Parish Vicar Fr Varghese Vavolil

  • Welcome to St Thomas,the apostle Syromalabar Parish Brisbane South, Australia.The Syro-Malabar Catholic Church is a Major Archiepiscopal Church in full communion with the Apostolic See of Rome.The Church is headed by the Cardinal Mar George Alencherry (ആലഞ്ചേരി മാർ ഗീവർഗീസ്). On 23 December 2013 Holy Father Francis established The Syro-Malabar Eparchy of St Thomas the Apostle, Melbourne for Australia, the second Eparchy outside the territory after Chicago, USA. Pope Francis appointed Bishop Bosco Puthur, then Curia Bishop of Major Archiepiscopal Curia, Kerala, as the first Bishop/Eparch of the new Eparchy. Bishop Bosco Puthur was installed on 25 March, 2014 in Melbourne.