Watch and pray so that you will not fall into temptation. The spirit is willing,
but the body is weak.
St: George Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church
Kadamattam St.George Jacobite Syrian Orthodox Church is one of the famous churches
in India under the Holly See of Antioch and the East. The church is established
by Mor Abo ,A Persian priest with the help of “Aikunnathu Karthakkanmar” in AD 865
(Year 40 of MalayalamEra) It is believed that Mor Abo stayed in a hut with a poor
widow and her only son named Paulose in AD 865.
Paulose helped Mor Abo for several years and later ordained as a priest .Later he
is known as Kadamattathu Kathanar
The church is renovated four times during this period. The Church which has a membership
of 1300 families is under Kandanadu diocese of Malankara Syrian Church. It is governed
and spiritual matters are guided by the Metropolitan of Kandandu Diocese who
owes allegiance to Apostolic See Antioch through the Catholicose of Malankara under
the Patriarcha of Antioch and all theEast. Five chappels in Avunda, Noonootty,Valakom,Kunnathukadu,Cheriya
oorayam and various Kurusupallies on other areas have been established under this