Thirukalyanamatha Church at Pothakalanvilai in Thoothukudi District was proclaimed as shrine by the Message read out by Most .Rev.Dr.Yvon Ambroise on May 12, 2013 at the Mass held to mark this Occasion.
There are only 3 churches in the entire world dedicated toThirukalayana Matha. One is in France and the other two are at Pondicherry and Pothakalanvilai. This is a unique feature of Pothakalanvilai.
The Divine Mercy of Thirukalyana Matha Shrine.
The Betrothal of ThirukalyanMatha : Our beloved Thirukalyana Matha was born to the parents of swaikin and Anne in the clan of David. It was proclaimed that those who came to court Thirukalyana Matha would bring a cane in their hands. Mother Mary was supposed to marry the one whose cane would blossom into flowers.
First Saturday Thirukalyanamatha Devotion and the Related Programmes at Pothakalanvilai.
Saturdays are dedicated as Mother Mary’s days. Especially First Saturday Mass of every month is very special and in doing so prayer requests of devotees are heard by mother Mary.
Events of worth on the Timeline(Milestones) of Thiukalyana Matha shrine:
1924 - January23 - Foundation Stone laid for the present day Thirukalyana Matha Church by Most.Rev.Thibursius Roch.
Welcome to Thirukalyana Matha Church!