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The mission of the Apostles and their successors planted the Church of Christ at various places. In divine providence (LG 23), the Indian Church was blessed to have an apostolic foundation in 52 AD through the evangelisation mission of St. Thomas, one of the twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ. This Apostolic Church was in Catholic Communion from the early centuries. It came in contact with the Syro-Chaldean Church of the Middle East and consequently adopted the East Syrian Liturgy. 
In the sixteenth century, this Apostolic Church came into direct relationship with the Western Church through the Portuguese missionaries. The Portuguese extended the Padroado agreement in their evangelization programme over India and wanted to bring the Indian Church of the St. Thomas Christians under this jurisdiction. The Church in India which was rooted in the socio-cultural environment and which enjoyed autonomy in internal administration in communion with the Universal Church resisted the unwanted intervention of the Portuguese who brought with them the Western ecclesiastical traditions. The Portuguese missionaries, ignorant of the Oriental traditions of the Indian Church, had the conviction that anything different from the Western Church was schism and heresy. Hence they wanted to latinize the Syrian Christians of India. In 1599 Bishop Franciz Roz (1599-1624) convoked a Synod at Diamper and imposed latinization on the Apostolic Church of India. This was a blow to the identity of the Indian Church. However, the relation continued till the beginning of the second half of the seventeenth century. The Church of St.Thomas Christians could not withstand any more the denial of her autonomy. The initial resistance slowly gave way to discontentment, which ended up with the revolt in 1653 known as the Koonan Cross Oath. Thus, the one Church of the St.Thomas Christians was split into two. A large majority of the broken-away-group hesitated to sever ties with Rome and they remained in communion with Rome, but, under the Latin Hierarchy. This group came to be called the Pazhayak
 
General Statistics
Recapitulation of Statistics
Malankara Catholic Population 408725
Major Archbishop 1
Archbishop 1
Bishops 6
Eparchial Priests 551
Religious
Priests 122
Brothers 10
Students 159
Religious from other Congregations
Priests 21
Religious Brothers 38
Major Seminarians 202
Minor Seminarians 172
Religious Sisters 1808
SIC 835
DM 973
Others 283
Parishes and Mission Stations 921
Institutions
Major Seminary 1
Minor Seminary 7
Pastoral Centres 8
Retreat Centres
Priests Home 6
Colleges 15
Training Schools 20
Technical Institutions 21
Higher Secondary School 26
High Schools 55
U. P. Schools 57
L. P. Schools 204
Nursery Schools 136
Boardings 40
Orphanages 12
Dalit Hostels 2
Hospitals and Health Centres 45
Home for the aged 13
Rehabilitation Centres 8
Printing Centres 7
Book Stalls 5
Publications 8
 
ETR India
History
 
The establishment of Bethany Ashram Pune on 24 October 1955 can be said to be the beginning of the mission of the Malankara Catholic Church outside its canonical territory. From Pune the Bethany Fathers took care of the Malankara Catholic faithful in Mumbai-Pune and other parts of the country. Soon the Malankara Catholics in the other cities of India began to organize themselves as Malankara Catholic Associations. From the beginning of 1970s the Malankara Hierarchy directly took initiative and began sending priests from the Eparchies to these communities.

From 1980 these communities began to be erected canonically as personal parishes in the dioceses where they were registered. The Hierarchy gave further support to them appointing Rev. Fr. John Berchmans OIC in 1997 as the Co-ordinator of the Malankara Catholics outside the territorium proprium. Under his untiring leadership the communities got organized strongly under the banner ?The Malankara Catholic Church Extra Territorial Regions in India (MCCETRI). 

A long cherished dream of the Malankara Catholics of ETRI was realized on February 2007 when Bishop Jacob Mar Barnabas was appointed Apostolic Visitator by Holy Father Pope Benedict XVI. Later the Malankara Catholic Episcopal Synod entrusted the pastoral care of the Malankara Catholic faithful of ETRI to Bishop Jacob Mar Barnabas. Now under the leadership of Bishop Jacob Mar Barnabas, the MCCETRI caters to the needs of the Malankara Catholic flock. The present ETRI includes around 2550 families (approximately 10000 faithful) in 42 parishes/units. 

Thiruvanandapuram

The historic event of the reunion of His Grace Geevarghese Mar Ivanios with the Catholic Church took place on 20 September 1930. In 1932, His Grace Mar Ivanios made his visit to Rome and His Holiness Pope Pius XI invested him with the Sacred Pallium. By the Apostolic Constitution, ?Christo Pastorum Principi? (11 June 1932) the Holy Father Pope Pius XI established the Syro-Malankara Catholic Hierarchy comprising the Metropolitan Eparchy of Trivandrum and the Eparchy of Tiruvalla.
 
