Diocese of Calicut
Coastal City of Calicut Lourdumatha Pallikunnu St Josephs Church, Calicut Town Holy Childhood Day 2014 St Francis Xavier Mother of God Cathedral Pope Francis
Welcome to Diocese of Calicut
The diocese is named after Calicut (Kozhikode), the most important coastal city of Malabar, the northern region of the state of Kerala, India. Calicut was the traditional capital of Northern Kerala under the Samuthiri (Zamorin) rule and a leading trading centre for spices on the West Coast of India during the medieval period. Vasco de Gama who landed at Calicut (Kappad - 16 KM away from the city) in 1498, was the first European... More
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Calicut diocese came into existence on 12th June 1923. Established by Holy Father Pope Pius XI of happy memory separating Malabar from the Diocese of Mangalore and Wayanad from the Diocese of Mysore, it was spread out into the six Districts of North Kerala extending from Shoranur to Kasargod. People of different culture....
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Sandesham is the Diocesan Bulletin released every month form the Curia.

Circular / Pastoral Letter

Circular letter is the official newsletter from the diocesan bishop to all the parishes and institutions.
  • 1. Bishop Varghese Chakkalakal Celebrated his Birthday on February 07, 2014. Prayerful wishes to him. 

  • Most Rev. Dr Antony Abir Antonisamy was consecrated  Bishop of the newly constituted Diocese of Sulthanpet 
  • Msgr. Alex Vadakumthala is appointed the Bishop Elect of Kannur. His Episcopal Ordination will be held on March 23, 2014 at Holy Trinity Cathedral Burnassery.
  • New Appointment 

    Rev. Fr William Rajan is appointed Secretary to the Laity Commission of KRLCBC

  • Appointments

    Rev. Fr Jenson Puthenveetil - Parish Priest, Holy Redeemer Church

    Rev. Fr Majo Jose - Associate Pastor, St Jude Shrine, Chundale

  • Appointments

    Rev. Fr Vimal Francis - Associate Pastor, City St Joseph's Church, Calciut

    Rev. Fr Paul A.J., - Associate Pastor, Lourdmatha Shrine, Pallikunnu


  • Appointemnts 

    Rev. Fr Lal Philip - Associate Pastor, St Joseph's Shrine, Meppady

    Rev. Fr Sajeev Varghese - Associate Pastor. St Teresa's Shrine, Mahe

    03- Msgr. Vincent Arackal
    04- Rev. Fr Pio Kanakkunnel OSB
    08- Rev. Fr Marceline M.J
    18- Rev. Fr Thaddeus S.J
    20- Rev. Fr Dany Joseph
    24- Rev. Fr Jose Pulikathara