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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.
No 7 PM Mass on Friday Sep 30th
There will be no 7 PM Mass on September 30th, Friday.
Priests retreat
Priests retreat and conference starts tomorrow Sep 26th. Prayers are requested.
Cardinal Visit
His excellency Cardinal Blase Cupich , Arch Diocese of Chicago visits our church next Sunday on Oct 2nd at 8 AM Qurbana . All our presence is requested.
Feast of Vincent de Paul
The feast of Vincent de Paul will be celebrated on September 25th Sunday at 11:15 AM Holy Qurbana.
Marriage Preparation Course
October 7th Friday – 9th Sunday 2022 . Please encourage our youth and young adults to register for the course.
Cultural Academy 2022-23
Cultural Academy classes for year 2022-23 will start on Saturday, Sep 24.
Intercessory team
Intercessory team in preparation for installation is starting intercessory prayer September 22nd, and 29th (Thursdays) at 5pm in the daily chapel.
Gift to Bishop Joy
As a gift to Bishop Joy, we will be preparing a spiritual bouquet to present to him on the day of his Installation.
The Installation of Bishop
The Installation of Bishop Mar Joy Alappatt is on Saturday October 1, 2022.
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.

Episcopal Installation of Bishop Joy Alappatt

The St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Eparchy of Chicago cordially invites all to the Episcopal Installation of Mar Joy Alappatt as the second bishop, by His Beatitude, Major Archibishop George Cardinal Alencherry, in the presence of The Most Reverend Archbishop Christophe Pierre, Apostolic Nuncio to the United States of America.

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OUR ACHANS

Cathedral Priests

  • Fr. Thomas Kadukappillil

    Pastor

    +1 (908) 235-8449

  • Fr. Joby Joseph

    Assistant Pastor

    +1 (951) 219-7646

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Address & Contact

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