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St. Joseph Forane Church, Vaikom

Vaikom St. Joseph Forane ChurchSt. Joseph Forane Church, located at Pallippurathussery, Vaikom was established in 1391 AD.  There are about 650 families under this parish. It was generally believed that the representatives of this church had taken part in the Synod of Diamper (1599). The diocesan curia erected this church as a Forane Church in 1958. The marriage of St. Joseph with Holy Mary is commemorated here as the major feast. In the contemporary social context, where marital life faces many challenges, lot of people used to visit this church and plead the help of St. Joseph. Believers specially pray for fruitful family life and graceful children. The present church building was built in 1809 under the vicarship of V. Rev. Fr. Kuriakose Koikkeril. The big and beautiful belfry tower constructed in 1961 is ornamented with 3 bells brought from France in 1923.

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About Church

Vaikom Forane Church, named after St. Joseph, was established in 1391. It was generally believed that the representatives of this church had taken part in the Synod of Diamper (1599).

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Photo Gallery

View a gallery of images of various events organised by St. Joseph Forane Church Vaikom

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Associations

A number of association for the people in different age group are working under St. Joseph Forane Church Vaikom.

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Institutions

We have few prestigious institutions under the management of St. Joseph Forane Church, Vaikom.

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Upcoming Events

Intensive Bible Course April 5,6,7 2013 9:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. (Lunch will be served) Feast of St. Thomas Celebrated …

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Website Inaugurated!

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The official website of Vaikom Forane Church was inaugurated today by Mar Thomas Chakiath. Thanks for the parish members who …

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