Christ the King Knanaya Catholic Church

Farmers Branch, Texas, USA


13416 Onyx Lane
Farmers Branch Texas, USA


Monday - Friday 7:00 P.M.
Saturday Holy Mass at 9:00 A.M.
Sunday Malayalam Mass at 9:30 A.M. and English Mass at 11:30 A.M.

Christ the King Knanaya Catholic Church, Farmers Branch, Texas, is a parish community belongs to Knanaya Region of St. Thomas Syro Malabar Catholic Diocese of Chicago that serves the faithful of Syro-Malabar church in the United States

This mission was established in 1996 with Rev. Fr. Joseph Meledom as the mission director. Later Rev. Fr. Joseph Manappuarath became its mission director in 1998. Rev. Fr. James Cheruvil became the mission director in January 2007. Rev. Fr. Jose Saurianmakil became the mission director on July 5, 2009.

The mission bought a church from Webb Chapel Baptist Church in Farmers’ Branch on June 7, 2010. Bishop Mar Jacob Angadiath consecrated this church on July 26, 2010, elevated the mission as a parish and appointed Rev. Fr. Joseph Sauriamkail as its first pastor and Fr. Mathew Meledath was the second pastor from May 6, 2013 to June 26, 2016. Fr. Jose Chirappurath was pastor from June 28, 2016 to August 18, 2020. Fr. Renny Kattel is the present pastor from August 18, 2020.

This parish serves around 220 Knanaya Catholic families in Dallas Fort worth and northern part of Texas.