Untitled Document

Untitled Document
Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelky

Cardinal Rainer Maria Woelky Archbishop of Cologne ( Germany) offering Holy Mass at the Tomb of St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara, Mannanam

Cardinal Visits and Praying at the Tomb

His Beatitude George Cardinal Alencherry, Major Archbishop of the Syro-Malabar Church, Visits and Praying at the Tomb of St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara at St. Joseph's Monastery church, Mannanam.

Rev. Fr Scaria Ethirett CMI - New Director

Rev. Fr Scaria Ethirettu CMI is appointed as the Director of St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara Pilgrim Centre, Mannanam.

Phone : 0481 2597237, 2598150
Mob: 08281868484, 09447738150


Thanks to the commitment and devotion of many believers, we are extremely blessed to have a Chapel for Perpetual Eucharistic Adoration. The Chapel is located on the southern side of the monastery church (St. Chavara Shrine). It is open to everyone, and all are welcome to visit and pray anytime between 8.00 am and 9 pm and for as long as you want. A great devotee and apostle of the Holy Eucharist saint Chavara used to kneel down before the Blessed Sacrament for hours and hours. He translated painstakingly from Latin the ceremonies of Forty Hours Adoration for use in the Syrian churches. This devotion was first conducted at Koonammavu in 1866 and the following year at Mannanam, Vazhakulam and Elthuruth. Soon it became very popular in Kerala and a powerful source of inspiration for the people at large.