On 11 March 1933 Archbishop Mar Ivanios dedicated his provisional Cathedral at Palayam, Trivandrum to the Mother of God and celebrated the solemn Holy Qurbana in the Cathedral on the following day concelebrated by Bishop Jacob Mar Theophilos, the Bishop of Tiruvalla, Rt. Rev. Joseph Pulikottil and Rt. Rev. Philipose Cheppad, Mar Augustine Kandathil, the Archbishop of Ernakulam were present on the occasion. The Apostolic Constitution was executed by Rt. Rev. Maria Benziger, the special deputee of the Holy See.
 
Archbishop Mar Ivanios having made the Profession of Faith before the august assembly of the Bishops, priests and laymen and amidst the acclamations of ?Oxios? (a customary hymn for the occasion) was enthroned as the Metropolitan Archbishop of Trivandrum and the Hierarchical head of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church.
 
The pioneer of the Re-union movement in Kerala, His Grace Archbishop Mar Ivanios, passed away on 15 of July 1953. A few months before his death, on 29January 1953 he has consecrated Rt. Rev. Benedict Mar Gregorios as his Auxiliary Bishop and as the Titular Bishop of Anterdos.
Upon the demise of His Grace Mar Ivanios, His Excellency Mar Gregorios was made the Apostolic Administrator of the Metropolitan Eparchy of Trivandrum. And on 27 January 1955, His Holiness Pope Pius XII appointed him the Metropolitan Archbishop of Trivandrum.
His Excellency Rt. Rev. Lawrence Mar Ephraem was appointed Auxiliary to the Metropolitan Archbishop of Trivandrum and Titular Bishop of Barkuso on 6 November 1980 and was consecrated on 27 December 1980 at Kottayam during the Golden Jubilee celebration of the Reunion Movement.
 
His Holiness Pope John Paul II blessed us with his historic visit to St. Mary?s Cathedral, Pattom, Trivandrum, on 8 February 1986.
 
His Eminence Cardinal Lourdusamy, the Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, visited the Metropolitan Eparchy of Trivandrum on 19 August 1987.
 
His Grace Most Rev. Benedict Mar Gregorios was called for his eternal reward on 10 October 1994 after 41 years of his devoted service. His Excellency Rt. Rev. Lawrence Mar Ephraem, the Proto-Syncellus, was elected the Administrator of the Metropolitan Eparchy of Trivandrum.
 
His Grace Most Rev. Cyril Mar Baselios was appointed Metropolitan Archbishop of Trivandrum and it was announced in public on 29 November 1995. The enthronement of His Grace took place on 14 December 1995 at St. Mary?s Cathedral, Pattom, Trivandrum. As the Metropolitan Archbishop of Trivandrum, His Grace received Sacred Pallium from the Holy Father Pope John Paul II on 9 January 1996 in Vatican.
His Eminence Achille Cardinal Silvestrini, Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, visited the Metropolitan Eparchy of Trivandrum, on 12, & 13 of February 1996.
 
His Eminence Josef Cardinal Tomko, prefect of the Congregation for the Evangelization of Peoples visited the Archbishop?s House on 2 November 1996.
 
On the request of His Grace Most Rev. Cyril Mar Baselios, Metropolitan Archbishop of Trivandrum, by an Apostolic Bull dated 16 December 1996 His Holiness Pope John Paul II created the Eparchy of Marthandom having bifurcated the Metropolitan Eparchy of Trivandrum, and appointed Most Rev. Lawrence Mar Ephraem as its first Bishop.
 
The new extension building of the Archbishop?s House ?Thirusannidhi? was blessed by His Grace Most Rev. Cyril Mar Baselios on 11& 12 March 1998.
 
His Excellency Rt. Rev. Joshua Mar Ignathios was appointed Auxiliary to the Metropolitan Archbishop of Trivandrum and the titular Bishop of Nigizubitanam on 15 April 1998. His consecration took place on 29 June 1998 at Mar Ivanios College Stadium, Trivandrum.
 
