Trust in the LORD with all thine heart; and lean not unto thine own understanding. In all thy ways acknowledge him, and he shall direct thy paths.

Proverbs 3:5-6
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12/31/1969
Nothing of Marcellus' life before his papacy has survived the centuries. He became Pope at the end of the persecutions of Diocletian in aound 308-309. The persecutions had disrupted the Church so much that there had been a gap of over a year with no Pope. Once he was elected, he faced several challenges, including reconsituting the clergy, which had been decimated and whose remnant had practiced their vocation only covertly and with the expectation of martyrdom. He worked hard to recover and wel

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 Welcome to St.Mary's Syro Malabar Catholic Church

As a catholic community of faith and love we welcome all to come and partake in the Divine Liturgy and enjoy the hospitality of our community. We are a Syro-Malabar parish under St. Thomas Syro-Malabar diocese of Chicago. Syro-Malabar Archiepiscopal Church is one of the 22 sui iuris Oriental Churches in Catholic Communion with its own particular characteristics expressed in worship, spirituality, theology and disciplinary laws. The Syro-Malabar church trace its origins to St. Thomas the Apostle who is believed to have come to India in AD 52. The Syro-Malabar Archiepiscopal Church, which has been described as "Christian in faith, Oriental in worship, and Indian in culture,"

 History
History

We are a Syro-Malabar parish under St. Thomas Syro-Malabar diocese of Chicago. Syro- Malabar Archiepiscopal Church is one of the 22 sui iuris Oriental Churches in Catholic Communion with its own particular characteristics expressed in worship, spirituality, theology and disciplinary laws. The Syro-Malabar church trace its origins to St. Thomas the Apostle read more »

 Our Mission
Our Mission

We the faith-filled descendents St. Thomas the Apostle, and the members of the Syro-Malabar hierarchy nourished by the rich traits of one of the ancient cultures, thrive to impart our faith and culture to the whole world and especially to our descendents. Through worship, motivation, support and education we foster spiritual growth, Syro-Malabar traditions and values. read more »

 Upcoming Events
Events
 Pastor's Message
Pastor's Message

Today, we celebrate Christmas, the birth of the real Messenger from heaven. It is the season of gifts and gift exchange. What is the perfect gift that you could give to someone very special to you? What gift could bring an impact that one would remember you for years to come? The Bible speaks about a Father who gave His Son as a gift to humanity – “In this way the love of God was revealed to us: God sent his only Son into the world so that we might have life through him.” (1 John 4:9). Over two thousand  read more »

Mass ScheduleReadings

Sunday: 8:30 AM and 11:30 AM
Monday - Tuesday: 7:00 PM
Thursday: 7:00 PM followed by Novena to St. Alphonsa
Friday: 9:00 AM and 8:00 PM
Saturday: 9:00 AM followed by Novena to St. Mary

Adoration: Friday 10:00 AM - 8:00 PM
CCD: Sunday: 10:15 AM


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 Faith Formation
Faith Formation "Let the children come to me; do not prevent them, for the kingdom of God belongs to such as these. Amen, I say to you, whoever does not accept the kingdom of God like a child will not enter it." Then he embraced them and blessed them, placing his hands on them.

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 Altar Servers
Alter Servers Altar Servers assist the priest before, during, and after the Holy Qurbana (Holy Mass). Currently there are about 47 altar servers, girls and boys together.

Please inform Mr. George Nampiaparampil (718 479 6769) if you are unable to keep the schedule. Schedules ar read more »
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  1. DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY: PLENARY INDULGENCE by reviewassessor added on 4/27/2011 5:19:03 AM
  2. HISTORY OF THE SYRO MALABAR CATHOLIC CHURCH by reviewassessor added on 4/22/2011 5:37:37 PM
  3. Syro-Malabar Church carries on ancient traditions by reviewassessor added on 9/21/2009 6:12:28 PM
  4. The Syro-Malabar Family in the 21st Century by reviewassessor added on 8/1/2009 8:50:29 AM
 Youth Group
Youth Group Despite the many difficulties associated with evangelizing and catechizing young people, today's youth are still thirsty for spiritual sustenance. Young people should be welcomed in an atmosphere of trust that will enable them to discover Go read more »