Our Lady of Rosary Church at Mananvala Nagar is located in Thiruvallur distirct. This parish is at the borders ofChingleput and Vellore dioceses. In 1991, Our Lady of Rosary Church was built at the initiatives of Fr.M.Arulraj, Fr.Thumma, Fr.A.Arulraj,Fr.Inniah of Egmore and Fr.Rayanna. In the following year, the church-wall was built by the Manavala Nagar faithful. This parish was erected on 19June 1999. Fr.Amaladoss was the first parish priest. This parish was entrusted to the MSFS in 2003 and Fr.P.S.Joseph was the first MSFS parish priest. During his time a small and beautiful Grotto and a bell-tower were built and blessed. A church dedicated to St.Francis Xavier was also built in a substation called Thodukadu.After 3 Years of service, he was succeeded by Fr.S. Christuraj who built the presbytery in 2009, which was inaugurated on 31 Mayand extended the church on 09 October 2011. He also constructed 25 Rosary stations in the church campus. Basic Christian communities, Legion of Mary and youth groups are actively functioning in the Parish.
There are 200 catholicfamilies in the main station and 20 families in the substation Thodukadu, which is 15km away from the parish.
Vision and Mission Statement
We, the Fransalians at Manavala Nagar try our best to spread God’s love by doing God’s service to the people. We live and preach by our very life. We try to build fraternity,friendship and basic Christian communities based on Fransalian way of life.We try to instil in the minds and hearts of people the values of Christ through preaching,teaching,counselling and education.We intend to develop the society towards a healthy society.
|Fr. P. S. Joseph||2003-2006|
|Fr. S. Christu Raj||2006-2012|
|Fr. S. Antony (sr)||2012|
|Our Lady of Rosar Church
MANAVALA NAGAR P.O.
Thiruvallur Dt – 602 002
Tamil Nadu, S. India
Tel: 044 – 27640631
|P. Antony S (Sr), Parish Priest|