St. George's Jacobite Syrian Church, Arakkunnam, Ernakulam

The main altar (Thronose) of this church is dedicated to St. George. The first chapel, which came in, the name of Parumala Thirumeni is under this church :Mar Gregorious Chapel at Ozhakode.

St George's Jacobite Syrian Church at Arakkunnam, Ernakulam District, was built in the beginning of the 20th century.

The foundation stone of the church was laid by Saint Gregorious of Parumala in 1902. As it was the last church founded by this saint, the main altar has been dedicated to him.

The church houses the holy girdle of St Mary and the holy relics of H H Ignatius III (Omalloor Bava), a patriarch. On Omalloor Bava's celebrations lunch is provided to the pilgrims.

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