Friday, September 19, 2014

St.Philomena’s Church Koonammavu - Chavara Pilgrim Center

St.Philomena’s Church Koonammavu, is the death place of saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara. The Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara spent his last years and buried at a monastery in Koonammavu. The place houses churches and religious institutions of various denominations of Christianity. Blessed Chavara Kuriakose Shrine, St. Philomena's Church, Koonammavu built in 1837, the church is of immense historic importance and a pilgrim centre too.Blessed Euphrasia Eluvathingal spend her boarding attached to the first indigenous Carmelite community founded by Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Rev. Leopold Beccaro 1866 at Koonammavu. Koonammavu(Valluvally South) is a town in Kottuvally Panchayat,North Paravur Taluk,Ernakulam District, Kerala,India and lies between Edappally and North Paravur adjacent to Varappuzha.

St.Philomina’s Church
Koonammavu.-683 518, Ernakulam, Kerala, India

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