His Excellency Rt. Rev. Paulos Mar Philoxenos, Episcopal Vicar of the Metropolitan Eparchy of Trivandrum passed away on 3 November 1998.
His Excellency Rt. Rev. Dr. Isaac Mar Cleemis was appointed Apostolic Visitor for North America & Europe and Auxiliary to the Metropolitan Archbishop of Trivandrum as the titular Bishop of Chayal on 18 June 2001. His consecration took place on 15 August 2001 at St.Mary?s Malankara Catholic Church, Thirumoolapuram, Tiruvalla. Later, he was appointed bishop of the eparchy of Tiruvalla on 4 September, 2003.
 
His Excellency Rt. Rev. Dr. Joseph Mar Thomas was appointed Apostolic Visitor for North America and Europe, Auxilary Bishop to the Archbishop His Grace Most Rev. Dr. Cyril Mar Baselios of the Archdiocese of Trivandrum and Titular bishop of Silcilibbensis on 8 of February, 2005. His consecration held on 19 February, 2005 at the Metropolitan church, Pattom, Trivandrum.
 
His holiness Pope John Paul II promoted and declared the Syro Malankara Catholic Church to the canonical status of Major Archiepiscopal Church on 10 February 2005 and the Metropolitan Archbishop Most Rev. Cyril Mar Baselios was appointed as its First Major Archbishop ? Catholicos on the same date. The enthronement of the Major Archbishop-Catholicos as the Father and Head of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church was on 14 May 2005.
 
In view of the decision of the Holy Episcopal Synod of the Malankara Catholic Church the new Eparchy of Mavelikara was erected on 1st January 2007 as per the decree (Prot. No. 1/2007) of His Beatitude Moran Mor Cyril Baselios Catholicos, the Major Archbishop-Catholicos of the Malankara Catholic Church, bifurcating the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum. His Excellency Most Rev. Joshua Mar Ignathios, the Auxiliary Bishop of Trivandrum was transferred and appointed as the first bishop of the Eparchy of Mavelikara as per the decree (Prot. No. 2/2007) of His Beatitude Moran Mor Cyril Baselios Catholicos, the Major Archbishop-Catholicos of the Malankara Catholic Church. The inauguration of the new Eparchy of Mavelikara and the installation of His Excellency Joshua Mar Ignathios as its first Bishop took place on 16 February 2007 in Mavelikara.
 
On Thursday 18 January 2007 His Beatitude Moran Mor Cyril Baselios, the first Major Archbishop-Catholicos of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church passed away. On the same day itself, in consultation with the members of the Holy Episcopal Synod of the Malankara Catholic Church, His Excellency Most Rev. Geevarghese Mar Divannasios, the Bishop of the Eparchy of Bathery assumed office as the Synodal Administrator of the Church and the Administrator of the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum.
 
Thereafter, all the Bishops of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church, the members of the Synod, assembled for the Synod of Election. On Saturday, 10 February 2007 at 4.30 p.m., the Synodal Administrator of the Malankara Catholic Church announced the unanimous election of His Grace Most Rev. Isaac Mar Cleemis Thottunkal, the then Metropolitan Archbishop of Tiruvalla as the new Major Archbishop-Catholicos. He also announced that the new Catholicos will be known as BASELIOS CLEEMIS. This election was confirmed by the Holy See by letter No. 13.695/07. The installation of His Beatitude Moran Mor Baselios Cleemis as the Major Archbishop-Catholicos took place on 5 March 2007 at St. Mary?s Cathedral, Trivandrum.

Thiruvalla

The Mar Thoma Syrian Christian Community of Kerala was an autonomous Church in the unity of the Catholic Church, ever since its foundation in 52 A. D. by St. Thomas, the Apostle. They remained one body and flourished in the course of years. But in the seventeenth century, due to the intervention of the Portuguese missionaries a schism occurred. A good section of the Syrians eventually became Jacobites under the Patriarch of Antioch. Ever since the schism, attempts at reunion were made. On September 20, 1930 the Reunion Movement took shape with the reunion of two eminent Jacobite Prelates, the late Archbishop Mar Ivanios and late Bishop Jacob Mar Theophilos. It was a triumph of ecumenism as their reunion took place as a Church accepted with its liturgy, customs and jurisdiction. Thus it prepared a way for a complete reunion of the Jacobite-Orthodox Church of Kerala. As the Reunion Movement developed speedily, Pope Pius XI established the Malankara Hierarchy for the reunited people and established the Archdiocese of Trivandrum and the Diocese of Tiruvalla by the Apostolic Constitution, Christo Pastorum Principi dated June 11, 1932. 
 
