Welcome to Cathedral

Welcome to Mar Thoma Sleeha SyroMalabar Catholic Cathedral, Bellwood, IL

Mar Thoma Sleeha Cathedral is the Diocesan Cathedral of St. Thomas Syro-Malabar Catholic Diocese of Chicago. With a vibrant community consisting of more than 1200 families, this parish was constructed in 2007, exuberates faith, enthusiasm and love. We have holy masses in English and Malayalam on Sundays with a full church. We also have Catechism, Malayalam languages classes for children on Sundays

Here are the current leaders serving the cathedral church

Vicar : Fr. Augustine Palackaparambil


  1. Antony Francis
  2. Manish Joseph
  3. Paul Pulikkan
  4. Shabu Mathew

Ministry Directors:

  1. Director of Relegious Education: Sr. Sheena Pauline CMC
  2. Director of Cultural Academy:  Beena Vallikalam
  3. Driector of School of Languages: Roy Thomas
  4. Parish Secretary: Thomas Purathur

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Vicar Fr. Augustine Palackaparambil
Asst. Vicar Fr. James Joseph SDB


George Ampalathumkal
+1 (312) 912-1762
Joseph Kanikunnel
+1 (773) 603-5660
Luke Chirayil
+1 (630) 808-2125
Paul Vadakara
+1 (708) 307-1122
Siby Parekat
+1 (847) 209-1142


5000 Saint Charles Rd, Bellwood, IL, USA, 60104

Phone: +1 (708) 544-7250
Phone: +1 (708) 544-6419
Fax :    +1 (708) 688-1040

Email: contact@smchicago.org

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