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Welcome to the Syro-Malabar Catholic Cathedral of Chicago

“My Lord and my God!”

With over 1200 families, Mar Thoma Sleeha Cathedral is the Diocesan Cathedral of St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Chicago. We welcome everyone, everywhere to attend and experience first-hand our parish’s long-standing history of Catholic faith, vibrant spirit of community, and unique South Indian traditions. Holy Masses are offered every day of the week in English and Malayalam.

MASS TIMES

Qurbana Schedule

The Holy Qurbana, which refers to the Holy Eucharist, is the divine liturgy of the Syro-Malabar Catholic Church.
Confession is available Monday-Saturday, before and after the Holy Qurbana.
SUNDAY
8:00am · 11:15am · 5:30pm
Malayalam
9:45am · 11:15am · 4:00pm
English
MONDAY-THURSDAY
8:30am
Malayalam
7:00pm
English
FRIDAY
8:30am · 7:00pm
Malayalam (Adoration on the First Friday evening of every month)
7:00pm
English (Adoration on the First Friday evening of every month)
SATURDAY
8:30am
Malayalam
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Announcements

Browse our announcements for the week.
World Youth Day 2023
Register to attend World Youth Day 2023 in Lisbon, Portugal. Registration closes on January 8, 2023.
Ministries Directory
Please review our Ministries Directory. We invite you to fill out the form to declare interest in specific ministries.
Parish Council meeting
Parish council will meet on January 30th Monday 2023 at 7PM
World Youth Day 2023
World Youth Day will take place from August 1-6, 2023, in Lisbon, Portugal. All youth/young adults 18 and over are encouraged to register and attend.
Friday Night Vigil
First Friday Night Vigil: November 4 at 7:00 PM
We are entering a new chapter
We are entering a new chapter of our diocesan history. Right now, the building of this parish and this diocese has been through the sacrifice and struggle of our older generation, and we thank you.

Cathedral Ministries and Organizations

The Stewardship of Time and Talent: Share your hearts and hands with the community of Mar Thoma Sleeha Cathedral

Kindly review the list and indicate which ministry or organization you are interested in joining in the parish community. Forms can be returned to the Parish Office or Trustees.

New Year’s Eve & Day

Wrap up 2022 and begin the new year with Jesus. Let us praise the Lord & thank Him for the blessings given to us during the year and pray for a happy and blessed New Year.

Wishing you and your family a very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year!

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OUR ACHANS

Cathedral Priests

  • Fr. Thomas Kadukappillil

    Pastor

    +1 (908) 235-8449

    FrThomasK@smchicago.org

  • Fr. Joby Joseph

    Assistant Pastor

    +1 (951) 219-7646

    FrJoby@smchicago.org

CONTACT US

Address & Contact

Address
5000 St. Charles Road
Bellwood, IL 60104
Phone
+1 (708) 665-5000
+1 (708) 544-7250
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