Niranam diocese of malankara orthodox church
Niranam diocese, although the smallest diocese of the Jacobite Syriac Christian Church (Malankara Archdiocese of Universal Syriac Orthodox Church), is historically one of the oldest dioceses. The land of Niranam had been blessed by the foot prints of St. Thomas, the apostle of India.Diocese of Niranam. There are 76 Churches including the Niranam Valiya palli which was founded by St. Thomas, the Apostle, 6 Chapels, 1 Ramban, 76 priests, 6 deacons and 9 seminarians. Karunagiri M. G. D Ashram, Balabhavan, Thiruvalla Marthamariam Mandiram Hostel and Home for the Aged are functioning under the charge of the diocese. niranam diocese of malankara orthodox church
Niranam Diocese of Malankara Orthodox Church Niranam is a beautiful village situated in the delta of rivers Pampa and Manimala: part of Thiruvalla taluk and Pathanamthitta district. This is a typical Keralite agricultural village, full of paddy fields and coconut trees.
St Thomas, the Apostle of Jesus Christ, is the Father of Christianity in India, landed at Maliankara in Kerala founded seven churches at Maliankara, Palayur, Kottakavu, Niranam, Nilakkel, Diocese of Kottarakara Punalur. Kottarakkara Punalur Diocese is one of the 30 dioceses of the Malankara Orthodox Syrian Church. Niranam Pally, popularly known as Niranam Valiya Pally or St. Mary's Orthodox Syrian Church, Niranam, is a church under the Niranam Diocese of the Indian Orthodox Church founded by Thomas the Apostle one of the twelve Apostles of Jesus Christ, in AD 54. 1 History.niranam diocese of malankara orthodox church Priests At the head of the parish is its Vicar. According to the teachings of the Church, he is the spiritual father and teacher of his flock and the celebrant of the liturgical worship established by the Church.