EDULAGUDEM

Patron : St. Joseph
Parish Priest : Rev. Fr. Maddala Joseph
Address : Parish Priest
Catholic Church
Edulagudem, Vattigudipadu
Krishna Dt. – 521 224

Telephone number : 08656

Catholics : 2763
Chapels : 06
Catechists : 06
Substations : 05
Parish Schools : 01
Teachers : 02

Institutions:
➢ Assisi Vachanalayam

History:
Edulagudem was a substation of Theresanagar parish which became as parish on 12th June 2010, with some substations from Theresa Nagar. Catholic Faith can be seen in this parish since 1952. Fr. Joseph Pataram played crucial role in building the faith of the people here. Assisi Sisters of Mary Immaculate started a satellite community in Eedulagudem at the request of Most Rev. Thumma Joseph and Rev. Fr. Joseph Pataram. The church was built on 08 May,1995 by Fr. Joseph Pataram and was blessed by Most. Rev Joseph Thumma. Fr. Bandanadam Francis was appointed as the first parish priest and he constructed present existing presbytery and it was blessed on 18th Oct, 2011 by Most Rev Mallavarapu Prakash.

Substations: 05
Ponasanapalli Mlp (1955) , Ponasanapalli Mdg, (1969). Vattigudipadu Mdg. (1973), Vattigudipadu Mlp. (1954). Kalaturu (1982).

Former Parish Priests:

Fr. Bandanadam Francis (      – Oct 2016)

Fr. Maddala Joseph ( Nov 2016 –