SyroMalabar Church

The SyroMalabar Church is one of the 22 Eastern Catholic Churches in full communion with Rome.

Sunday Reflections

Sunday Reflections based on Syro-Malabar liturgy readings by Fr. Abaraham Mutholath.

Youth Apostolate

The national SyroMalabar Catholic youth organization of the St. Thomas Diocese of Chicago

Episcopal Installation of Bishop Mar Joy Alappatt

The Holy Father, Pope Francis, has appointed Most Rev. Bishop Mar Joy Alappatt, current Auxiliary Bishop of the St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Chicago, as the next Bishop of the St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Chicago on July 3, 2022.

Posted on Sunday, July 3, 2022 - 23:14

Priestly Ordination - Deacon Joel Pius

The St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Chicago invites you to the Priestly Ordination of Dcn. Joel Pius on Saturday, May 28th at the St. Alphonsa Syro-Malabar Forane Catholic Church in Loganville, GA.

Posted on Monday, May 23, 2022 - 13:43

Diaconate Ordination - Br. George Parayil

The St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Chicago invites you to the Diaconate Ordination of Subdeacon George Parayil on Sunday, May 15th at the Mar Thoma Sleeha Cathedral in Chicago.

Posted on Thursday, April 28, 2022 - 21:06

Upcoming Diocesan Events

Upcoming Diocesan Events for 2022. For more information, please contact the Diocesan Office.

Posted on Tuesday, March 22, 2022 - 10:57

Lenten Retreats - 2022

To prepare our hearts this Lenten season, various parishes across the diocese will be conducting retreats led by Bishops Raphael Thattil, Thomas Tharayil and Joseph Pamplany.
Posted on Monday, February 28, 2022 - 13:45

Bishop's Appeal - 2021

We invite you to participate in our Diocesan Annual Appeal 2021 by making a sacrificial gift. Your donation will support 35 ministries of our diocese through 51 parishes and 33 missions with 75 priests and eight seminarians over 28 states in the United States
Posted on Wednesday, January 26, 2022 - 22:47


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History of St. Thomas SyroMalabar Catholic Diocese of Chicago, established by His Holiness Pope John Paul II on March 13, 2001.


Liturgical Calendar

SyroMalabar Church Liturgical Seasons and Mass Readings in English and Malayalam



Luke 6:38 Give, and it will be given to you. A good measure, pressed down, shaken together and running over, will be poured into your lap.


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Click here to contact St. Thomas SyroMalabar Diocese. Address: 372 South Prairie Ave, Elmhurst, Illinois 60126. Phone: +1-630-279-1383

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