Syro-Malabar Church

Discover the vibrant Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, one of the 22 Eastern (Oriental) Catholic Churches in full communion with Rome. With 4.6 million believers, it stands as the largest of the Saint Thomas Christian denominations, governed by the Synod of Bishops under the leadership of the Major Archbishop. Experience its deep-rooted spirituality and strong tradition of vocations to priesthood and religious life, making it a dynamic Catholic community worldwide.
Vestition & First Profession of Abhishekagni Sisters of Jesus and Mary Monastery
We extend a warm invitation to join us for the Vestition and First Profession ceremony of Novice Melvy George (Daughter of George Thomas and Gracy George) from Old Bethpage, NY, Novice Binit Anna Joseph (Daughter of Joseph Abraham and Ancy Joseph) from Tampa, FL, and Novice Mary Chazhikattu (Daughter of Siri Chazhikatt and Reny) from Tampa, FL.
Episcopal Installation of Bishop Mar Joy Alappatt
The Holy Father, Pope Francis, has appointed Most Rev. Bishop Mar Joy Alappatt, current Auxiliary Bishop of the St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Chicago, as the next Bishop of the St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Eparchy of Chicago on July 3, 2022. The appointment was communicated by Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States on July 3, 2022. 
Syro-Malabar Church App Launches
The first-ever Syro-Malabar Catholic Church App launches with Holy Qurbana text in English and Malayalam for enhanced worship experience.
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Eucharistic Revival
2023-24: The Years of
Eucharistic Revival
In a world marked by pain and division, healing is a universal need. At the heart of our faith, Jesus Christ extends an invitation to reconnect with our ultimate source of strength through the profound celebration of the Eucharist. The National Eucharistic Revival movement seeks to rekindle understanding and devotion to this sacred mystery in the United States, fostering a renewed and deepened worship of Jesus Christ in the Eucharist.

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Diocese Office
310 W. Lake Street
Elmhurst, IL 60126
+1 (630) 279-1383
+1 (630) 279-1386
Bishop’s House
372 South Prairie Avenue
Elmhurst, IL 60126

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