Malankara Mar Thoma Syrian Church

Malankara Mar Thoma Syrian Church, traditionally believed to have been founded by Saint Thomas (Mar Thoma) one of the 12 disciples of Jesus Christ, and known by the name of the Apostle, in the year AD 52, having its Head Quarters at S C S Campus, Tiruvalla, Kerala, INDIA accepts as its goal and function.

 

  1. To be the repository of the divine doctrines revealed by Jesus Christ and proclaimed by His Apostles
  2. To maintain these doctrines in their purity
  3. To promote the spiritual life of its members through the administration of sacraments and by the ministry of the WORD
  4. To make disciples of all nations by the proclamation of the Gospel to all the world, and through the administration of Holy Baptism in the name of the Triune God.

 

General Information

Parishes & Congregations

1223

Priests - Active

852

Priests - Retired

185

Members

1.5 Million (Approx.)

Prathinidhi Mandalam Members

1459  (Representative Assembly)