Velankanni Mission Church: Kadamalaikundu
Theni dt – 625 579
As parish priest of Usilampatti, Rev. Fr. N. P. Alphonse had started the pioneering mission work in Kadamalaikundu. He had constructed the presbytery in 1987. In 1989, Rev. Fr. Francis Sales SJ was appointed as the first parish priest of Kadamalaikundu. He was also Director of Varusanadu Social Service society. He constructed the Church cum community Hall in 1990. It is the mission station of the diocese.
Rev. Fr. J. Jude Vadakarai was appointed as the next parish priest in June, 1996. Fr. S. Eronimus S.J was appointed as his successor from June, 2001.
Fr. Francis Sales s.j. - 1989 – 1996
Fr. Jude Vadakarai - 1996 – 2001
Fr. Eronimus s.j. - 2001 – 2011
Fr. R. Joseph s.j. - 2011
Kadamalaikundu - 16 families
Manalathukudisai - 11 families
Varusanadu - 6 families
Koilparai - 1 family
Urakundan - 1 family
Vanathai puram - 3 families
Kandamanur – 1 family
G. usilampatty - 3 families
Since the number is small all the parish matters are discussed and
decided with all the people present after the Sunday mass.
St. Vincent de Paul Society.
a) Sisters of the Immaculate Conception: 2 members,
Ph: 04554-228366 at Varusanadu.
b) Sisters of the Presentation of Our Lady : 3 members
Ph:04554-228343 at Manalathukudisai.
Varusanadu Social service society,
a) Manalathukudisai, Ph: 04554 – 228343,
b) Varusanadu, Ph: 04554 – 228366.