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SMC News & Events

Happy Birthday to our beloved Chaplain Rev. P. Dr. Thomas Thandappilly, Vienna, 08.05.2022

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SMC Pastoral, Financial & Service Team >>

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Holy Week Schedule:

Holy Week



Palm Sunday
10th April 2022

11:30 hrs - Meidling

16:00 hrs - Saikogasse

Maundy Thursday
14th April 2022

15:00 hrs - Meidling

No service at Saikogasse

Good Friday
April 2022

09:30 hrs - Meidling

09:00 hrs - Saikogasse

Holy Saturday
16th April 2022

08:00 hrs - Meidling

08:00 hrs - Saikogasse

Easter Liturgy
April 2022

11:30 hrs - Meidling

16:00 hrs - Saikogasse

Election Results:

Total Votes Polled: 359

Valid Votes: 357

Invalid: 2

(in the order of maximum votes received)


Mullankuzhi Joshi Abraham


Alany Daisy


Maliyampurackal Jincy


Vellukunnel Roy Jacob


Ayiramala Philomina


Kanjirathumoottil Boby


SMC Pastoral Church Council



Polling Date: 20 March 2022


Polling Time:

Meidling 10:30 hrs - 11:15 hrs & 12:45 hrs - 13:45 hrs

Saikogasse 16:00 hrs-16:45 hrs & 18:15 hrs-20:00 hrs

Counting of Votes:

20 March 2022 begins at 20:30 hrs at Saikogasse

Declaration of Results:

after the completion of the counting, to be also

published in the SMC Website


All Syro Malabar members of the following categories are most welcome to cast their vote on the election polling day 20th March 2022.


  • previously registered in Indian Catholic community (ICC)

  • previously registered in Malayalee Catholic Community (MCC)

  • presently registered in Syro Malabar Communinty (SMC)

  • registered by voters list registration


Vote for maximum 6 candidates.  It can be less than 6, but not more than 6.  Otherwise the ballot will be invalid.


The funeral ceremony of Mr. Jim George Kuzhiyil (Mar Ivanios Syro Malankara Catholic Church) who died in Vienna on 23.02.2022 will take place on

Tuesday 1st March 2022 at 09:30 AM at Friedhof Deuscth Wagram (Friedhofstraße 14, 2232 Deutsch Wagram)


Syro Malabar Community (SMC) Vienna extends our deepest condolences to Kuzhiyil family.


Jim was an integral part of our community and a parish committee member of Indian Catholic Community (2008-2011) before the installation of Syro Malabar Community in Vienna.


Birthday of our Asst. Chaplain on 23rd Feb.

On the occasion of the Birthday of our Asst. Chaplain Rev. P. Wilson Mecheril MCBS, thanksgiving masses are arranged on Sunday 27th February 2022 at both centres.


Meidling Church at 11:30 hrs. & Saikogasee Church at 17:00 hrs.


On behalf of Syro Malabar Community we extend our birthday wishes to our beloved Asst. Chaplain.


Your personal greetings can be send via email:



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Christmas Solemn Liturgy on 25th Dec.

Meidling Church at 11:30 AM

Saikogasse Church at 4:00 PM

  • Feast of Jesus' Birth followed by Solemn Mass

Feast of St. Stephen on Sunday 26th Dec.

  • Feast Holy Mass, Novena, Litany, Thiruswaroopam Vanangal at Maria Lourdes Church, Meidling on 26th Dec. at 11:30 AM

  • No Holy Mass at Saikogasse Church on 26th Dec.


Funeral on Tuesday 21st Dec. at Friedhof Meidling

The funeral ceremony for Mrs. Lissy Davis Attupuram who died in Vienna last Friday will take place in the morning of Tuesday 21st Dec. 2021 at Friedhof Meidling.


According to family sources, due to the current circumstances and Covid-19 protocols it is advised to reduce the number of participants at the funeral service, hence, it is restricted to the family circle and invitees.


Friends and well-wishers are invited to attend the holy mass and opice for the departed soul on Tuesday, 21.12.2021 at 19:15 hrs. Holy mass will take place at Pfarre Maria Lourdes, 1120 Vienna



Mrs Lissy Davis Attupuram passed away today afternoon at 2:30 PM

Mrs. Lissy Davis Attupuram, wife of Late Mr. Davis Attupuram died today (10.12.2021) afternoon, 2:30 PM (CET) at Klinik Ottakring in Vienna. She was 69, left behind her daughters Daly Davis, Simmy Chirayath, Smitha Palamattathil and Hima Thomaskutty.  She died due to complications following a heart attack.  Funeral details to be informed later.

  • Let us pray for the departed soul and convey our heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family


Nomination Paper, Voters list registration form, Postal vote application are available for the SMC Pastor Council Election 2022.  Kindly submit before the deadlines.

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Holy Masses will be continued at Meidling and Saikogasse churches with the following regulations during the 4th lockdown period (22.11.2021 - 12.12.2021).

  • FFP2 Mask required

  • For liturgical services the obligation to provide 3G proof remains

  • 2 meter minimum distance applies to everyone who does not live in the same household

  • Choral singing will be suspended

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Pastroal Circular regarding the renovated Syro Malabar Qurbana w.e.f 28.11.2021 from Bishop Mar Stephen Chirappanath, Apostolic Visitator for Syro Malabar faithful in Europe >>



SMC Pastoral Council Election 2022

SMC pastoral Council Election will take place on 20th March 2022. The detailed time schedule and Election notification (German version) are available here.

