Trivandrum Vettucaud new church reopening date news Madre de Deus photos

Reopening and inauguration ceremony of Vettucaud new church will be held on Wednesday, 31 January 2018. For past few years all pilgrims of Vettukad church were eagerly waiting for completion of construction of new church. This new church at Vettucaud in Thiruvananthapuram is constructed with help of donations given by thousands of pilgrims.

With blessing ceremony of Vettucaud new church it will be the biggest pilgrimage in Trivandrum, Kerala. Even with the temporarily constructed church hall there were lakhs of  pilgrims coming to this church every month. Name of this church is Madre de Deus which means Mother of God. This church and statue of Christ King has always been a relief to everyone who prays to overcome their problems in life.

Beautiful white statue of Jesus Christ King in front of the Vettukad church is a big relief to thousands of people who come to pray here. Pilgrims come here and pray without any barrier of caste and thousands of Hindus, Muslims regularly visit this church at Vettucaud which shows the love for brotherhood. On 31-1-2018 at evening 4.30 pm the inauguration ceremony of new church will start. By 5.15 pm the church blessing will be done by Soosa Pakiam (Archbishop of the Latin Rite Archdiocese, Trivandrum), Cleemis Baselios  (Major Archbishop of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church).

Interior works at Vettucaud new church is very beautiful and Church Dome is based on theme of Michelangelo’s The Last Judgment painting. Dedication ceremony of Vettukad church will be attended by lakhs of pilgrims who will be rushing to this place in Trivandrum to see this new church.

Newly opening Madre de Deus Church, Vettucaud, Thiruvananthapuram will be at Wednesday, 31st January 2018 at 4.30 pm.

Padapooja is done on all Fridays at night 7.00 pm in this church.

Vettucaud church inauguration timing

  • 31-1-2018 4.30 pm – Welcome ceremony for Chief guests
  • 5.00 pm Beginning of Pradhakshinam
  • 5.15 pm Thirunaal Kodiyettu (Flag hosting), Church blessing

There will be special masses, prayers on dates February 1st, 2nd, 3rd and 4th at Vettukad church.

Live Vettukad new church inauguration (31-1-2018)

Vettucaud church started on Super blue blood moon day on 31st January 2018.

Vettucaud new church photos

Vettucaud new church 2018 photos

Vettucaud new church inauguration date, time

This is invitation letter of inauguration ceremony of new church at Vettucaud in Thiruvananthapuram.


Vettukad church interior photos

Mass timings of Vettucaud church

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday at 6.15 am, 5.30 pm
  • On all Sundays at 6 am, 8 am , 10.30 am, 5 pm
  • Friday at 6.15 am, 11 am. 5.30 pm
  • Pada Pooja on Fridays at 7 pm

Contact details of Vettucaud church

Address – Madre-de-Deus Church, Veli Sanghumugham Road, Vettukadu, Trivandrum, Kerala. Pincode 695021

Official website is

Phone number 0471 250 0143

Name of Parish Priest of Vettucaud church is Dr Nicholas.