Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Ramapuram, Kanyakumari

Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church, Ramapuram, Kanyakumari
Our Lady of Mount Carmel Church is located at Ramapuram Village in Kanyakumari District of Tamilnadu. The Church is nearly 150 years old. Almost all the residents of this village are from same community, Nanjil Nattu Vellala Pillai. Though they all were orthodox high caste Hindus, families of Ramapuram were converted to Roman Catholic some 150 years ago. People still follow the culture and traditions of their Hindu counterparts.




Every year the village celebrate the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel. The Church celebrated its 125th year of existence in July 2017. The Church is located at 12 Kms from Nagercoil, 7 Kms from Suchindrum, 20 Kms from Kanyakumari and 82 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram. Nearest Railway Station is located at Nagercoil and Nearest Airport is located at Thiruvananthapuram.

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