Avudayanur
Patron of Parish
Established On
Population
Catholic
:
:
:
:
St. John the evangelist
20.05.1981
26,500
2595
Vicairate : Tenkasi
Church Name : St. John's Church
Parish Priest : Rev. Fr. Devarajan P.
Asst. Parish Priest : -
Address : St.John’s Church,Avudayanur-627 431, Tirunelveli Dt
District : Tirunelveli
Telephone : 04633-257241

Parish Priest

Brief history:


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. Fr. S. Arockiasamy became the first parish priest of the separation enormous development has taken place. The spiritual life of the people has in proved literary of rate increased.

Succession of the Priests:

1. Fr. S. Arockiasamy 2. Fr. M. Charles 3. Fr. T.A. Berchmans 4. Fr. S.L.A. Josephraj 5. Fr. A. Peter 6. Fr. M.S. Antonysamy 7. Fr. S.A. Antonysamy 8. Fr. Arulraj VKS.

Institution

  • Punitha Arulappar Hr.sec School
    run by: RC Diocese Of Palayamkottai (D), Avudayanur
  • R.C. Primary School
    run by: RC Diocese Of Palayamkottai (D), Avudayanur
  • R.C.Primary School
    run by: RC Diocese Of Palayamkottai (D), Nellaiappapuram
  • R.C.Primary School
    run by: RC Diocese Of Palayamkottai (D), Pandarakulam
  • St. Joseph High School
    run by: RC Diocese Of Palayamkottai (D), Vaikalipatti
  • R.C.Primary School
    run by: RC Diocese Of Palayamkottai (D), Vaikalipatti
  • St. Joseph’s College of Education
    run by: RC Diocese Of Palayamkottai (D), John Paul Nagar

Sub Station With Church

  • Mathapatnam
  • Kovilluthu
  • Nellaiyappapuram
  • Chellathaiyarpuram
  • Kodikurichy
  • Periyar Colony
  • Mylappapuram
  • Vaikalipatty
  • Maruthadiyur
  • Pandarakulam
  • Threetharappapuram
  • Kattalayur
  • Kondaloor
  • Iynthamkattalai

Sub Station Without Church

  • Sivasailanoor
  • Ariappapuram
  • Mettur
  • Sivanadanur
  • Valliammalpuram

Pious

  • Legion of Mary
  • Society of Vincent de Paul
  • Eucharistic Crusaders
  • Young Boys’ Association
  • Young Girls’ Association
  • Renewal Prayer Group
  • S.C.C. (Anbiam)
  • Nobili Teachers’ Association

Relgious

  • Franciscan Sisters of St. Aloysius Gonzaga(FSAG)
  • Franciscan Sisters of St Joseph(FSJ)
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