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 About the Pastorate

In olden days Araikulam was in Idaiyankulam and Seval circles. In 1970 Araikulam was recognized as a separate Pastorate. It has 2 Middle Schools, 2 Primary Schools, a Nursery School, and a Sewing School.  C.S.I. Rhenius Hospital in Omanallur is functioning very well. There is a plan to build a  Parish Hall at Araikulam.

The congregations under this Pastorate are:

  • St. John’s Church, Araikulam – 1942
  • Omanallur – 1927
  • Thamilakurichi – 1947
  • Adaimithipankulam – 1968
  • Kandithankulam – 1914
  • Tharuvai – 1981
  • Puthukiramam - being set up

Church Dedication Festivals in the Pastorate

Congregation Church Dedication Day
Araikulam 17 December
Thamilakurichi 22 December
Adaimithipankulam 18 December
Kandithankulam 18 October
Tharuvai  23 August

Other Important Festivals in the Pastorate

Congregation Asanam Harvest Festival
Araikulam 17 December 3rd week of July
Omanallur 18 May  17, 18, 19 August
Thamilakurichi 25 May 7, 8, 9  September
Adaimithipankulam 17 May 15, 16 May
Kandithankulam August August
Tharuvai  Last Sunday in  August
Puthukiramam 25 December

 

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