Before the bifurcation of the parish Chinnamanur, Margayankottai and Seelayanpatti were under the parish of Uthamapalayam. The other substations such as Muthulapuram, Erasai, Moorthinayakkanpatti, Sukkangalpatti, Kamatchipuram and the Hill stations such as Megamalai, Highwavis, Manalar, Upper Manalar, Venneicer, Maharaja-Mettu and Eravangalar were under the parish of Rayappanpatti. Fr. I. Joachim built the parish church. This parish was erected on 23-05-2004 by Most Rev. Peter Fernando, the Archbishop of Madurai. There are 300 Catholic families and 1200 catholics. Most of the Catholics are coolie workers.
Our Lady Of Velankanni Church,
Pin – 625515.
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