St. Thomas Convent, Edathanattukara
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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.