St. Francis Xavier Forane Church situated at Velur is more than three hundred year old. Velur had  merited a very important position in the Archdiocese of Thrissur as well as the entire church in Kerala not only because of the historicity of the church but also thanks to the legacy and heritage of Arnose Padiri who was a multifaceted versatile genius of all times. Velur which is one of the ancient parishes of the Archdiocese of Thrissur, located 20km north of Thrissur Town, belongs to Thalappilly Thaluk of Thrissur District, is a village endowed with bewitching greenery.

MASS TIMINGS

SUNDAY06:30AM,10:00AM,04:00PM
MONDAY06:00AM, 07:00AM
TUESDAY06:00AM, 07:00AM
WEDNESDAY06:00AM, 07:00AM
THURSDAY06:00AM, 07:00AM
FRIDAY06:00AM, 07:00AM
SATURDAY06:00AM, 07:00AM

CHURCH OF ARNOS PADIRI

Velur church was founded by John Earnst Hanxelden, a German missionary priest popularly known as Arnos Padiri.

ORIGIN OF THE CHURCH
CHRISTIAN HINDU HARMONY
MURAL PAINTINGS
MEMORIAL MONUMENT