St. Joseph's Church

Dr. Radhakrishnan Salai
Vivekananda Nagar
Erukkencherry, Chennai - 600 118.
Phone: 044 2552 0552 / 2552 0920

A Brief History
The Parish of Erukkencherry was established on 24th May 1978 and entrusted to the Salesians. Sastri Nagar and Satyamurthy Nagar were its substations. Rev. Fr. Joseph Vettam SDB took charge of this Parish as its first Parish Priest. He established a number of schools both English and Tamil. After the tenure Fr. K.P. Joseph SDB, the Archdiocese took charge of this Parish.
The first Archdiocesan Priest was Fr. Vincent Chinnadurai who upgraded the schools and built a new church in honour of St. Joseph.
In the year 2003 the Parish celebrated its Silver Jubilee when the Adoration Chapel was constructed.