Thursday, April 29, 2010

The Seventh Church build by St.Thomas at Travancore in Kanyakumari Dist

Saint Thomas Christians believe that Thomas the Apostle arrived in Kerala around AD 52. He landed at Muziris (now known as Pattanam, near Cochin on the Malabar Coast). The Jews and a few of the Wise Men, who had been to Bethlehem to worship Jesus listened to his preaching and became followers of Jesus of Nazareth. It is believed that he build 7 churches in kerela and travancore in Kanyakumari District.The said Seventh Church is build by him is now on Travancore.After that St. Thomas proceeded to the East coast of India and died a martyrs’ death at a place called Mylapore in Tamil Nadu.

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