Parish Name:

Bl. Mother Theresa church
Meenampatti North, Sivakasi – East, Virudhunagar Dt – 626 189.
04562 – 278249
A Brief history:

On 5th September 2005, Most Rev. Peter Fernando, the present Archbishop of Madurai, bifurcating a portion of area from Sivakasi parish, erected this parish of Meenampatti. Meenampatty is three km. away from Sivakasi Bus stand in the Sattur main Road. It consists of Paraipatty, 1 km from Main Church in the west; 2 km away from Perapatty in the east. The total population of the area is 1500 families among which the Catholic population is 250. They are daily coolies, working at fire-office, printing press and match box factories. The present parochial church was constructed in 2009. Vettilai Oorani is the only substation which is 10 km away from the parish church. It has 15 Catholic families.


Succession of parish priests:

Rev. Fr. Xavier – 2005-2010
Rev. Fr. Arul Rayan – 2010


Substations with chapels:


Participatory structures / associations in the parish:

Parish council and 10 Anbiyams

Associations :

Legion of Mary, Vincent De Paul, Mother Theresa Social Service,
Mother Theresa Narpani mandram, Kanmani pookal, Little way
Association, Youth movement.

Religious in the Parish:


Secular Institute:



Institutions under the Parish Priest:

R.C. Primary School, Mernampatty,
R.C. Primary School, Vettilai Orani.

Institutions under the Religious:


Kurusadis & grottos in the Parish:


Name, profession and telephone number of important and influential Catholics in the parish: