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Kainakari Chavara Bhavan

Chavara Bhavan is situated at Kainakari village, about 6 km from Alappuzha. Kainakari is the birth place of the blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara, who was a Carmelite religious priest. There is an ancient chapel here dedicated to the saint, built on the site of his birth enclosing his ancestral home. It is a place of worship where thousands of devotees gather for prayer and is believed to receive numerous favours. Mass and the Novena Prayer are held here regularly. There are facilities for meditation (bhajana) at the chapel. Special prayers are held on the First Saturday of every month. Chavara Bhavan adjacent to the chapel accommodates the priests. The birth Anniversary of the saint is celebrated every year on the Second Saturday and Sunday of February. The saint passed away on January 9th and he was buried at Mannanam in Kottayam. There is a shrine in Mannanam also dedicated to him. 

Mass and Novena Timings
Mass : Every day at 7am and 4.30 pm
Holy Mass and Novena. : Every Saturday at 4.30 PM 
Contact Address :
Kainakari Chavara Bhavan
Kuttamangalam P.O, Kainakari North
Alappuzha 688 501, Kerala
Phone : 0477- 2724293, Chapel : 0477- 2724240

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