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Mission Statement

Sacred Heart Knanaya Catholic Parish of Chicago commits to serve the pastoral needs of the Knanaya Catholics in the state of Illinois, having domicile on the Southside of the Expressway 90 and those having domicile in the state of Indiana, in communion with the St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Chicago and the Archeparchy of Kottayam, especially by providing liturgical services in the Syro-Malabar and Syro-Malankara Rites, offering Religious Education and spiritual formation, organizing pious associations, Ministries for all ages, koodara yogams (tent gatherings), promoting Knanaya traditions, and developing a spirit of Christian love.

Brief History

Sacred Heart Knanaya Catholic Parish is the first parish church established for Knanaya Catholics outside the proper territory of the Archeparchy of Kottayam, India and the first parish church of the Knanaya Catholic Region. This church was established on September 1, 2006 under the St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Chicago. The church was elevated as a forane church by Bishop Mar Jacob Angadiath on March 22, 2015.

Contact Information

Pastor / Vicar: Rev. Fr. Abraham Mutholath
5212 W. Agatite Ave., Chicago, IL 60630
1-773-412-6254 | mutholath2000@gmail.com

Trustee Coordinator: Thomas Neduvampuzha
1-630-854-9517 | neduvampuzha@gmail.com

Pastoral Services

HOLY MASS SCHEDULE

Holy mass Monday - Friday at 7:00 P.M.
Saturday Holy Mass at 10:00 A.M.
Sunday Mass at 9:45 A.M. (English / Malayalam)

NOVENAS

St. Alphonsa Novena on First Monday of every month after 7:00 P.M. Mass
St. Michael Novena on third Monday of every month after 7:00 P.M. Mass
St. Anthony Novena on Tuesdays after 7:00 P.M. Holy Mass
St. Joseph Novena on Wednesdays after 7:00 P.M. Mass
St. Jude Novena on Thursdays after 7:00 P.M. Mass
Sacred Heart Novena on Fridays after 7:00 P.M. Mass
Our Lady of Perpetual Help on Saturdays after 10:00 A.M. Holy Mass

ADORATION

Every Tuesday after Holy Mass at 7:00 P.M.
Every Friday after 7:00 P.M. Mass
Every Third Friday: Night Vigil from 7:00 P.M. to 10:00 P.M.

KOODARA YOGAMS

(Ward Meetings at houses) - 8

RELIGIOUS EDUCATION SCHOOL

Class will be from 11:15 A.M. to 12:30 P.M.
DRE: Tomy Kunnassery 630-788-0124
Number of Students: 223
Youth and Adult Teachers 71

PIOUS ASSOCIATIONS & MINISTRIES:

Senior Citizens Ministry Men Ministry
Women Ministry
Youth Ministry
Teens Ministry
hildren Ministry
Cherupushpa Mission League
St. Vincent de Paul Society
Legion of Mary
Prayer Group
Darsana Samooham

MAIN FEAST:

Feast of the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus on the weekend close to the Feast of the Most Sacred Heart.

OTHER ACTIVITIES

:

Annual Retreat
Parish Day
Pilgrimages
Weekly Bulletin.