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St. Thomas Convent, Edathanattukara

St. Thomas Convent, Edathanattukara

Place  Edathanattukara
Parish Edathanattukara
Established Year 1983
Address St.Thomas Convent, Edathanattukara, Uppukulam,Palakkad(Dt.)
Pin 678601
Phone 0492- 4266318.
Description 

St Thomas Convent Edathanattukkara

 Edathanattukkara is  a hillarea,thickly populated  with muslim. Thefew catholic  here were farmers migrated from the southern parts of KeralaBy the request of the local catholics and of Rev.Fr.Joseph Palatthukunnel parish priest of the St. Williamchurch, c.m.c. started the St Thomas convent Edathanattukkara on 13th Febuary 1983.The initial members being Sr. Bellinuse, Sr.Lisy And Sr.Maria Agnus . In thebegining  they stayed in the house of  SaidalaviHaji of Uppukkulam. Construction of the convent building was completed  and the blessed Mar Joseph Irimpen Bishop  of Palakkad.The sisters shifted  to the new house on 19th December 1983. The new Chapel wasw constructed

Understanding the acute need of a school in this hill area  were there no transport facilities Mother Prima ,provincial superior and co-operate manager of c.m.c. schools got sanctioned from the government  to start L.P.school. StThomas L.P school Uppukkulam on 13 Oct.1983.

Sisters co operate with the parish priest  in all activities and sisters keep good relation ship with all people irrespective of caste creed and religion.