SyroMalabar Church

The SyroMalabar Catholic Church is one of the 22 Eastern (Oriental) Catholic Churches in full communion with Rome, with 4.6 million believers.

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


Office for Formation and Vocations is the office to help the youth and young adults to discern their vocation for a radical commitment to Christ and His Church. The office aims to accompany the young men and women of our diocese to pray, to reflect and to discern the invitation of our Lord into different status of life possible in the Catholic Church.

Posted on Monday, January 19, 2015 - 21:09


The Greek word catechesis means ‘instruction by word of mouth’. It is basic Christian religious education of children and adult converts to Christianity. According to the Catechism of the Catholic Church “Catechesis is an ‘education in the faith’ of Children, young people and adults which includes especially the teaching of Christian doctrine imparted, generally speaking, in an organic and systematic way, with a view of initiating the hearers into the fullness of Christian life” (CCC, prologue # 5).

Posted on Friday, January 16, 2015 - 20:59

Diocesan Youth Apostolate

The Diocesan Youth Apostolate (DYA) is a communion of youth groups and ministries united as a Church of Christ following the

Posted on Saturday, January 10, 2015 - 20:14

Diocese Bulletin - January 2015

Posted on Sunday, January 4, 2015 - 22:17

Family Year 2015

Family Year 2015 is an initiative of St. Thomas SyroMalabar Diocese of Chicago, to be observed from December 25, 2014 to December 25, 2015. The official inauguration of this Family Year is to be done in our parishes and missions on December 25, 2014. Rev. Fathers are requested to follow the pastoral recommendations for the Family Year at the parish and mission level given from the diocesan center.

Posted on Sunday, January 4, 2015 - 21:00


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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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