2018 Holy Week Schedule

Here is the Holy Week Schedule for 2018:

March 23, 2018 - 40th Day of Lent (Friday)
Holy Qurbono at 6:30 PM

March 24, 2018 - Lenten Retreat
Holy Qurbono at 10:00 AM followed by Retreat until 5:00 PM followed by Agape

March 25, 2018 - Palm Sunday (Annunciation to the Mother of God)
Service begins at 10 AM followed by Agape

March 25th - March 28th, 2018 - Evening Prayer
Evening Prayer at 6:30PM (from Sunday through Wednesday)

2017 Parish Feast (Thirunnal) of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Ettu Nombu (Eight Day Fast)

Parish Feast (Thirunnal) of the Nativity of the Blessed Virgin Mary and Ettu Nombu (Eight Day Fast)

St. Mary's Malankara Catholic Church - 1208 Ashland Avenue, Evanston IL 60202

Sunday August 27th to Sunday September 10th, 2017

Let us commemorate the life of our Mother, the ever Blessed Virgin Mary, and invoke her intercession to her Son, our Lord, Jesus Christ.

Schedule of Programs:

August 27, 2017 (Sunday) - 10:30 AM
Morning Prayer
Holy Qurbono
First Communion
Thirunnal Flag Hoisting

Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius Pastoral Visit (October 14th weekend)

His Excellency Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius made his pastoral visit on the weekend of Friday, October 14, 2016. On Friday, his Excellency met with the MCYM at 6:30 pm at the Jesus Youth residence. On Saturday the 15th, a family prayer meeting was held at the residence of Mr. Pramod Zacharias and family; it was led by Bishop Mar Eusebius. On Sunday, all the church members gathered at the front doors of the church and Mar Eusebius gave a liturgical reception. Morning prayer was next followed by the Holy Qurbono at 11 am.


A Syriac Lesson from Rev. Dr. Jacob Thekkeparambil

On Sunday, July 7th, 2015, Rev. Dr. Jacob Thekkeparambil led a Syriac Study, the second of its type, with the MCYM members at the Jesus Youth house in Roselle, IL. After evening prayers, dinner, and an initial immersion into the area of Syriac Studies, students learned to write the letters of the Syriac alphabet. We especially thank Fr. Jacob who passionately teaches us about our rich heritage and faith tradition.

4th Annual Chicago Malankara Madness Tournament

On June 27th 2015, the Chicago Malankara Catholic Church conducted their fourth basketball tournament. This is a tournament that involves sportsmanship from the multiple Malayalee churches in Chicago. Along with the tournament, our MCYM members incorporated a bake sale to raise funds for the charity Sneha Veedu. The bake sale ranged from home-baked brownies, cookies, cupcakes, granola bars, puppy chow, fruits, and energy drinks.