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


MARGAM (The WAY) is the first ever National level Leaders Training and Empowerment program organized by the Diocesan Youth Apostolate (DYA). All coordinators of 6 regional teams of DYA and current and past National Team Coordinators attended this program. MARGAM took place at St. George SyroMalabar Church, Paterson NJ from June 18-21, 2015.

Posted on Friday, December 18, 2015 - 19:15


WYSDOM (Western Youth SyroMalabar Docesan Meet) is the Youth Conference for the West Region of the Diocese.

Posted on Friday, December 18, 2015 - 18:58


4LIFE ministry, the official ProLife ministry of our diocese is organizing many events to respond to the invitation of "Evangelium Vitae" for "a general mobilization of consciences and a united ethical effort to activate a great campaign in support of life.”

Posted on Thursday, December 17, 2015 - 11:20

Jesus Youth

Starting in Kerala in the early 1980s, Jesus Youth is an international Catholic movement currently present in more than 30 countries all over the world. Its spirituality is based on the 'six pillars' of prayer, the word of God, sacraments, fellowship, evangelization, and option for the poor. Today, the movement has innumerable ministries around the world and has special missions in countries such as Haiti, Uganda, and in countries where the faith is explicitly not welcome.

Posted on Wednesday, February 4, 2015 - 20:39

Diocesan Youth Apostolate

The Diocesan Youth Apostolate (DYA) is a communion of youth groups and ministries united as a Church of Christ following the

Posted on Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 20:14

Mar Joy Alappatt - Bishop

Holy Father Pope Francis appointed Mar Joy Alappatt, the auxiliary bishop of the St. Thomas Syro Malabar Diocese of Chicago as the second bishop of the diocese.

Posted on Tuesday, December 23, 2014 - 14:47


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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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