House of Kozhikode

When Bishop Maxwell Noronha of Kozhikode visited St Paul Book Centre in Kochi, he expressed to Br Basil his desire to have a similar book centre in Kozhikode. He also promised a place for a house near Marikunnu outside the city and another place for a book centre opposite Malabar Christian College. Both promises were fulfilled. Br Basil and Fr Abraham Nedumpuram went to Kozhikode and stayed in the Bishop’s House to study the situation; they concluded that the Paulines were ready to open a house and a book centre there.

On 30 September 1985 Fr Augustine Ampattukuskiyil and Br Leo Kocheelath began staying in a rented house and managing the book centre. Later, a modest house was built at Marikunnu under the supervision of Fr Thomas Muthirakalayil; it was blessed on 8 December 1988 and the community began staying there. About a year later we bought enough space in a new building belonging the diocese and shifted the book centre to the new place. 
Though this is an apostolate house, it is also used for vocation promotion and recruiting.

Location Kozhikode

Society of St Paul
Ashir Bhavan, Marikunnu P.O.
Kozhikode ? 673 012, KERALA

Phone +91-495-2730395

Agenda Paolina


* FSP: 1962 ad Adelaide (Australia).


† FSP: Sr. Elena Ramondetti (1999) - Sr. Maria da Conceição Carneiro Azevedo (2008) • PD: Sr. M. Franca Riba (2007) - Sr. M. Nivea Maestro (2012) • IGS: D. Armando Pesaresi (1985) - Mons. Achille Palmerini (2000) • ISF: Giuseppe Izzi (2006) - Luciano Andreoni (2008) - Antonietta Poddi (2010).


 22/03/2018 When one is young, the main resolution should be this, to say the least: I shall learn with commitment all that they teach me:… for the apostolate, for study, for the Sacred Liturgy (CISP, p. 792).

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