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About St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Forane Catholic Church

Syro-Malabar Catholic Church traces its roots to AD 50, when St. Thomas The Apostle arrived in India. The first Syro-Malabar Parish outside India was established with own Church in Garland (Dallas), Texas in 1992. This Parish was later elevated to be a Forane Church.

  • 1984-The Syro-Malabar Missions in the US were established in Chicago, Dallas, Detroit, and New York.
  • 1992-This first Syro-Malabar Parish outside India was established with own Church in Garland (Dallas), Texas.
  • 2001-Eparchy of St. Thomas of Chicago, United States was Established.

Our church is part of the St. Thomas Diocese, Chicago. The first and current bishop of the eparchy is Mar Jacob Angadiath, appointed by Pope John Paul II in 2001. Pope Francis appointed Rev. Fr. Joy Alappatt, as the Auxiliary Bishop on July 24, 2014.

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Faith Formation | Youth Life

St. Thomas School of Faith Formation (CCD) offers classes from Pre-K to High School. The Youth Life offers opportunity for the young to grow in faithul social community.

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Team

Faith Leadership

Pope Francis

Head of the Church

Major Arch Bishop George Alenchery

Head of Syro-Malabar Rite

Bishop Mar Jacob Angadiath

Head of Chicago Diocese

Bishop Mar Joy Alappatt

Auxiliary Bishop

Rev. Fr. James Nirappel

Parish Vicar

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St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Forane Catholic Church

4926 Rosehill Rd Garland, TX 75043, USA

Email Us

vicar@syromalabarchurchdallas.org
trustee@syromalabarchurchdallas.org

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Vicar
+1 972-240-1100

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