Gudalur
ARUL NILAYAM
Gudallur Bazaar P.O, Nilgiris, Tamil Nadu-643 212
Ph: 04262- 261231,264162
Estd. 1965

Gudalur Arul Nilayam

Due to a shortage of priests, the Bishop of Ooty diocese requested the services of a few priests from the province in 1964.Fr. Job Myladiyil, who was sent there, was entrusted with the pastoral care of Gudalur area in Nilgiris District. Hundreds of Malayalee families had settled in this area.In 1965, Fr. Job purchased 36 acres of land, very close to Gudalur Bazar for starting an ashram.The ashram later donated five acres of land on the roadside to the MSMI sisters for running a hospital. On 2nd April 2007, construction of the present ashram building was started by Fr. Paul Chakkanikunnel and was completed by Fr. Joseph Mattam. It was blessed by Fr. FrancisThonippara, the then provincial in March 2008.

Apostolates

Sacred Heart Parish, Ph: 04262- 261231,264162
Morning Star Higher Secondary School, Ph: 04262-261028, 263838

Inmates

Fr. Jose Thengadayil Superior, Vicar
Fr. Mathew Kalappurayil Principal. Morning Star School
Fr. John Thonippara Member
Dn. Joji Perumpallikkunnel Deacon Ministry Member

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