Quasi Parish - Peddabayalu


Name of the Church


Catholic Population





Vidhya Niketan
Pedabayalu P O - 531 040 Visakhapatnam Dist.

Phone No.


Mass Timings


Brief History

Claretians came to the Mission at Peddabayalu at the invitation of Bishop K. Mariadas in 1988. Not much of Evangelization is possible as there are a number of restrictions from local situations.

Institutions in the Parish

  1. St. Ann’s Eng. Medium School
  2. St. Ann’s Girls Hostel
  3. Vidhya Niketan Boys Hostel

St. Ann’s Convent

Priests who served in the Parish

  1. Rev. Fr. Peter Puthenkandam cmf
  2. Rev. Fr. Mathew Vazhuthanapally cmf
  3. Rev. Fr. Tomy Thekkecheruvil cmf
  4. Rev. Fr. Francis Kalambukattil cmf
  5. Rev. Fr. Thomas Pooyapadam cmf
  6. Rev. Fr. Thomas Thekkevattakkattu cmf
  7. Rev. Fr. Thomasaiah M cmf