Accordingly the Diocese of Tiruvalla was established on November 6, 1933 and Rt. Rev. Jacob Mar Theophilos was enthroned as its first Bishop. He was called for his eternal reward on 27 June 1956. His Excellency Most Rev. Thomas Mar Dioscoros Metropolitan reunited with the Malankara Catholic Church from the Knanaya Jacobite Church on 12 November 1939 and led a private life at Thirumoolapuram. He passed away on 21 February 1943. His Excellency Most Rev. Joseph Mar Severios, Metropolitan of the Niranam Diocese of the Orthodox Church reunited with the Malankara Catholic Chuch on November 29, 1937. Due to the ill-health of Mar Theophilos the Holy See appointed His Excellency Joseph Mar Severios as the Apostolic Administrator of the Diocese of Tiruvalla in 1938. He was appointed as the Bishop of the diocese of Tiruvalla in 1951. He was given the honorary title ?Archbishop-bishop? by the Holy See. He was called for his eternal rest on 18 January 1955. The Holy See appointed Reverend Father Cherian Polachirackal as Auxiliary to the Bishop of Tiruvalla. His consecration was on 22 April 1954 and he took the name Zacharias Mar Athanasios. The Diocese was extended from the river Pampa in the south to the river Ponnani in the north and from the Arabian Sea in the west to the Western Ghats in the east. 
 
The Diocese was further extended to the north from the river Ponnani by the decree of the Sacred Congregation for the Oriental Churches, by Prot N.534/43 dated 14 February 1958 and brought under it the whole of Malabar region of Kerala, the civil districts of Coimbatore and Nilgiris and Karoor Taluk in Triuchirappally District of Tamil Nadu and the districts of Mysore, Mandya, Coorg, Hassan, Chickamangalore, Shimoga and South Kanara of Karnataka State. His Excellency Zacharias Mar Athanasios entered into eternal rest on 28 September 1977. Rt. Rev. Msgr. Mathew Nedungattu was elected the Administrator. His Holiness Pope John Paul II by the Apostolic Constitution of October 1978 separating the civil districts of Malappuram, Kozhikode and Kannoor of Kerala, Nilgiris of Tamil Nadu and Coorg, Mysore, Mandya, Hassan, South Kanara, Chickamangalore and Shimoga of Karnataka from the diocese of Tiruvalla, established the new diocese of Bathery and appointed His Excellency Most Rev. Cyril Mar Baselios (Very Rev. Dr. Cyril Malancharuvil OIC, the then Superior General of Bethany) as its first Bishop. The official inauguration of the Diocese was on 2 February 1979. Very Rev. Fr. Isaac Koottaplackal was appointed bishop of Tiruvalla to succeed His Excellency Most Rev. Zacharias Mar Athanasios. His consecration took place on 28 December 1978 at Mar Ivanios Nagar, Thirumoolapuram and he received the name Isaac Mar Yoohanon. His Holiness Pope John Paul II sent His Eminence Cardinal Wadislaw Rubin, the Prefect of Sacred Congregation for the Oriental Churches as his delegate to the Golden Jubilee celebration of the Reunion Movement, held in December 1980 at Kottayam in the diocese of Tiruvalla. The Golden Jubilee of the establishment of the diocese was celebrated in January 1984 at St. John?s Cathedral, Tiruvalla. Mar Yoohanon was called for eternal peace on 28 April 1987. Rev. Fr. George Chundevalel was elected the Administrator who later was appointed the bishop of the diocese with the name Geevarghese Mar Timotheos. His consecration took place on 6 August 1988 at St. John?s Cathedral, Tiruvalla. His Eminence Achille Cardinal Silvestrini, the Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches visited the diocese in February 1996. Rev. Fr. Mammen Chackalapadickal was appointed Auxiliary to the Bishop of Tiruvalla. He was consecrated Bishop on the 17 July 1997 at St. John?s Cathedral, Tiruvalla with the name Thomas Mar Koorilos.
 
The septuagenial of the Reunion Movement was celebrated at Tiruvalla on 27 December 2000. The Patriarch of the Syrian Catholics in Antioch and the present Prefect of the Congregation for the Oriental Churches, His Eminence Cardinal Ignace Moussa Daoud was the chief guest. His Holiness Pope John Paul II bifurcated the diocese of Tiruvalla and established the new Diocese of Muvattupuzha, which includes the revenue Districts of Ernakulum, Thrissur and Palakkad of Kerala. The new diocese was inaugurated on 6 February 2003 and His Excellency Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Koorilos was appointed by the Holy Father as the first Bishop of Muvattupuzha. On 29 March 2003 the Holy See accepted the resignation of His Excellency Geevarghese Mar Timotheos from the diocesan administration due to super-annuation. Rev. Dr. Stephen Thottathil was elected the Administrator.
 
