Arthunkal Forane

Arthunkal : St. Andrew's Basilica
Address : Arthunkal P.O., Cherthala - 688530
Tel. : 0478 - 2572374, 2573560
Estd. : 1581
Cath. Families : 1440
Cath. Population : 7195
BCC Units : 55
Pious Associations : 11
Catechism Students : 900
Catechism Teachers : 38
Shrines : 4
Religious House : St. Sebastian's Convent (S V C)
Hospital : St. Sebastian's Visitation Hospital
Schools :
1. St. Francis Assisi H.S.S.
2. St Francis Assisi L.P.S.
Parallel College : 1, Arthunkal Academy
Nursing School : St. Sebastian School of Nursing
Nursery School : 1, St. Francis Assisi, Nursery School
I.T.C. : 4th C.C.M. I.T.I. (Private)
Other Institutions : Yuvaswapna
Patron's Feast : November 30
Popular Feast : January 20 (St. Sebastian)
Vicar Forane & Parish Priest : V. Rev. Fr. Christopher M. Arthasseril
Assistant Parish priests : Rev.Fr. Jose Joseph Arackal
Rev. Fr. Gasper Koilparambil
Rev. Fr. Sebastian Judo Mooppasseril
Rev. Fr. Benzi Sebastian Kandanat

Chennavely : St. Rita's Chapel
Address : Reethalayam, Chennavely.,
Arthunkal- 688 530
Tel. : 0478 - 2571083
Cath. Families : 514
Cath. Population : 2241
BCC Units : 16
Pious Associations : 4
Catechism Students : 413
Catechism Teachers : 22
Schools : Presentation L.P.School
Other Institutions : St. Francis Assisi TTI
Resident Chaplain : Rev. Fr. Stanley Pius Kattungalthayil

Chethy : St. Joseph's Church
Address : Chethy P.O., Cherthala - 688 533
Tel. : 0478 - 2862454
Estd. : 1963
Cath. Families : 598
Cath. Population : 2392
BCC Units : 21
Pious Associations : 11
Catechism Students : 398
Catechism Teachers : 32
Shrines : 2
School : St. Joseph's English Medium School
Patron's Feast : May 1
Parish Priest : Rev.Fr.Francis Kodiyanad
Religious : St. Jospeh's Convent, Carmelites (CTC)

Perunnermangalam : St. Antony's Church
Address : Perunnermangalam, Chethy P.O.
Cherthala - 688 533
Tel. : 0478 - 2862365
Estd. : 1963
Cath. Families : 810
Cath. Population : 3340
Shrines : 2
BCC Units : 29
Pious Associations : 15
Catechism Students : 470
Catechism Teachers : 23 Religious House : Holy Cross Convent (S C C)
School : St. Thomas L.P.S.
Tailoring Institute : 1
Patron's Feast : June 13
Parish Priest : Rev. Fr. Nelson Thyparambil

Vanaswargam : St. Jude's Church
Address : Vanaswargam S.L. Puram P.O.,
Cherthala - 688 523
Tel. : 0478 - 2861448
Estd. : 1981
Cath. Families : 139
Cath. Population : 700
BCC Units : 8
Pious Associations : 8
Catechism Students : 130
Catechism Teachers : 20
Religious Houses : Yesu Bhavan (O C D Manj.Provi.)
: Mona Tessa Convent
Home for the homeless : 1
Retreat Centre : 1
Work Centre : 1
Patron's Feast : October 28
Parish Priest : Rev. Fr.Edward Puthenpurackal

Mayithara : Sacred Heart Church
Address : Mayithara Market P.O., Cherthala - 688 539
Tel. : 0478 - 2813458
Estd. : 1989
Cath. Families : 150
Cath. Population : 740
BCC Units : 6
Pious Associations : 5
Catechism Students : 101
Catechism Teachers : 15
Religious Houses : 1. St. Margret Mary Convent (S V C)
: 2. St. Michael's Convent (Fdcc)
: 3. St. Francis Adoration Monastrey (Poor Clares)
Seminary : Sacred Heart Minor Seminary
College : St Michael's College
Hostel : St Michael's Hostel
Patron's Feast : Sacred Heart Feast
Parish Priest : Rev. Fr. Sebastian Kadapurathuveettil

Mooleppally : Our Lady of Fatima Chapel
Address : C.M.C. 2, Cherthala - 688 524
Tel : 0478 - 2812574
Cath. Families : 56
Cath. Population : 224
BCC Units : 1
Catechism Students : 73
Catechism Teachers : 12
Pious Associations : 2
Residential Chaplain : Rev. Fr. Antony Jacob Pananjikal
Station : St. James Chapel, Vayalar
BCC1, Cate. Students 61, teachers 13, Ass. 5
Chaplain : Rev. Fr. Darwin Eresseril

Ottamassery : St Joseph's Church
Address : Ottamassery, Thykal P.O.,
Cherthala - 688 554.
Tel . : 0478 2157155
Estd. : 1913
Cath. Families : 645
Cath. Population : 3154
BCC Units : 18
Pious Associations : 8
Catechism Students : 415
Catechism Teachers : 29
Shrine : 3
Religious House : Infant Jesus Convent (SVC)
School : St. Joseph's L.P.S.
Patron'sFeast : May 1
Nursery School : 1
Parish Priest : Rev. Fr. Justin Kurisinkal

Thykal : St Francis Assisi Church
Address : Thykal P.O., Cherthala - 688 554
Tel . : 0478 - 2572379
Estd. : 1895
Cath. Families : 456
Cath. Population : 1939
BCC Units : 18
Religious House : Bethany Convent
Pious Associations : 13
Catechism Students : 316
Catechism Teachers : 22
Shrines : 2
Patron's Feast : October 4
Parish Priest : Rev. Fr. Varghese Peter Cheriyasseril

Ayiramthai : Little Flower Chapel
Address : Ayiramthai, Thykal P.O.,
Cherthala - 688 554
Tel. : 0478 - 2572380
Estd. : 1995
Cath. Families : 493
Cath. Population : 2245
BCC Units : 17
Pious Associations : 12
Catechism Students : 326
Catechism Teachers : 22
Shrine : 1
School : St Sebastian's L.P.S.
Resident Chaplain : Rev. Fr. Michael Kunnel
Patron's Feast : October 1
Religious House : St. Martha Convent