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FEASTS

1. Main Perunal of the church

The Perunal of the church is being celebrated on 5th and 6th of Makaram ( M.E ) i.e. January18/19/20. This feast is known as ‘Vithukaluda Perunnal’ connected to St. Mary. The Perunal is preceeded by three days convention and Rassa.

2. Feast of St. George

The feast of St. George is being celebrated on the succeeding Saturday and Sunday of 8th May. There is Chempaduppu Rassa from the church to the St. George Kurisadi and Nercha meals (Vechoottu) are served.

3. Feast of Parumala Thirumeni

Padayathra to Parumala Church is conducted on 1st Nov. every year. Members of the church as well as others participate in the Padayathra. The feast of Parumala Thirumeni is being celebrated by the church on the next Sunday of the 2nd November. Rassa is arranged to the Kurisadi and Nercha Appam is distributed there.

4. 8 Nombu Feast

Feast of 8 Nombu is celebrated with Holy Qurbana on all days during the Nombu period. Rassa goes to the St. Mary’s Kurisadi and Nercha payasam is distributed.

5. Feast of ST.Thomas

Feast of ST.Thomas is celebrated on succeding saturday and sunday of easter.

PARISH DAY CELEBRATION / EDAVAKA DINAGHOSHAM

Consequent on reconstruction of the church on 26th November, 2005 it was decided to celebrate the last Sunday of November as Edavaka Dinam since 2006. On the day a family meet is also arranged.

PERUNAL CALENDAR

  • 1. Main Perunal : Makaram 5 & 6 ( Jan.17 – 20)
  • 2. St. George Perunal : succeeding Saturday & Sunday of May 8.
  • 3. 8 Nombu perunal : Sept. 1 to 8.
  • 4. Parumala perunal : Sunday succeeding Nov.2
  • 5. ST.Thomas perunal : succeding saturday and sunday of easter

CANONIC LENT

  • 1. 3 days Nombu : January/February
  • 2. 50 days Nombu : Feb. – April
  • 3. Sleeha Nombu : June 16 – 29
  • 4. 15 days Nombu : Aug. 1 – 15
  • 5. 25 days Nombu : Dec.1 – 25

Maranaya Perunal Calendar

  • Yeldo ( Christmas ) : Dec : 25
  • Danaha ( Baptism ) : Jan : 06
  • Mayaltho : Feb : 02
  • Vachanippu : Mar : 25
  • Soonoyo : Aug : 15
  • Dukrono ( St. Thomas Day ) : Jul : 03
  • Pathrose, Paulose Dukrono : Jun : 29