  Time Schedule>>  |  Election Notification >>


The Election will be conducted by the newly constituted Election Commission, which includes the following members:


1). Rev. P. Dr. Thomas Thandappilly (SMC Chaplain)

2). Mr. Steephen Chevookaran (President of EC)

3). Mr. Fijo Kuruthukulangara

4). Ms. Greshma Pallikunnel

5). Mr. Poulose Vetticka

6). Mr. Sebastian Thevalakara



Solemn Rosary Week from 25th till 30th Oct. 2021

Solemn Rosary and Holy Mass with Adoration from 25th October till 30th October 2021 at 19.15 hrs in the Pfarre Maria Lourdes.


Special Intentions:

  • On 25th Monday Thanksgiving Mass and Rosary for the late Cardinal Antony Padiyara, the First Metropolitan Archbishop of the Syro Malabar Church on the occasion of his Centenary in 2020.

  • On 26th Tuesday Thanksgiving Mass and Rosary for Cardinal George Alencherry, the present Metropolitan Head of the Syro Malabar Church on the occasion of his Silver Jubilee of Episcopal Ordination.

  • On 27th Wednesday Thanksgiving Mass and Rosary for Cardinal Christoph Schönborn, the Ordinary of the Syro Malabar Church in Austria on the occasion of his 50 years of Priestly Ordination, 30 years of Episcopal Ordination and 25 years of being the Ordinary of the Archdiocese of Vienna and Cardinal.


Kairali Nikethan School begins on 18th Sept. for the new academic year 2021-2022

Kairali Nikethan school will start on 18th September. Classes meet every Saturday from 14.00 hrs to 17.00 hrs at Ebendorferstrasse 8, 1010 Vienna.


The last day of registration for this school year is 25th September. The courses offered will be Malayalam, Malayalam Conversation, Chess Course, Classical and Modern Dance. The registration forms will be distributed in school and also available on SMC website.


Please note that the same COVID-19 rules must be followed in Kairali Nikethan School as in Austrian schools.  For more information please contact Mr. Ebby Kurian (mob. 0660 520 41 81,ebbykurian@gmx.at).

  Registration Form >>




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Congratulations to our 12 youth candidates who received the Sacrament of Confirmation on 3rd July

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Catechism Certificate Distribution 12th Class, Vienna 03.07.2021

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Syro Malabar Community (SMC) celebrated the feast of Saints on 20th June 2021.

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New guidelines from Austrian Bishop Conference w.e.f 01.07.2021 >>

Congratulations to our 11 communion candidates who received Jesus for the first time in the most Holy Eucharist

1. Emmanuel Parukuzhiyl 2. Christofer Kolanganny 3. Hannah Kachappilly 4. Chris Kachappilly 5. Marissa Kadavil 6. Bertinaros Maliakkal 7. Nitha George 8. Vivek John 9. Maria Pathippillil 10.Samuel Maliyampurackal 11. Johnlin Ukken

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MCC releases Parish Bulletin on the last Sunday of every month

The first bulletin was released yesterday (28.05.2006) providing informations about ICC programmes and events for the month of June.  Apart from our website we take effort to reach each and every member of our community to get informed our programmes and activites.
  bulletin (pdf) >>


Happy Easter




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SMC Special Bulletin

A historical perspective


Syro Malabar Community Vienna offers Marriage Preparation Course for three days in the last weeks of February and November every year. Besides, this Course can be done also in July and August on personal request of at least two candidates who live outside Austria. That must be arranged personally with the Chaplain of the Indian Catholic Community, P. Dr. Thomas Thandappilly CST, Tel. Nr. 0043 1 817 42 06 or Mobile 0043 6991 19 66 771. The course is approved by the Syro Malabar Church and thereby acceptable for Catholic Sacramental Marriages in other Rites. Course Fee is Euro 50,- Accommodation must be arranged personally with any trustworthy Malayalee Catholic Family in Vienna or in Hotels.

Hearty Welcome

SMC Chaplain Vienna


Syro Malabar German Mass in 2021





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On the occasion of the Prayer Year, all Registered Families of the ICC are welcome to arrange a Priestly Prayer of Blessing of their homes.

Those who wish to do so, may kindly contact the ICC Chaplain, who will be available from Monday to Friday, between 9 AM and 6 PM. Contact Number: 01 817 42 06. Or Mobile 06991 19 66 771




Sunday 20th June 2021


Sunday 12th December 2021



Our daily Holy Masses especially Saturday Masses except Sundays are offered for special (private) intentions / requiem services.


Check the availability of your desired dates for advance booking


Family registrations will be accepted without time limit for those who haven't registered with ICC before 31st. Jan. 2006.  Kindly note, members who need any ecclesial document from our Parish must be registered minimum 30 days prior to the time of applying.  This is strictly applicable to each and every members of our Parish and no exceptions are allowed.

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Interested children between the age group of 9 and 14 may join for the altar service.  The parents are requested to enter the children's name in the list which will be given in the beginning of the year.



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