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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 · 10:00am · 5:30pm
Malayalam
10:00am
English – Mar Ephrem Chapel (Lower Level)
MONDAY-THURSDAY
8:30am
Malayalam
5:30pm
English
FRIDAY
8:30am · 7:00pm
Malayalam
7:00pm
English

(Adoration on the First Friday evening of every month)
SATURDAY
8:30am
Malayalam
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Latest Bulletin

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BE IN THE KNOW

Announcements

Browse our announcements for the week.
CCD Registration
CCD Registration is OPEN!
Summer Holy Qurbana Schedule
The Holy Qurbana Schedule for Sundays during the Summer will be in effect from May 19 to August 11, 2024.
Syro Malabar Youth Festival 2024
Registration is open for Cultural Academy’s Youth Festival taking place on Saturday, April 27. Registration Link provided
Ash Monday
8:30am Holy Qurbana (Malayalam), 7:00pm Holy Qurbana (Malayalam & English in Mar Ephrem Chapel)
Confession
Confession will be available on Saturday, December 23 from 8:00am to 12:00pm AND 3:00pm to 6:00pm
Cultural Academy 2023-2024
Registration for Cultural Academy is now OPEN! Classes begin by the end of September
CCD Registration
Register your child(ren) online today! Regular registration ends May 31. Select “Learn More” for more details
Family Renewal Convention
Registration is now open for Family Renewal Convention. Select “Learn More” for more details
SMCA Youth Festival (Registration)
Registration is open for the SMCA Youth Festival taking place May 6, 2023. Register today! Press “Learn More” for more details
Lenten Retreat
Parish Lenten Retreat will take place from Thursday, March 23 to Sunday, March 26. Please see flyer for more details. There will be separate tracks for youth.

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OUR ACHANS

Cathedral Priests

  • Fr. Thomas Kadukappillil

    Pastor

    +1 (908) 235-8449

    FrThomasK@smchicago.org


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    Fr. Joel Pius

    Assistant Pastor

    +1 (630) 877-8663

    FrJoelP@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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