We Knanaya Catholics, while keeping Knanaya traditions, move together towards God, through Jesus Christ and His Church by active pastoral ministries and establishment of Knanaya parishes.
Members of Knanaya Region
All Knanaya Catholics who live in the boundary of the Knanaya Catholic Missions and Parishes established by the St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Chicago and those Knanaya Catholics living in the United States outside the territorial boundary of the Knanaya Catholic Missions and parishes are members of this mission.
The Knanaya Catholics who live outside the boundary of Knanaya Catholic Missions and Parishes in the United States may please contact the Knanaya Region director for any pastoral needs and arrangements.
Vicar General & Region Director: Rev. Fr. Thomas Mulavanal
541 N. Willow Rd. Elmhurst. IL 60126
1-310-709-5111 | firstname.lastname@example.org
Region Priest Secretary:
Fr. Suni Padinjarekkara
1105 NW 6th Ave., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33311
1-708-953-1912 | email@example.com
All the members of the Knanaya Catholic Region are encouraged to attend the Pre-Cana (Pre-marriage) course offered by the region in Chicago and other parts of the United States. Our session deals with the particular laws of the Syro-Malabar Church and traditions of the Knanaya Catholic Community.
For locations and dates, please contact Tonny Pullappally at 630-205-5078 or e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org
The next scheduled courses in Chicago is:
From Friday, October 21, 2016, 4:00 P.M. to Sunday October 23rd 1:00 P.M. at Sacred Heart Knanaya Catholic Forane Church, Chicago
From Friday, March 3, 2017, 4:00 P.M. to Sunday March 5 1:00 P.M. at St.Mary’s Knanaya Catholic Forane Church, Chicago.
From Friday, October 20, 2017, 4:00 P.M. to Sunday October 22rd 1:00 P.M. at Sacred Heart Knanaya Catholic Forane Church,Chicago.
Sacred Heart Knanaya Catholic Parish, Chicago: www.shkcparish.us
St. Mary's Knanay Catholic Parish, Chicago: www.smkcparish.us
St. Mary's Knanaya Catholic Forane Church, Houston: www.stmaryshouston.com
PARISHES HAVING KNANAYA CEMETERY:
Chicago Sacred Heart
Chicago St. Mary's
Tampa Sacred Heart
Miami St. Jude
Dallas Christ the King
Houston St. Mary's
PARISHES WITH OWN RECTORY:
Dallas, Houston, Chicago Sacred Heart, Tampa, Detroit, Miami, San Antonio.
CONVENTS IN THE KNANAYA REGION
1. VISITATION CONVENT, LOS ANGELES
Superior: Sr. Sereena S.V.M.
7845 Quill Dr, Downey, CA 90242.
2. VISITATION CONVENT, CHICAGO
Superior: Sr. Xavior S.V.M.
7801 W. Maple St., Morton Grove, IL 60053.