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

Priestly Ordination - Deacon Thomas Pulickal

Deacon Thomas Pulickal (popularly known as Timmy) will be ordained on 6th June 2020 at Mar Thoma Sleeha Cathedral in Chicago. Watch Live at Syro Vision Network.

Posted on Sunday, May 31, 2020 - 09:21

Priestly Ordination - Deacon Melvin Paul

Deacon Melvin Mangalath Paul is currently in his final stages of becoming a priest for the St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Diocese of Chicago. He is receiving His Priestly Ordination on May 16, 2020 at the Mar Thoma Sleeha Cathedral in Chicago, followed by First Holy Qurbana on May 17, 2020 at St. Alphonsa Syro-Malabar Catholic Church in Halethorpe, MD.

Posted on Thursday, May 7, 2020 - 22:58

Corona Virus Updates

Please see Bishop's circulars regarding guidelines related to spread of Covid-19 virus in United States.

Posted on Tuesday, March 17, 2020 - 08:27

SyroMalabar App - iOS and Android Versions

First-ever SyroMalabar Catholic Church app with Holy Qurbana text in English and Mayalayam.


Posted on Friday, January 31, 2020 - 09:45

Bishop's Appeal - 2020

Glory to God in the Highest! As we enter the new year 2021, let us glorify God by our love and good deeds. In a genuine spirit of gratitude, I humbly ask you to make a gift to the Bishop’s appeal. Your sacrificial gift will help to function 35 ministries of our diocese through 44 parishes and 40 missions over 28 states in the United States.

Posted on Monday, January 20, 2020 - 16:15

Saint Maria Thresia Chiramel

Pope Francis will declare Indian nun Mariam Thresia Chiramel Mankidiyan a saint on October 13 at the Vatican City.

Mariam Thresia, the foundress of the Congregation of the Sisters of the Holy Family (CHF), will be raised to the glory of the altar during a solemn Eucharistic Celebration in Rome's St Peter's Square on Sunday.

Posted on Saturday, October 12, 2019 - 15:30


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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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