St.Xaviers Forane Church, Karukutty
Archdiocese of Ernakulam, Angamaly
Karukutty.PO,
Ernakulam Dst, Pin : 683 576
Tel.: 0484 2612327
Email : vicar@karukuttyforanechurch.com
Shrines

There are four Kappelas on four directions of the parish boundary and one in the central area near the Church.


ST. THOMAS KAPPELA ON
THE NATIONALHIGH WAY SIDE

ST. SEBASTIAN’S KAPPELA,
PARAPPURAM

KAPPELA OF OUR LADY OF
LOURDES (THEKKE ANGADI)
1. ST. THOMAS KAPPELA ON THE NATIONAL HIGH WAY SIDE
St. Thomas Kappela was constructed in 1906 when Rev. Fr. Zakharia Naganoolil was the Vicar. It was constructed on the western side of the parish on the side of National High Way. It was renovated in 1955 under the leadership of Rev. Fr. Joseph Menachery. The feast of the patron saint is celebrated every year in the Kappela on the first Sunday after Easter.
 
2. ST. SEBASTIAN’S KAPPELA, PARAPPURAM
Towards the eastern direction of the Parish about one kilometer away from the Church a Kappela was erected in 1937 when Rev. Fr. Valia Ouseph Pynadath was the Vicar. It was renovated in 2004 under the leadership of Rev. Fr. Kuriakose Eravimangalam. The feast celebration of the Shrine falls on the first Sunday of the Lent.
 
3. KAPPELA OF OUR LADY OF LOURDES (THEKKE ANGADI)
This Kappela was erected in 1955 by Rev. Fr. Poulose Pynadath Chalakudikkaran in honour of Our Lady of Lourdes. When the original place of the Kappela was acquired by the Government for an Irrigation Project a new Kappela was built and was blessed in 1965 when Rev. Fr. Mathai Thottungal was the Vicar. The feast of the Patroness of the Shrine is being celebrated on the second Sunday of May every year.
 

ST. ANTONY’S SHRINE

ST. GEORGE’S KAPPELA, NEERUNGAL

4. ST. ANTONY’S SHRINE
St. Antony’s Kappela, sponsored by Devassy Paulo Chakiath, was constructed in 1964 at the time of Rev. Fr. Mathai Thottungal. This was demolished in 2012 and the present one was built with the contribution of all the parishners. It was blessed on 11th January 2013 by Bp. Mar Thomas Chakiath when Rev. Fr. Joy Kannampuzha was the Vicar. The feast of the patron of the Shrine, St. Antony is celebrated on the third Sunday of January every year.
 
5. ST. GEORGE’S KAPPELA, NEERUNGAL
St. George’s Kappela was erected in the extreme north of the Parish in 1996. The feast of St. George is celebrated in this Kappela on the first Sunday of May every year.