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Kandanad Diocese is one of the oldest dioceses of the Orthodox Syrian Church. It was constituted with Kandanad St. Mary's Church at its centre along with two scores and odd parishes around it in the erstwhile Travancore State. The historical Synod of 1599 was held at Udayamperoor, a place close to Kandanad. The ancient Churches of Piravom, Kadamattam, Vadakara, Kolenchery, Mamalaserry, Nechoor, Mulakulam, as well as Kandanad came under this Diocese. It extends from Vaikom in the west to Idukki in the east spreading over the parts of Ernakulam, Kottayam and Idukki districts. The boundaries of the dioceses of Kochi and Angamaly intercept thoses of Kandanad at certain points.


History

In 1876-77(M.E. 1052) the Malankara Syrian Christian Church was divided into seven dioceses namely Kollam, Thumbaman, Niranam, Kottayam, Kochi, Kandanad and Angamaly. The Patriarch ordained Karavattuveettil Simon Cor-Episcopa on 5th September 1876 and Murimattathil Paulose Kathanaar on 25th March 1877 as Rambans at Mar Thomman Church Mulanthuruthy and St. Mary's Church, Kuruppampady respectively.Both registered their agreements(Salmoosa) on 26th March 1877.at the Kunnathunad Registrar office at Perumbavoor. Both were members of the Malamkara Association Managing Committee. On 17th May 1877 Karavattuveettil Simon Mar Dyanasius and Murimattathil Paulose Mar Ivanasiose were ordained metropolitans at Chiralayam St. Lazarus Church, Kunnamklulam for the Dioceses of Kochi and Kandanad respectively. The four new metropolitans were co-celebrants at the spiritual function and the last part of the Holy Mass was celebrated by the then ordained Paulose Mar Ivaniose.

Announcements

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    Jan-16
    The visit of The Patriarch of Antioch ,HH Aprem II,who was recently elected and enthroned as Supreme Head of Syriac Orthodox Church, now appears a certainity.
  • 10
    Jan-16
    The visit of The Patriarch of Antioch ,HH Aprem II,who was recently elected and enthroned as Supreme Head of Syriac Orthodox Church, now appears a certainity.
  • 10
    Jan-16
    The visit of The Patriarch of Antioch ,HH Aprem II,who was recently elected and enthroned as Supreme Head of Syriac Orthodox Church, now appears a certainity.
  • 10
    Jan-16
    The visit of The Patriarch of Antioch ,HH Aprem II,who was recently elected and enthroned as Supreme Head of Syriac Orthodox Church, now appears a certainity.
  • 10
    Jan-16
    The visit of The Patriarch of Antioch ,HH Aprem II,who was recently elected and enthroned as Supreme Head of Syriac Orthodox Church, now appears a certainity.


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