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Alphonsa Shrine Church

Alphonsa Shrine Church

St.Alphonsa Church   The main structure of the church, which began to be known as St.Alphonsa Shrine Church following the canonization of Sr. Alphonsa on 12th October 2008 had been built in the year 1945 as a cemetery chapel of St. Mary’s Church Bharananganam. Sr.Alphonsa is the first nun ever to have been buried there. … Continued

Papel Podium

A unique historical memorial, the papal podium stands adjacent to the Pilgrim Church. Gracing the dais at the Nagampadam stadium at Kottayam on 8th February 1986, Pope John Paul II of blessed memories beatified Sr.Alphonsa and Fr.Kuriakose Elias Chavara. The podium erected in sync with indigenous architectonics was bought by the Diocese of Palai and … Continued

St. Alphonsa

St. Alphonsa

Blessed Alponsa was born on 19th August 1910 as the fourth child of Joseph and Mary Muttathupadath, in the parish of Kudamaloor in the state of Kerala. She was baptized on the 27th August. Her baptismal name was Anna and her pet name Annakutty. Her mother passed away three moths after her birth. Annakutty started … Continued