Christ the King Church - Chintalavalasa

christ the king catholic church chintalavalasa visakhapatnam

Name of the Church

Christ the King RCM Church


Christ the King

Catholic Population





Ainada, Chelluru, Dakamarri, Majjipeta, , Mudidam and Sungaripeta


Christ the King RCM Church, Opp.Police Quarters, Chintalavalasa, Vizianagaram, 535005.

Phone No.


Mass Timings

6.30 am ordinary days, 9.00 a.m. on Sundays

Brief History

In the year 1979 Andhra Pradesh Special Police 5th Battalion was started in Chintalavalasa. The Catholic employees from different district settled here. For their spiritual needs a community of faithful was started. In the year 1986 about 100 faithful were baptized. In 1985 Rev. Fr. Paul Iramana, the then Parish Priest of Vizianagaram bought a piece of land in front of the Battalion gate. Church was built on 23 March, 1987 and blessed by Most Rev. Kakithapu Mariadas DD, the then Bishop of Visakhapatnam. Chintalavalasa parish was bifurcated from Vizianagaram parish on 6th July 2015 by Most Rev. Prakash Mallavarapu DD, Archbishop of Visakhapatnam.

Pious Associations

Altar Boys, Legion of Mary, Vincent De Paul Society and De Mazenod Youth Association


Sunday Catechism, Education Sponsorship, Youth meetings, Second Saturday- Full Day prayers –Devotion to Mother Mary, other Prayers meetings and family apostolate etc.

Oblates of Mary Immaculate (OMI)

This parish is entrusted to the care of Missionary Oblates of Mary Immaculate(OMI). This missionary congregation was founded by St. Eugene De Mazenod in France in the year 1816. Now 3500 oblates are serving in 73 countries. Our main Charism is “ TO PREACH THE GOOD NEWS TO THE POOR MOST ABANDONED. “ In India we entered in the year 1968 in Kanchipuram mission in Chennai - Mylapore Archdiocese. Now we are about 120 Oblates in about 45 communities. We came to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana states in 1984 and now we are working in 8 communities.

Parish Priest

Fr.Cheruparamban Varghese OMI is the first Parish Priest