SMCC (SyroMalabar Catholic Congress)

The SMCC Chicago Chapter was reinstated by the former vicar and the spiritual director Mar Joy Alappatt on March 17, 2013.

The following members were nominated as the office bearers of the chapter:

  • President: Mr. Anto Kavalackal
  • Vice President: Mrs. Mercy Kuriakose
  • General Secretary: Mr. Shaji Joseph​​​​​​
  • Joint Secretary: Mr. Saji Varghese
  • Treasurer: Mr. Mathew Varghese​​​​​​​
  • Joint Treasurer: Mr. Sunny Vallikkalam

Executive committee members:

  • Mr. Kuriakose Chacko,
  • Mr. Anto Kavalackal,
  • Mr. Shibu Augustine,
  • Mr. Mohan Sebastian,
  • Mr. Jacob Kurian
  • Mr.Vincent Mathew.


As a lay organization of the Syro-Malabar Catholics in the USA, SMCC plays a major role in the overall activities of our Church. The SMCC Chicago Chapter is blessed to have dedicated and efficient members who are committed to promote spiritual and socio-cultural activities of the Church and the community. The Chapter has successfully conducted many events.

The Chapter began its activity with the inauguration of the newly re-instated chapter followed by a seminar on Funeral planning. The new SMCC Chicago Chapter Office bearers and its activities for 2013-14 periods have been inaugurated by His Excellency Mar Jacob Angadiath on March 17, 2013 at the Syro-Malabar Cathedral Parish Hall. The inauguration ceremony was done in the presence of SMCC National Executive Committee members.

SMCC - Event , Seminar on Funeral Planning on March 17, 2013

Seminar on Funeral Planning on March 17, 2013

A seminar on Funeral planning was conducted after the inauguration Ceremony at the Parish Hall. The topic of the seminar was Simple Steps to Advanced Funeral Planning which was presented by Mr. Darren Malone who is the President of Fidelis Funeral Consultants.



Vicar Fr. Thomas Kadukappillil
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Asst. Vicar Fr. Melvin Mangalath Paul
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