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St. Mary's Knanaya Catholic Forane Church

324 Gloria Ave, San Jose, CA 95127, USA

About our Church

With the permission of San Jose Bishop Patrick J. McGrath, Mar Kuriakose Kunnachery and Mar Mathew Moolakkatt sent Fr. Dominic Joseph from Kottayam diocese to start a Knanaya Mission in San Jose. Fr. Dominic Joseph arrived at San Jose on July 1, 2000 as the director of the mission and serving the diocese of San Jose as Parochial Vicar at St. Frances Cabrini Church. Rev. Fr. John Chennakuzhiyil took charge as its mission director on September 27, 2008. Rev. Msgr. Jacob Vellian became the director on October 11, 2009. When he retired from ministry on May 1, 2010, Fr. Stany Edathiparambil was appointed as the mission director on July 1, 2010. This parish bought a church at 324 Gloria Ave, San Jose, CA 95127. His Excellency Bishop Mar Jacob Angadiath consecrated this church on March 24, 2012 in the presence of His Excellney Bishop Mar Joseph Pandarasseril, the Auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Kottayam. Bishop Angadiath elevated the mission as a parish and appointed Rev. Fr. Stany Edathiparambil as its first pastor on the same day. Fr. Jose Illikunnumpurath was the second pastor from May 6, 2013. Fr. Pathrose Champakkara was the third pastor from October 18, 2014. Fr Mathew Meledath was the forth pastor from July 03, 2016. Fr Saji Pinarkayil is the current pastor from May 02, 2018.

San Jose St. Mary's Knanaya Catholic Parish was declared as a Forane Parish of the St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Chicago on February 18, 2015 by Bishop Mar Jacob Angadiath. The official establishment of the forane was held on April 19, 2015 by Bishop Mar Jacob Angadiath and inaugurated by Vicar General Msgr. Thomas Mulavanal on April 19, 2015 at St. Mary's Knanaya Catholic Church San Jose.

This parish bought a Rectory at 3450 East Hills Dr, San Jose CA 95127 under the leadership of Rev Fr Mathew Meledath. Solemn blessing of Parish rectory held on June 04 2017 by with his Excellency Bishop Mar Joseph Pandarasseril, the Auxiliary bishop of the Archdiocese of Kottayam.

The parish has 187 Knanaya Catholic Families in Northern California.

St. Mary

San Jose Knanaya Catholic Forane Church

Parishes under San Jose Forane Church

Fr Saji Pinarkayil

San Jose Forane Vicar

Fr Saji Pinarkayil

Fr Siju Mudakodil

Los Angles Vicar

Fr Siju Mudakodil

Fr Abraham Kalarickal

Sacramento Vicar

Fr Abraham Kalarickal

Forane Church:

San Jose St. Mary's Knanaya Catholic Parish was declared as a Forane Parish of the St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Chicago on February 18, 2015 by Bishop Mar Jacob Angadiath. The official establishment of the forane was held on April 19, 2015 by Bishop Mar Jacob Angadiath and inaugurated by Vicar General Msgr. Thomas Mulavanal on April 19, 2015 at St. Mary's Knanaya Catholic Church San Jose.

Forane Event: Forane Level Bible Kalostvom every 2 Years

CHURCHES & MISSIONS: Details

The following parishes come under this forane:

San Jose St. Mary's Knanaya Catholic Parish

Los Angeles Pope St. Pius X Knanaya Catholic Parish

Las Vegas, NV St. Stephen's Knanaya Catholic Mission

Sacramento, CA St. John Paul II Knanaya Catholic Mission

Our Priests

St. Mary's knanaya Catholic Church Priests

 
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Fr Dominic Madathilkalathil

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Fr John Chennakuzhy

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Fr Jacob Vellian

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Fr Stany Edathiparambil

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Fr Jose Illikunnumpurath

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Fr Pathrose Champakkara

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Fr Mathew Meledath

Ministries

Ministries under San Jose Forane Church

CCD - Every Sunday 9:30 AM

Faith Formation Summer Vacation

September 1 Faith Formation Class and Inauguration, Parents Meeting
New Admissions Open
Contacts: Director of Religious Education
Vins Pulickal (408) 206-4198 Vicar: Rev. Fr. Saji Pinarkayil (224) 659-6586

Photos & Video Gallery

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Photo Gallery

Church Consecration Ceremony

Consecration Ceremony

of San Jose St.Mary's Knanaya Church

Parish Day

Parish Day

Our Parish Day Celebrations

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San Jose Church Thirunal

August 15 Swargarohana Thirunal

Video Gallery

Church Concecreation

San Jose, CA

Parish Day

Our first parish Day Celebrations

Bible Kalolsavam

Forona level Kalolsavam

St. Mary's Thirunal

Forona Church Thirunal

Grand Parents Day

St: Mary's Grand Parents with Grand Kids

St. Mary's 10th Jubilee

Forona Church Jubilee

Meet The Pastrol Council Team

We Are Here For You

Fr Saji Pinarkayil

Our Vicar

Fr Saji Pinarkayil

Joy Thattayathu

Trustee

Jose Valiyaparambil

Trustee

Mathew Thuruthelpeedika

Trustee

Jobin Kunnasseril

Trustee

Meet The Parish Committee members

Contact Us

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324 Gloria Ave, San Jose, CA 95127, USA

: sanjoseknanayachurch@gmail.com
 

Contact & Location

St. Mary's knanaya Catholic Forune Church


 

324 Gloria Ave, CA 94587
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