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Welcome to St. Alphonsa Catholic Forane Church,Kankanady

Vicar's Message

Very Rev.Fr. Sebastian Chelakkappally

Dear Parishioners and my dear Friends,
Greetings from St. Alphonsa Church, Kankanady, Mangalore!
The first Christmas message was delivered by God, the Heavenly father Himself through the Angelic choir, in that wonderful Night. The son of God was born as the Son of Man in the small town of Bethlehem in the present State of Israel. The Divine message of the first Christmas brought joy to the whole world and the Angel.More.

About Us

St. Alphonsa Church, Kankanady is the second church dedicated to Saint Alphonsa in the diocese of Belthangadi. The church was built in in the year 1994 to look after the pastoral needs of the Syro Malabar Catholics settled in and around Mangalore.

We are a vibrant and growing community where our parishioners consider each other as members of an extended family and enjoy the warm, loving, and caring fellowship. The primary focus of our church is the faith formation of the parishioners.More..

News & Events

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    Family Rosary Prayer
    The Church is in full swing as it celebrates the family bond as Mother Mary’s statue visiting all the families of our church. It is a wonderful feeling of coming together for the Family Rosary Prayer. The family Rosary will be held from 16th to 25th October 2014. Dec 15 ,2015 Read More
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    Christeen Retreat
    Christeen Retreat will be held for the Catechism students of our parish from 7th to 9th November 2014. Dec 15 ,2015 Read More

Holymass Timings

Sunday : 6:15am, 7:30am, 9:15am, 11:00am, 5:00pm
Monday to Thrusday : Mass 6:30am, 6:00pm
Friday : Mass 6:30am Adoration 5:00pm
Mass & Novena of St.Alphonsa 6:00pm
Saturday : Mass 6:30am, Mass & Novena of Mother Mary 5:30pm

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