The Holy See appointed His Excellency Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Koorilos (the then Apostolic Visitor of North America and Europe and the Auxiliary Bishop of Trivandrum) as the sixth Bishop of the Catholic Diocese of Tiruvalla on 11 September 2003. His Excellency Thomas Mar Koorilos took charge of the Diocese on 2 October 2003 at St. John?s Cathedral, Tiruvalla. The newly built St. John?s Cathedral was consecrated on 20 and 21 of September 2004 by His Grace Cyril Mar Baselios, the Metropolitan Archbishop of the Malankara Catholic Church. His Eminence Cardinal Ignace Moussa Daoud paid a visit to the Diocese on 12 May 2005. The Holy Episcopal Synod of the Malankara Catholic Church decided on 3 December 2005 to elevate the Diocese of Tiruvalla to the status of an Archdiocese with the Dioceses of Bathery and Muvattupuzha as its suffragans, and the Bishop of Tiruvalla as Metropolitan Archbishop. With the consent and blessings from the Holy See, His Beatitude Moran Mor Cyril Baselios Catholicos, the Major Archbishop of the Malankara Catholic Church, announced the proclamation on 15 May 2006 at St. John?s Cathedral, Tiruvalla. His Grace Most Rev. Dr. Isaac Mar Cleemis was installed as the first Metropolitan Archbishop of the Archdiocese of Tiruvalla on 10 June 2006 at St. John?s Metropolitan Cathedral, Tiruvalla. His Beatitude Cyril Baselios the Major Archbishop-Catholicos was the main Celebrant and about thirty Bishops and a galaxy of civil and social leaders and thousands of faithful participated in the Installation Ceremony. Thus the second Metropolitan Province of the Malankara Catholic Church came into existence on 10 June 2006. When His Beatitude Moran Mor Cyril Baselios Catholicos was called for eternal peace, the Holy Synod elected His Grace Isaac Mar Cleemis, the Metropolitan Archbishop of Tiruvalla, as the Major Archbishop-Catholicos of the Malankara Catholic church. Since the See of Tiruvalla was vacant Rt. Rev. Msgr. Cherian Ramanalil Corepiscopa was appointed Administrator of the Archdiocese.
 
Most Rev. Thomas Mar Koorilos, the Metropolitan of Muvattupuzha was appointed the Second Metropolitan Archbishop of Tiruvalla on Monday, 26 March and his installation ceremony was held on Wednesday, 2 May 2007 at St. John?s Metropolitan Cathedral, Tiruvalla. 
Orphanages : 4

    Boys : Nalanchira, Chemboor
    Girls : Nellimoodu, Nalanchira

 Dalit Boys Hostel

    Malankara Boys Home, Karammoodu 

 Hospitals

    St. Joseph?s Hospital, Anchal
    St. John?s Hospital, Pirappencode
    Jayamatha Hospital,Odanavattom 
    Vimala Hospital, Carmala
    St. Joseph?s Hospital, Chozhiakode
    Nature Cure Centre, Nalanchira
    St. Vincent?s Diabetic Centre, Pattom

 Dispensaries

    Uthimoodu Pulayanarkotta
    Chalai Cheeckanal

 Home for Aged

    Pathanamthitta Nedumangad
    Pothencode Kuravankonam

 Home for Sick

    Snehasadan, Trivandrum 

 Rehabilitation Centres

    HIV/AIDS Rehabilitation Centre, Pirappencode
    Bethsaida, Kuriode
    TB Centre, Pulayanarkotta
    Bethania, Kumarapuram  
 

 Minor Seminary 

    St. Aloysius Minor Seminary, Bethany Hills, Nalanchira, Trivandrum-695015
    Rector : Very Rev. Fr. Jose Chamakalayil

 Pastoral Centre 

    Cheppadu Philippose Ramban Pastoral Education Centre, 
    Kuravankonam, Trivandrum - 3.
    Director : Rev. Fr. Joseph Poovathumtharayil 

 Priest Homes 

    Clergy House, Kesavadasapuram, Tvm-4
    Good Samaritan Home, Medical College PO., Tvm-11
    Director : Rev. Fr. Thomas Puthuparampil

 Mission Training Centre 

    Missiological - Theological Institute, Nalanchira 
    Director : Rev. Sr. Dr. Namitha SIC
Colleges 

