Sundays: 6.00 am, 7.30 am (For the Catechism students), 9.00 am & 4.30 pm
Weekdays: 6.00 am & 7.00 am
Tuesdays: 6.00 am & 5.30 pm (Holy Mass, Novena to St. Antony & Benediction)
First Fridays: 6.00 am & 5.30 pm (Holy Mass & Adoartion)
Second Saturdays: 6.00 am & 5.30 pm (Holy Mass & Adoraion in honour of Servant of God- Fr. Zacharias & Venerable- Fr. Aurelian)
History of the Church
Immaculate Conception Church, Manjummel, is situated, at almost 4 kms south from Edappally Jn. and at same distance on western part of North Kalamassery, Ernakulam, Kerala- India. This monastery-church belongs to the Order of Discalced Carmelites of the Province of Manjummel and is under the archdiocese of Verapoly.
The liturgical Celebrations in the Church
Everyday the first Holy Eucharist is celebrated at 6.00 am. The second Celebration of the Holy Mass is at 7.00 am.
Every Sunday the first Holy Eucharist is at 6.00 am and the Holy Mass for the students of catechism and their teachers is offered at 7.30 am and the catechetical classes are followed by this mass. Another Mass for the faithful is offered at 9.00 am & in the evening too there is Holy Eucharist at 4.30 pm.
On Tuesdays the second mass is celebrated at 5.30 pm in honour of St. Antony of Padua. It is followed by the novena prayer to St. Antony and the benediction of the Blessed Sacrament. The favours received by the intercession of St. Antony is put in the form of thanksgiving letters and are read out during the prayer service as a testimony to the faithful. Many flock to seek the intercession of the saint and to thank for the very many blessings received through him.
St. Pius X
On Thursdays after the second mass, the novena prayer to St. Pius X is recited. The devotion to the saint is widespread through out Kerala by the Carmelites of Manjummel Province. A lot of people come for the celebration looking for the graces to be received through the intercession of St. Pius X.
Our Lady of Perpetual Succour
Every Saturday, we celebrate with great devotion, the Novena to Our Lady of Perpetual Succour, our Mother after the second Mass at 7.00 am. Manjummelites really experience the care and protection of The Mother of God in their daily life. Hence the Novena to Our Lady draws many to Her Presence.
Extra Liturgical Ceremonies
First Friday of the month
On First Fridays of the month, the mass at 7.00 am is substituted by the Holy Eucharist at 5.30 pm. It is followed by a Holy Hour of adoration and the consecration the families of the parish to the Most Sacred Heart of Jesus.
Second Saturday of the month
On Second Saturdays, the Holy Eucharist is as on first Friday at 5.30 pm in honour of Servant of God Fr. Zacharias and Venerable Fr. Aurelian. The Church of Kerala is greatly indebted to the dedicated missionaries of the Carmelite Order for the excellent formation they had imparted to the clergy of Kerala for over three centuries. It is a matter of great joy and honour to have the mortal remains of these saintly priests, Fr. Aurelian OCD and Fr. Zacharias OCD in our Church. And on the above mentioned days adoration to the Bl. Sacrament is conducted in devotion to these Servants of God. Very many letters of Thanksgiving are received for the favours received through these saintly Carmelites
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