A community committed to grow in faith keeping the rich traditional culture of Kerala. Become a parish member today.
Every Sunday at 5:00 pm
Every First Friday of month at 7:00 pm
Every Sunday at 3:45 pm
Family Unit Prayer Meeting
Held according to family unit schedule
Fr. Thomas Venmanthara (Parish Priest)
“On behalf of St. Alphonsa Parish Vancouver, I welcome you all to this faith filled community. Be part of this family to grow stronger in faith and be a true witness of Jesus. I encourage you get involved and experience the love of God.”
“Started as a small prayer group, our community grows into full Parish with more that 350 families committed to grow in Catholic faith”
St. Alphonsa Syro-Malabar Roman Catholic Parish is a Malayalee Catholic Community in greater Vancouver BC region. Started in the year 1997 as a small prayer group with just few families in Surrey Delta region, it has grown substantial to be called as a community today. With an estimated more than 350 Catholic families belonging to this community, it has grown stronger and much more vibrant. Community now gathers regularly on every Sunday of the month to celebrate Qurbana (Malayalam Holy Mass) at St. Bernadette Parish, Surrey.
St Alphonsa Syro Malabar Roman Catholic Parish was formally instituted – by Archbishop Michael Miller and Bishop Mar Jose Kalluvelil on Aug 7th, 2016.
Fr. Jimmy Puttananickal, was the first official parish priest of St. Alphonsa parish followed by Fr. Thomas Kalariparambil, Fr. Sajy Thomas. Fr. Thomas Venmanthara is the current parish priest of this parish. Fr. Babu, Fr. Ajin, Fr. Regi Mathew and Fr. Jijimon are also big contributors to this community.
Our Patron Saints