Angamaly -683 572, Ernakulam Dist., South India. 0484-2452678, +91 9746463607

St.Hormis Church

St.Hormis - Angamaly East - Ernakulam - Angamaly Archeparchy

St.Hormis Syro-Malabar Catholic Church, Angamaly is a church located in Angamaly, Kerala, India. It was established in 1570 by Mar Abraham, the last Chaldean Metropolitan to reach Malabar Coast.It is dedicated to Mar Hormizd, a seventh-century Chaldean saint.

Mar Abraham who came to Malabar in 1570 settled in Angamaly as his See to govern the Saint Thomas Christians. Its jurisdiction was extended whole over India till the 16th century. The most ancient University for Malpan training was established at Angamaly before the arrival of the Portughese. The Chaldean bishop Mar Abraham was ordained as the Metropolitan and the Gate of All India and Rabban Hormiz Church was the Cathedral church.This title denotes a Quasi Patriarchal status with all India jurisdiction.

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