St. (Saint) Mary’s Forane Church, Chalakudy is also known as Shrine of the Nativity of Our Lady. it is one of the Foranes or deaneries under the Diocese of Irinjalakuda, which was established in 1978 by the bifurcation of Thrissur Diocese. Prior to that, Chalakudy was part of Thrissur diocese, one of the the most ancient Diocese of the Syro Malabar Church. Thrissur diocese has since been elevated to an archdiocese within which comes the Irinjalakuda diocese. There are 16 parishes under the Chalakudy Forane.
Mass or Holy Qurbana Timings are as below.
Sundays – 6:00am 7:30am 9:30am 5:00pm
Week Days – 6:00 am 7:15 am & 5:00 pm
Saturdays – 5:00pm
Below are some of the pictures or photos of this church.