Fr. Louis Charuvila Pappy
Fr. Louis was born in Kerala, India in 1974. He was ordained as a priest on 30th December 1999 at St. Thomas Cathedral Bathery, Kerala, after completing his priestly training at St. Mary’s Malankara Seminary, Trivandrum, Kerala, India.
Fr Louis holds a Master’s Degree in Political Science from the University of Calicut, Kerala, a Master’s Degree in Theology from the Catholic University of Belgium and a Doctorate in Theology from the Pontifical University of St. Thomas Aquinas in Rome.
Fr. Louis served as the Parish Priest of various parishes of the Major Archdiocese of Trivandrum, Diocese of Bathery in Kerala, and the Diocese of Rockville Centre, Long Island, United States.
Prior to his new assignments in the United Kingdom, he was the Resident Professor and Finance Officer of St. Mary’s Malankara Seminary. He served as the Pastoral Co-Ordinator of Europe for the Malankara Catholic faithful residing outside India.
In addition to this, he served as the Secretary to the Bishop, Chancellor and Finance Officer of the Institutions, and Executive Director of the Diocesan Social Apostolate.
Fr. Louis is the Chaplin of the Syro –Malankara Catholic Missions of Manchester, Sheffield and Liverpool of the Malankara Catholic Church in the United Kingdom.
In September 2022, Fr Louis was appointed Parochial Administrator of St Chad’s Cheadle and St Ann’s Cheadle Hulme in the Diocese of Shrewsbury.
LAY PASTORAL MINISTER: Mrs Julie Hindmarch - telephone 0161 440 8408.
LOCAL PASTORAL AREA St Ann's is one of the three churches making up the Shrewsbury Diocese's Local Pastoral Area 19 - dedicated to St Chad, a 7th century bishop thought to have had links with this area (Cheadle = Chad Hill?) The other two parishes of the LPA are http://www.christchurchhg.co.uk/ Heald Green, and http://stchadscheadle.com/, Cheadle.
Address: St Ann’s Church, 29, Vicarage Ave, Cheadle Hulme, Cheadle, Cheshire SK8 7JW
Telephone: 0161 485 1685
St Ann’s is part of the Roman Catholic Diocese of Shrewsbury (registered charity number 234025)