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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8/22/2014
St. Rose, whose feast we celebrate on August 23, is the first saint of the New World. She was born to Spanish parents in Lima, Peru, in 1586, and at a very young age, she chose to consecrate her life to God. She practiced very intense prayer and penance daily, sometimes depriving herself of food and sleep. She joined the Third Order of St. Dominic and lived in a little hut in her parents' garden, working to help support them. She was ill for the last three years of her life, and was cared for by

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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

My Dear Children, Sisters and Brothers, Hope you are familiar with the picture of Jesus carrying a sheep on his shoulder. Jesus said, "I am the Good shepherd." Who is a Good shepherd? The concept of 'shepherd' was very familiar to the apostles and the followers. "A good shepherd lays down his life for the sheep." (John 10:11). The shepherd is the provider and protector of his flock. The sheep are helpless without him. Psalm 23 very well explains the role of the good shepherd. read more »

Mass ScheduleReadings

Sunday: 5:00 PM Mass in Malayalam. Saturday: 8:30 AM Mass and Novena to St.Alphonsa.

Friday: 7:00PM Mass and Adoration.


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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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 Capital Campaign
Campaign We need to raise $5,000,000 ! Every dollar counts....

It is almost 5 years we have formed our parish and by this time we have done a lot to bring our community together. We are in the process of forming a commu read more »

 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 »