Mother Mary, full of grace, the Lord is with thee; blessed art thou among women, and blessed is the fruit of thy womb, Jesus. Holy Mary, Mother of God, pray for us sinners, now and at the hour of our death. Amen.

Coptic Orthodox Metropolitan Mar Anba Youssef visited our church on 15 August 2016

Marthamariyam Book Centre opened in church premise!

Welcome to the official website of St. Mary's Orthodox Syrian Church, Alencherry!

The church, hallowed and blessed with the unseen presence of St.Mary; belonging to Trivandrum diocese of Orthodox Church. The church is located in Alencherry, just 3kms away from Anchal town of Kollam District in Kerala, India. Alencherry church has a long history of more than 75 years; the history behind which the church still remains as a source and fountain of strength for all those whose seeks the prayer to Mother Mary.

The church is one of the famous Pilgrim Centre in South India.Thousands visit the church throughout the year especially during the Church Feast (Ettunombu Perunal) celebrating from September 1 to 8 of every year.The church is popularly known as 'Theikkan Manarcad'. It is also a Counselling Centre of Thirupanathapuram diocese. Recognizing the importance of this spiritual place, H.H The Catholicos of East & Malankara Metropolitan Baselius Marthoma Didymus I declared the parish as "Global Marthamariyam Pilgrim Centre" on 3rd September 2010.

In this church, communities find a sign of their fellowship with each other and the expression of their unity throughout their life. Read more...

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