    Mar Ivanios College, Nalanchira P.O., Trivandrum - 15
    Principal : Rev. Dr. Mathew Manakkarakkavil 
    Mar Theophilos College, Nalanchira P.O., Trivandrum - 15
    Principal : Rev. Sr. A. Mercykutty SIC (Sr. Karunya SIC) 
    Mar Gregorios College, Chennai
    Principal : Dr. V.J.Mathew 
    Mar Baselios College of Engineering and Technology, TVM-15
    Principal : Prof. Dr. V.K. Sebastian 
    Mar Baselios Institute of Technology, Anchal P.O., Kollam
    Principal : Dr. Sainy Soman 

 Training Schools 

    St. Mary?s TTI, Pattom P.O., Trivandrum-4
    Sacred Heart TTI, Mylapra Town P.O., Pathanamthitta-689 678.

 Technical Institutions 

    Mar Ivanios ITC, Seethathode, Pathanamthitta - 689 667.
    Mar Baselios ITC, Chandanappally, Pathanamthitta - 689 648.
    Bethany ITC, Nedumangad, Trivandrum.
    Jayamatha ITC, Nalanchira P.O., Trivandrum-15

 Higher Secondary Schools 

    St. Mary?s H.S.S., Pattom P.O., Trivandrum - 695 004.
    St. John?s H.S.S., Nalanchira P.O., Trivandrum - 695 015.
    St. Mary?s H.S.S., Kizhakketheruvu P.O.-691 542 (Un-Aided).
    S.H.H.S.S., Mylapra Town P.O., Pathanamthitta (Un-Aided).
    St.Goretti?s G.H.S.S., Nalanchira P.O., Trivandrum-15 (Un-Aided).
    S.C.G.H.S.S., Nellimoodu P.O., Trivandrum - 695 524 (Un-Aided).
    St. Thomas Higher Secondary School, Ayodhya Nagar, Bhopal.
    Sacred Heart Matriculation H.S.,Padi, Chennai - 600 050.

 High Schools 

    SAVHS, Angamoozhy
    BMGHS, Kulathupuzha
    ABHS, Omalloor
    St. Benedict?s HS, Thannithode
    St Mary?s GHS, Kayamkulam
    St. Thomas School, Subhash Nagar, Bhopal
    Holy Angel?s HS, Adoor (Un-Aided)
    Mount Bethany HS, Mylapra (Un-Aided)
    Nazareth Home, Balaramapuram (Un-Aided)
    Sarvodaya School, Nalanchira (Un-Aided)
    St. John?s School, Anchal (Un-Aided)
    Viswadeepthi English Medium School, Kattakkada (Un-Aided)
    Mar Ivanios School, Kalayapuram (Un-Aided)
    Bethany Navajeevan School, Nalanchira (Un-Aided)

 Upper Primary Schools 

    St. Johns? UPS, Anchamada
    St. Rita?s UPS, Aruviode
    St. Ephraem?s UPS, Cheruvackal
    St. Thomas UPS, Kakkadu (Perunad)
    St. Peter?s UPS, Kodumon
    MSC UPS, Kottamonpara
    TEM UPS, Peroorkada
    St. Mary?s UPS, Piravanthoor
    St. Thomas UPS, Pothencode
    St. Mary?s UPS, Thonniamala
    St. Thomas? UPS, Vakayar
    St. Joseph?s UPS, Venniyoor
    UPS, Parassala
    Infant Jesus UPS, Kuravankonam (Un-Aided)
    St. Theresa?s UPS, Kalayapuram (Un-Aided)
    Mar Gregorios UPS, Pravachambalam (Un-Aided)
    St. Mary?s, Kulathupuzha (Un-Aided)
    St. Joseph?s English Medium School, Chemboor (Un-Aided)
    Mar Baselios School, Amboori (Un-Aided)

 Lower Primary Schools (Aided) : 35

 Lower Primary Schools (Unaided) : 82

 Nursery Schools (Unaided) : 65

 Boardings : 19

    Boys : 6

    Girls : 13

 Press and Vocational Training Centres 

    St. Mary?s Press (RACHANA) and Vocational Training Institute, Pattom.
    Jayamatha Press and Vocational Training Institute, Nalanchira.
    Bethany Press and Vocational Training Institute, Nedumangad.

 Book Stalls 

    St. Ignatius Centre, Pattom
    St. Mary?s Book Stall, Pattom
    Bethany Book Stall, Nalanchira

 Publications 

    Christhava Kahalam (Monthly)
    Malankara Balan (Monthly)
    Major Archdiocesan Bullettin (Monthly) 
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