Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus, Mela Ilandaikulam, Thirunelveli
Church of the Sacred Heart of Jesus is located at Mela Ilandaikulam Village near Sankarankoil in Thirunelveli District of Tamilnadu. It is also called as St. Annai Velankanni Matha Church. This Church is part of the Roman Catholic Church. They hold annual festivals in the second week of May, and also the Thiru Iruthaya Andavar festival, which starts on May 20, and which lasts for three days.
Mela Ilandaikulam is located at about 35 Kms from Sankarankovil, 40 Kms from Kovilpatti, 41 Kms from Thirunelveli, 88 Kms from Thoothukudi, 140 Kms from Madurai and 193 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram. Nearest Railway Station is located at Sankarankoil. Nearest Airport is located at Madurai, Thoothukudi and Thiruvananthapuram.