St. Mary's Cathedral
Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum
St. Mary’s Cathedral, Pattom, Trivandrum is the Cathedral of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum and is the Seat of His Eminence Moran Mor Baselios Cardinal Cleemis Catholicos. After the world renowned reunion on the 20th September, 1930, led by Mar Ivanios His Holiness Pius XI has benignly granted to keep Tirvandrum, the very Capital of the State of Kerala, as the principal See of the Hierarchy. The St. Mary’s Cathedral was constructed in Trivandrum and the foundation stone of this memorable Church was laid by Mar Ivanios in 1950. The Church was consecrated and dedicated to St. Mary the mother of God on the 22nd February, 1965 by the late Archbishop Benedict Mar Gregorios, the successor of Mar Ivanios. The edifice has hundred and Fifty feet length and 60 feet breadth built on a Canti-Liver principle, having no pillar inside. The interior is adorned with fresco paintings of immense beauty and charm designed by the celebrated French artist, Miss Mary Baranger.
Pattom P.O., Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala 695004, India, Trivandrum, India