St. Anthony's Knanaya Catholic Church

Texas, USA

Contact

9345 Oakland Road
San Antonio Texas, USA

Services

Monday - Saturday at 7:45 P.M.
Sundays at 10:30 A.M.
St. Anthony's Knanaya Catholic Church

210-843-5372


This mission was established on May 16, 2009 with Rev. Fr. James Cheruvil as the mission director. Fr. Abraham Mutholath inaugurated this mission on the same day. Rev. Fr. Jose Illikunnumpurath has been pastor with effect from December 28, 2010. Fr. Dominic Madathilkalathil became the pastor from May 14, 2011. Fr. Siju Mudakkodiyil took charge of the parish on December 3, 2011. Fr. Benoy Naramangalath is the present pastor.

The mission bought an Assembly Hall Building from Yahweh Witness on June 7, 2010 and converted it as a church. The consecration of this church and the elevation of the mission as a parish with Rev. Fr. James Cheruvil as its first pastor, was held on July 21, 2010 by His Excellency Bishop Mar Jacob Angadiath. His Grace Mar Mathew Moolakkatt, Archbishop of Kottayam was the main celebrant of the First Mass offered in this Church immediately after the consecration. His Excellency Mar Joseph Pandarasseril, the Auxiliary Bishop of Kottayam was concelebrant and gave homily during the Holy Mass.

The parish bought a building at 9345 Oakland Road, San Antonio and relocated the church and pastor's residence here. This new church was blessed on Sunday, May 26, 2015 by His Grace Mar Mathew Moolakkatt. His Excellency Mar Joy Alappatt blessed the newly installed cross on the same day.