Our Lady of Refuge

Our Lady of Refuge


Our Lady of Refuge Church
No.302, Madha Koil Street,
Tiruvallur Dist – 602 026
Tel 044 – 27 63 09 28

Brief History:

Our Lady of Refuge Church was founded in the year 1988 and through the self-sacrifice and contribution of the people, this Church was constructed by Rev Frs M Arul Raj and E Arulappa and was blessed by the Archbishop of Madras – Mylapore, Most Rev Dr Casimir Gnanadickam SJ. This was a substation of Periyapalayam parish. Archbishop Arul Das James erected it as new parish on 12th May 2002. Rev Fr Gilbert Joe was appointed as the first Parish Priest of this parish. Kanikulam, Pennalurpettai, Kannankottai are the three substations for this parish. Uthukottai is a village in Thiruvallur District with a small Catholic population. It is 60 kms away from the city of Chennai.It lies on the border of two states, viz Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh.

Mass Timings:

Sunday Mass – Timings/Language: 8.00 am – Tamil