Sidco Nagar

Annai Velankanni Church

7/368-F, 58th Street,
Sidco Nagar,
Chennai - 600 049.
Phone: 044 2617 5464

A Brief History
On 8th September 1985 a cross was carried in a procession from Don Bosco Church, Ayanavaram. The procession was led by Rev. Fr. M. Adaikalasamy SDB who erected the cross at Sidco Nagar. On 26th August 1987, Rev. Fr. O.K. Mathew SDB purchased a piece of land for the church. On 8th September 1999, Rev. Fr. K.V. Sebastian SDB blessed the foundation stone for the new Church. On 15th August 2001, the church of Annai Vailankanni at Sidco Nagar was constructed. It was blessed and consecrated in 2003 by Rt. Rev. Dr. Lawrence Pius Dorairaj, Auxiliary Bishop of the Archdiocese of Madras-Mylapore. The first Parish Priest was Rev. Fr. Joseph Kunjerakatt. Rev. Fr. Jerald SDB is funning a hospitall for the Leprosy patients of Balaramapuram.