St. Mary's Church Kolar

MEP fathers erected the parish in the year 1865. The MSFS came to Kolar in the year 1976 and after the South west province was formed the kolar mission is entrusted to our care for a period of 40 years. Fr. Sebastian Plackithittil was the pioneer. Fr. Thomas Cherukatt was the assistant Parish priest. Kolar mission consisted of five revenue talukas of Kolar, Chintamani, Srinivaspura, Malur and Mulbagal. There are 800 catholics in the parish.

Mission / Ministry
The regular parish activities are taken care of by a resident priest.

Other Activities
• Income from the parish is used for the development of the Kolar mission
• Support for higher education of youth
• 50 students helped through Asha sponsorship programme

New church is under construction