St. Mary’s Church, Andheri (W)

In 1970, under the leadership of KCU, a Qurbana Centre was formed at Andheri to take care of the spiritual needs of the Syro-Malabar migrants in and around Versova, Yari Road, Mugrapada, Lallubhai Park, Vile Parle and Juhu. Rev. Fr. Gilbert OFM was appointed to offer Qurbana on every first Sunday of the month and on all other main celebrations like Christmas, Easter, Good Friday etc. From 1980 onwards St. Sebastian’s Feast was celebrated at the centre. After the establishment of the Diocese of Kalyan, the Andheri centre was divided into two parishes for the convenience of the people i.e. St Mary’s Parish at Juhu Versova covering Andheri Sports Complex, Lokhandvala, Versova, Yari Road, Juhu, D.N Nagar and St. Sebastian Parish at Amboli covering Veera Desai Road, Oshiwara, Lallubhai Park, Mugrapada and Irla. Following are the priests who served the centre before the establishment of Kalyan Diocese: Rev. Fr. Gilbert OFM, Rev. Fr. Jose Kollannur OFM, Rev. Fr. Mathew Puthruvnil CMI, Rev. Fr. Premose CMI, Rev. Fr. Sebastian Thuruthele, Rev. Fr. Joseph Nagroor, Rev. Fr. Joseph Pulikan, Rev. Fr. Celsius CMI, Rev. Fr. Peter Thomas CMI, Rev. Fr. Paul Kadichini CMI, Rev. Fr. Andrews Aathappally, Rev. Fr. Paul Chittilappally, Rev. Fr. George Vadakkethala, Rev. Fr. Jacob Porathur and Rev. Fr. George Edakalathoor. Following are the priests who served at St Mary’s Church after the establishment of Kalyan Diocese: Rev. Fr. Vincent Parayil, Rev. Fr. Antony Kuttickal MCBS, Rev. Fr. Jacob Akkanath MCBS, Rev. Fr. George Kunnath MCBS, Rev. Fr. George Vadakkethala, Rev. Fr. Emmanuel Kadankavil, Rev. Fr. Jose Chalakal, Rev. Fr. Xavier Kanattu, Rev. Fr. Dominic Mundattu MCBS, Rev. Fr. Sheen Chittattukara, Rev. Fr. Paul Olickal, Rev. Fr. Biju Chittilappally and Fr. Jerry Maleparambil. At present Fr. George Vattamattam is the parish priest.


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Forane: Andheri

Status: Forane Parish

Parish Priest: Fr. Alex (Jerry) Maleparambil

Establishment of Parish Community :

Official Erection as a Parish: 23/09/2007

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No. of Family’s: 77

No. of Family Units: 3

Address: St Mary’s High School,SVP Nagar, RSC-31,Plot-2, MHADA, Andheri (W)

Phone No.: 26369357

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Name of the Religious Congregation & Province: FMSH

Type of the Institutions at parish territory: St. Mary’s School(Run by Diocese of Kalyan)


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