St. Jude Malankara Mission



About Us

On February 16, 2014, His Excellency the Most Rev. Thomas Mar Eusebius inaugurated the new Syro-Malankara Catholic Mission in San Jose, California. The function was held at the Knanaya Catholic church in San Jose. At 9.30 am. His Excellency was given a liturgical reception at the entrance of the church. Then His Excellency celebrated the Holy Eucharist with our Faithful in the San Francisco Bay area, after which the mission was officially inaugurated and the website of the mission was launched. Rev. Fr. Kuriakose Mambrakkatt, the priest in charge of our community in Los Angeles concelebrated the Holy Mass. The patron of the mission is St.Jude. After the services in the church, everybody gathered at the house of Mr. Moni Mathew where they participated in an agape and had a sharing session with His Excellency. Appointed Rev. Fr. Kuriakose Mambrakatt to be in charge of this mission.

On June 20th, 2015 during the celebration of the Holy Mass, held at the Holy Spirit Church, His Excellency the Most Rev. Dr. Thomas Mar Eusebius entrusted the pastoral care of this mission to Rev. Biju Varughese Edailakkattu. His Exellency thanked Rev. Kuriakose for the pioneering and painstaking leadership he gave to this mission. So also His Excellency extended cordial welcome to Rev. Biju Varghese. Rev. Biju hails from the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum. The past three years he has been doing a licentiate course in Theology at the Sacred Heart Seminary, Detroit.