Diocese of Calicut
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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.


    02              Fr Varghese Alukal

    02       Fr Aneesh P.M

    07 Most Rev. Dr Varghese Chakkalakal

    13 Fr Sebastian Kanjirathingal

    14 Rt. Rev. Dr Maxwell Noronha

    20 Fr Paul Puthenpurakal

    27 Fr John Geolin

    28 Fr Antony M.H.