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St. Antony’s Church is located in Kunnathangadi, Arimbur, Thrissur Dist, Kerala. Its located on the way from Thrissur town to Kanjany route. Its around 9 km from Thrissur town, around 13 km from Vadanappally. The parish has a very long hitory which can be found in Malayalam here. The current church that we see was constructed in 1990.

Mass or Holy Qurbana Timings are as below.
Every day – 6:00am

Contact Phone No: 0487-2310187

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, known as Karmala Matha Church is located in Chettupuzha, Thrissur dist, Kerala, on the way from Thrissur town to Kanjani/Vadanappally. Thr church was etablished in 2001.

Mass or Holy Qurbana Timings are as below.
Sundays – 6:15am 10:00am 6:00pm
Week Days – 6:30 am
First Friday – 5:30pm

Contact Phone No: 0487-2366699

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St. Pauls Church is a Syro Malabar Catholic Church located in Thaikkattussery, Thrissur district, Kerala. Its around 9 km from Thrissur town, 2 km from Ollur, 4 km from Poochinipadam.

The construction of church began here in 30th June 1974 and was consecrated in 29th June 1975.

You can find the entire history behind the church in malayalam here.

Holy Mass or Qurbana Timings are as below.
Sunday – 6:30am, 9:00am
Week Days – 6:30am
Thursday – 5:45pm

The contact details are
Phone: 0487-2355774

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Paramekkavu Bhagavathi Temple is located in the east side of Swaraj round in Thrissur. The temple is pretty old, there are no records for how much old the temple is. This is one of the main participating temples in Thrissur Pooram.

The story behind the temple – a Karanavar (an elder member) of Kuruppal family, who goes monthly to visit the Bhagavathy at Thirumandhamkunnu temple (in Angadipuram, Malappuram) – when he got old and felt that he won’t able to come to worship the bhavathy due to his old age, he prayed with his whole heart on his last visit there. The legend is that the goddess came with him by sitting on his umbrella. On his way home, he stopped to rest at Vadakkumnathan temple under the Ilanji tree. After resting he found that his umbrella was firmly fixed on the ground. So a Devaprasnam was done by astrologers who concluded that there was a presence of chaitanya or divinity of goddess at that site. The Karanavar decided to worship the Goddess there itself. After the consecration of the Vadakkumnathan temple, the chaitanya or divinity of the Goddess was transferred to the present location of the temple under a Paro tree. This became to be known as Parokkavu Bhagavathy, which later became Paramekkavu Bhagavathy. Still the tradition during Thrissur pooram where the famous Ilanji Thara Melam is done to honor the divine presence of the Bhagavathy.

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