocese 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 ne ...
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Alangulam

Alangulam Parish is one of the newly bifurcated parishes in the Diocese of Palayamkottai in 1996 from the Parish of Singamparai. Substations were take ...
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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 t ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 o ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 ...
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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 Sacr ...
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Irudhyanagar

Irudayanagar or Udayarpatti was one of the substations of Palayamkottai Parish. It is situated in the Tirunelveli-Madurai Trunk Road. It is close-by T ...
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Jawahanagar

Jawarharnagar was one of the substations of cathedral parish of St. Xavier’s of Palayamkottai. For the spiritual Welfare of the faithful and pastora ...
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Kadayam

Considering the needs of the population of Kadayam and having sought the advice of the present Parish Priest of St. Antony’s Church, Karuthapillai ...
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Kallidaikurichi

St. Antony’s Shrine at Kallidaikurichi which is situated on the bank of river Thamirabarani at its very sources seems to be more than a hundred year ...
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Kalugumalai

Once upon a time Kalugumalai was under the region of Ettayapuram Zamindar. A particular Hindu Community which was treated like slaves, was longing for ...
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Kamanayakkanpatti

Christianity had its strong root in Kamanayakkanpatti even before 18th century. The Priests of Society of Jesus found out that Kamanayakanpatti was th ...
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Karuthapillaiyur

Karuthapillaiyur is a small village about 300 years old. This village is blessed with gifts of natures. The main occupation of the villagers is agricu ...
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Kayathar

The Kayathar Parish is well known not only for its historical importance but also for the existence of the ancient catholic community. In the beginnin ...
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Kovilpatti

Kovilpatti was one of the sub-stations of Ilayarasanendal parish till the year 1953. Due to the rapid growth of trade and population it became an impo ...
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Kuruvikulam

Considering the needs of the population of Kuruvikulam and having sought the advice of the present Parish Priest of Church of O.L. of Lourdes, Kalugum ...
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Maharajanagar

The central office of the TNEB was established along the Sivanthipatty road at Thiagarajanagar during 1970. Due to its establishment many new colonies ...
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Melailandaikulam (Veeravanallur)

Mela Ilandaikulam was one of the substations of the parish of Kayathar. It is 5 km away from Kayathar. People of this village are very much attached t ...
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Melameignanapuram

Considering the needs of the population of Melameignanapuram and having sought the advice of the present Parish Priest of St. Michael's Church, ...
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Naalaamkattalai

Considering the needs of the population of Naalaamkattalai and having sought the advice of the present Parish Priest of Holy Redeemer’s Church, ...
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Nalattinpudur

Christianity at Nalattinputhur goes back to 19th century. This village was attached to Kovilpatti Parish. It is situated in National trunk road of Tir ...
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Nellai town

In order to enable the Catholics to live their Catholic faith emphatically amidst the other religious people, the Parish of Thirunelveli town was newl ...
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Nettur

Nettur was a substation of Uthumalai. It was very backward area. Christian in Nettur belongs to Dalit community. They are economically poor. Socially ...
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Palayamkottai

"Our separated brethren had long ago built a centenary hall to commemorate their arrival in Palayamkottai. Though our arrival had been far earlier tha ...
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Pandarakulam

Considering the needs of the population of Pandarakulam and having sought the advice of the present Parish Priest of St. John's Church, Avudaiyanur ...
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Pavoorchatram

The aim and objectives of any parish is to bring about social change by living out the vision of the kingdom values of Jesus Christ. Keeping this conc ...
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Pettai

Even though, Christianity, was there for few centuries by took years to become a separate parish. People were very faithful. It was only from 14th May ...
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Puliampatti

Indeed Puliyampatty is an insignificant small village. It is an absolute face that this remote village earned name and fame only because of St. Antony ...
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Puliangudi

In the olden days Puliyangudi was one among the various sub-stations of vast and versatile Parish Sendamaram. St. James Church of Puliyangudi has its ...
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Sankar nagar

Sankarnagar is situated in the main trunk road of Madurai. There is a famous Sanker Cement Factory. Due to the job opportunity many people settled her ...
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Sankarankovil

In fact Sankarnakoil is a famous Hindu pilgrim centre. It is one of the taluk of Tirunelveli. It is business centre. It was in the beginning under the ...
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Sendamaram

First Sendamaram had only a small thatched church as its possession. Once the Maravar Lord of Chokkanpatti was saved from an eminent danger by the fre ...
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Shanthinagar

A small Church dedicated to Infant Jesus was blessed and inaugurated in Shanthinagar on 29th June 1985. At that time, only a very few catholic familie ...
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Singamparai

About 200 years ago the Catholic community converted by St. Francis Xavier and other Catholic community from Somantheperi came and settled in Mylapura ...
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St. Xavier's Colony

Considering the needs of the population of St. Xavier's Colony and having sought the advice of the present Parish Priest of Sahaya Matha Church, J ...
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Surandai

Surandai was one of the substations of Sendamaram Parish. There was small Christian community from 19 century onwards. They grew in very big number. A ...
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Tenkasi

Tenkasi is considered one of the most Sacred places in South India. Christianity was already there in the 17th century. It is mentioned in the Annual ...
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Thalarkulam

Considering the needs of the population of Thalarkulam and having sought the advice of the present Parish Priest of St. Paul's Church and Members of t ...
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Uthumalai

Christianity in Uthumalai is recent origin, i.e. the Latin part of the 19th century. Fr. Joseph Ignacy S.J, parish priest of Sendamaram sowed the Chri ...
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Vadiyur

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Vandanam

Catholic people are said to from the time of St. Francis Xavier. In 1886 people started building the church. After much struggle church was built in 1 ...
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Veeravanallur

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Velayuthapuram

Though Velayuthapuram was an insignificant village, it was one of the most important substations of Sundarnachiapuram Parish. The inhabitants of this ...
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Venkatachalapuram

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