Nettur
Patron of Parish
Established On
Population
Catholic
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Immaculate heart of mary
08.06.2002
25,060
2570
Vicairate : Tenkasi
Church Name : Immaculate Heart of Mary's Church
Parish Priest : Rev. Fr. Felix
Asst. Parish Priest : Rev.Fr. Maridoss Irudayaraj, SDB
Address : Immaculate Heart of Mary’s Church, Nettur (Post),Alangulam Via, Tirunelveli District-627 854
District : Tirunelveli
Telephone : 04633-288564.

Parish Priest

Brief history:


Nettur was a substation of Uthumalai. It was very backward area. Christian in Nettur belongs to Dalit community. They are economically poor. Socially suppressed politically weak. But very strong in faith. In spites of hardship they have give up their faith. Day by day they grow in spiritual life. As people grow in big number, for the spiritual well being of catholic it was erected on separate parish and was entrusted very eagerly took charge of the taluk. The Salesian presence in Nettur began on 8th June 2002. There are various pious associations such as: Self-help groups for women, Puthu Vazhu Group, Don Bosco Youth Groups, Soldiers of Christ, Holy Childhood, Samugha Sevai Sangam and Altar Boys and Girls Association. The Anbiyams and the Parish Pastoral Counsil are also functioning. There are two R.C. Primary Schools under the Parish Jurisdiction, one at Seethaikurichi and the other at Nettur. The Parish Priest is the Correspondent of both schools. 

Succession of the Priests:

1. Fr. Antonysamy Joachim SDB 2. Fr. Arulmaran SDB 3. Fr. Francis Xavier SDB 4. Fr. Arockiaraj SDB 5. Fr. Felix SDB

Institution

  • R.C. Primary School
    run by: RC Diocese Of Palayamkottai (D), Nettur
  • R.C. Primary School
    run by: RC Diocese Of Palayamkottai (D) , Seethaikurichi
  • Nettur Don Bosco Society
    run by: Society of St. Francis de Sales (SDB), Nettur

Sub Station With Church

  • Kavalakuruchi
  • Reddiyapatty
  • Ukkirankottai
  • Kaduvetty
  • Valveechurastha
  • Seethaikurichi
  • Therkkupatty
  • Kalakkudi
  • Arunachalaperi
  • Kidarakulam

Sub Station Without Church

  • Kadaganery

Pious

  • Puthu Vahzvu Jeba Kuzhu
  • Matha Sabai
  • Soliders of Christ
  • Altar Boys and Girls’ Association
  • Holy Childhood
  • Dominic Savio Group
  • Don Bosco Youth Group
  • Thirukudumba Sabai
  • S.C.C. (Anbiam)

Relgious

  • Society of St. Francis de Sales(SDB)
  • Congregation of the Sisters of St. Anne of Trichy(SAT)
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