St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Forane Church



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Parish Ministries

  • Altar Servers
  • Christ in Action Association
  • Family Units
  • Faith formation of Children
  • Family Apostolate:
    •    Counselling
    •    Marriage Enrichment Programs
    •    Marriage Preparation Course
    •    Mathruvedi
    •    Pioneers and Seniors Association
    •    Pithruvedi
    •    Vayojanavedi
  • Knights of Columbus
  • Music Ministry
  • Pious Association
    • Holy Childhood
    • Jesus Kids
    • Mission League
  • Praise and Worship
  • Shepherds of Faith
  • Santarts:
    •    Art Festivals
    •    Daffodils
    •    Dance Academy
    •    Malayalam Academy
    •    Music Academy
    •    Parish Day
    •    Parish Picnic
    •    Parish Tours
    •    Pilgrimages
    •    Santarts Band
    •    Sports & Games
    •    Talent shows
  • Social & Welfare activities
  • Youth Ministry:
    •    SMYM
    •    International Youth
    •    Jesus Youth

Family Units

The parish is divided into 12 units, each consisting of 40 families on an average. The units meet once a month to pray, to study and to socialize. The election of the office bearers for the period 2022-2024 was conducted on March 19th, 2022. The names of the office bearers are given below

Family Unit Office Bearers

2022 - 2024

Youth Ministry

Director : Rev Fr. Baiju Chakkery

Youth Team animator : Robins Kuriakose Thuruthiyil


Family Apostolate

Family Ministries

Ministries for the Unmarried.
  • Marriage Preparation Course.
  • Pre-marital Counseling.
  • Pre-marital Assistance.
Ministries for the Married.
  • Marriage Enrichment programs.
  • Wedding Jubilee Celebration.
  • Family Associations.
    •  Mathruvedhi
    • Pithruvedhi
  • Family Counselling.
  • Observing
    • Family Day
    • Mothers Day
    • Fathers Day
  • Ministries for Pioneers and Seniors.

Jubilee Celebration

Marriage Preparation Course

This three-day mandatory course is given to candidates of marriage who propose to marry in the near future. This course is an immediate preparation for the candidates in all aspects of marriage and family life. A team of teachers present their topics and prepare the candidates to make this serious commitment in their life. Given in five centers (Scarborough, Edmonton, Winnipeg, Saskatchewan and Halifax) 195 youths took advantage of the 

Santarts & Social, Welfare activities


Started in January 2020, St.Thomas Arts otherwise known as Santarts is intended to enable the beneficiaries to develop their talents. The following are the main sections of Santarts.

  • Santarts Malayalam Academy
  • Santarts Musical Academy: classes are given in Keyboard, Guitar and Violin. Santarts Academy principal is Mrs.Shyla Thomas
  • Band: Under the leadership of Jaison George, Santarts band is formed by a group of parish members who were trained to play musical accompaniments.
  • Church Choir: Coordinator Jibin Paulose.
  • Santarts Club of Performing Arts.