Welcome to the Saint Alphonsa Catholic Church, Austin, Texas.
Saint Alphonsa Catholic Church is a parish of the Syro-Malabar Rite belonging to the Saint Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Chicago.
The growing community of believers in this church (about 100 families now) trace their Christian roots to St. Thomas the Apostle, who brought Christianity to India and was martyred there.
Rich in tradition, both in liturgy and life, this vibrant parish exuberate faith, commitment, traditional values and enthusiasm. Holy Mass is celebrated on weekdays and on Sundays both in Malayalam (a language of South India) and English (2nd Sunday of the month). In keeping with the traditions of the Syro-Malabar rite, Religious Education is imparted on every Sunday.
Sunday (Starting from Dec 1st)
Holy Mass (Malayalam) : 11:00 am
Holy Mass (English) : 11:00 am (Every 2nd Sunday of the month)
Holy Mass (Malayalam) : 8:30 am
Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Help
Holy Mass (Malayalam) : 7:30 pm
Novena to St. Antony of Padua
Sunday : 9
Jan 1st, 2017 - New year services
- 10:00 am - Thanks giving and adoration prayers for the previous and new year
- 11:00 am - Holy Mass
Jan 1st, 2017 - New Parish Council
New Parish Council for the years 2017-2018 will be taking charge on Jan 1st, 2017 during the Holy Mass. Mr. Sunny Thomas and Mr. Aneesh George are nominated as the new Trustees of the church. Congratulations and God Bless all the efforts of new council !
Diocese and Forane updates
St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Chicago:
Please visit the Diocesan website for more details http://www.stthomasdiocese.org/
For general information about Syro-Malabar Church, its origin, liturgy and other details, please visit the website at http://www.syromalabarchurch.in/index.php
Syro-Malabar Matrimonial site: a venture of Chicago Diocese