Our Lady of Lourdes Church - Uttaravalli

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Name of the Church

Our Lady of Lourdes Church

Patron

Our Lady of Lourdes

Catholic Population

3850

Catechists

13

Sub-stations

Kaggam, Nandigam, Rejeru, Penapenki, Thammivalasa, Chukkavalasa, Locharala, Tekkalivalasa, Jannivalasa, Kunaivalasa, Kusumuru, Amity, Locherla (K), Kotipalli, Merkamudidam, Chinna Nanda Balaga, Therlam, Peda Nanda Balaga

Address

Catholic Church
Uttaravalli - 535 124 Vizianagaram Dist.

Phone No.

08944 - 208082

Mass Timings

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Brief History

By the sincere effor ts of Fr. Lazar Mariadas and Fr. Joseph Ravulapalli some of people became catholics in Uttaravally. From Bobbili the fathers used to visit this station initially. When Rajam Mission was opened Uttaravalli went to Rajam. The school site was bought in 1940. The present church was built in 1956 in the time of Fr. Mathai Mappilakunnel and the village was more frequently visited. Taking some villages from Bobbili and Rajam Mission the new Parish of Uttravalli was erected in the year 1979. The presbytery was built in 1981. Fr. George Edapady was appointed as the first parish priest of the Uttravally parish.

Institutions in the Parish

  1. R C M Aided Ele. School, Tekkalivalasa
  2. Dena Sevana Sabha Sisters’ School
  3. Dena Sevana Sabha Sisters’ Voc. Formation Centre

Convents in the Parish

Dena Seva Convent

Priests who served in the Parish

  1. Rev. Fr. George Edapady
  2. Rev. Fr. Peter Sebastian
  3. Rev. Fr. Joseph Kochuchira
  4. Rev. Fr. Y Maria Ratnam
  5. Rev. Fr. V V Prasad
  6. Rev. Fr. D Balashouri
  7. Rev. Fr. J Balashouri