Monday, 19 August 2013

St. Mary's Forane Church Koratty

St. Mary's Forane Church at Koratty, is one of the largest and the most admired Pilgrimage Marian Pious Centre in India. It is located in the Archdiocese of Ernakulam – Angamaly. It is as well the largest Marian Pilgrimage Travel and Catholic tour travel destination of in Kerala. Countless miracles are attributed to Our Lady at this Shrine. The ill, the infirm, the adolescent women who ache for life partners, the parents who long for a child - all of them flock this Shrine to seek solace. The millions who assemblage this abode are affirmation to the generosity of the Mother.

It is said that there are no accurate evidence to prove the enactment of this Pilgrim Centre. However, evidences are there to prove that this church existed during the period of Sakthan Thampuran (1775-1790) reigned over the bygone Cochin Province. It is believed that the Church, which is an apotheosis of an age-old era dating back to the 14th Century, was accustomed on September 8, 1381.

The church of Koratty Muthy which had been a centre for spiritual alleviation for thousands of admirers was adapted to access the facilities. The new Church was adored on September 8th, 1987. The interiors of the church have been beautifully festooned with block actual pictures and abatement works.

The pieces of the amazing shrine of Korattymuthy, which is many centuries old, are built of ivory. There is an intresting myth about this shrine, an acclaimed sculptor was asked to accomplish the statue on the base on an agreement. But it is said that in due time the sculptor had not completed the statue before the feast and then the people who had offered the contract were very angry and wrapped the unfinished statue in a cloth and bought to the church. But a miracle took place as when they un-wrapped the statue in the church they found the complete statue.

The Holy Mass and Novena is captivated on every Saturday as per schedule. Moreover at 9.45 am there will be Adoration afore the Mass at 10.30 am and at the end of the Novena, there will be distribution of Plantein, the Special alms locally accepted as "Poovanpazham".

Holy Mass Timing in St. Mary's Church koratty


Day Time Malayalam Location
Sunday 05.30 AM Regular Mass Koratty Palli
06.30 AM Regular Mass Vazhichal Paill
06.30 AM Regular Mass Attapadam Palli
06.30 AM Regular Mass Kattapuram Palli
07.00 AM Regular Mass Koratty Palli
09.00 AM Regular Mass Koratty Palli
09.30 AM Regular Mass Kattapuram Palli
04.45 PM Regular Mass Koratty Palli
Monday 05.30 AM Regular Mass Koratty Palli
06.30 AM Regular Mass Kattapuram Palli
07.00 AM Regular Mass Koratty Palli
05.00 PM Regular Mass Koratty Palli
Tusday 05.30 AM Regular Mass Koratty Palli
06.30 AM Regular Mass Kattapuram Palli
07.00 AM Regular Mass Koratty Palli
05.00 PM Regular Mass Koratty Palli
Wednesday 05.30 AM Regular Mass Koratty Palli
06.30 AM Regular Mass Kattapuram Palli
06.30.AM Regular Mass Vazhichal Paill
07.00 AM Regular Mass Koratty Palli
05.00 PM Regular Mass Koratty Palli
06.00 PM Regular Mass Attapadam Palli
Thursdy 05.30 AM Regular Mass Koratty Palli
06.30 AM Regular Mass Kattapuram Palli
07.00 AM Regular Mass Koratty Palli
05.00 PM Regular Mass Koratty Palli
Friday 05.30 AM Regular Mass Koratty Palli
06.30 AM Regular Mass Kattapuram Palli
07.00 AM Regular Mass Koratty Palli
05.00 PM Regular Mass Koratty Palli
Saturday 05.30 AM Regular Mass Koratty Palli
06.30 AM Regular Mass Kattapuram Palli
07.00 AM Regular Mass Koratty Palli
09.45 AM Aradhana, Mass, Novena Koratty Palli
04.45 PM Mass, Novena Koratty Palli

How to Reach


15 km north of Cochin International Airport (Nedumbassery). 5 km north of Angamaly Junction.

3 km South of Divine Retreat Centre, Muringoor. 100 meters west of NH-47 Koratty Junction.

Pilgrim hailing from South, travelling in their own vehicles, after entering Thrissur District have to travel further 1.5 km and take the road that goes left towards pulikakkadavu to reach Marian Pilgrim Centre.

Pilgrim hailing from North have to travel 3 km south of Muringoor Divine Retreat Centre and take the road that goes right before Vaigai Processors (Madura Coats) which shall lead to the Marian Pilgrim Centre. This is easier for those pilgrims who come by buses also.

 

(15 km from Cochin International Airport)

Near Attractions

 Well beside this magical church there some more sheer wonders you can explore as you visit here.

The Vazhachal waterfalls

The Vazhachal waterfalls are amid actual abutting to the Athirapally falls and are allotment of the Chalakudy river stream. Vazhachal is accepted for its flora and herbal plantations (maintained by the forest department) afar from the animated waterfalls set in the accomplishments of an abundant blooming forest. This is an ideal picnic spot too.

Sholayar Dam

Sholayar Dam is anchored 20 km from Valparai, a hill base on the Anamalai ambit in Coimbatore District. It is the additional centermost dam in Asia. With its breathtaking surroundings, the dam is an exciting day-tripper spot in the hidden forests area. An allotment of the hydroelectric activity of Tamil Nadu, special permission is appropriate to visit the dam.


Vachumaram, Thumpurmuzhi gardens, Malakapara Tea Gardens, Charpa Falls are some other attractions which will offer and make your vacation more memorable. 

Google Map



Contact Address


St. Mary's Forane Church,
Koratty, Thrissur,
Kerala, India, 680308
Ph : 0480 2732780, 2734009
Mail : mail@korattymuthy.com
Web Site: www.korattymuthy.com

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