KORUKOLLU

Patron : St. Ignatius of Loyola
Parish Priest : Rev. Fr. Anand Babu Boddu
Address : Parish Priest
Catholic Church
KORUKOLLU
Krishna Dt. – 521 343

Telephone No : 0867 – 28 65 34

Institutions :
➢ St. Ann’s Convent Good Samaritan Hospital
➢ Loyola parish orphanage

Catholics : 2200
Chapels : 14
Catechists : 13
Substations : 16
Parish Schools : 02
Teachers : 02

History :
Korukollu was bifurcated from Bantumillil and Kalidindi parishes and was canonically erected 1979. Fr. Mathew Magilate who pioneered the setting up of this parish was appointed the first parish priest. He first built the presbytery and later with the help of his friends from Holland set up the good samaritan Hospital in 1980. He began the parish church which was completed by Fr. Gorantla Johannes in 1984. He began the parish church which was completed by Fr. Gorantla Johannes in 1984. The parish celebrated its silver jubilee on 7th May, 2006.

Substations: 16
Korukollu Old (1937), Korukollu New (1982), Alluru (1952), Avakuru (1933), Bomminampadu New (1935), Bomnampadu Old (1934), Chaitanyapuram (1989), Chigurukota (1952), Janakigudem (1935), Kocherla (1934), Koragantipalem, Mulakalapalli (1933), Prodduvaka (1935), Tamarakollu (1937), Vemavarappadu (1934), Narasannapalem (1999), Vishwanadhapalem (2002).

Former Parish priests:
Fr. Mangilate Mathew M. (Jun 1987 – May 1982)
Fr. Gorantla Johnnes (May 1982- Sep 1985)
Fr. Mallavalli Balaswamy (Sep 1985- Jun 1990)
Fr. Eleti William Jaya Raju (May 1994- Jul 1997)
Fr. Golla Vijay Kumar (Jul 1997 – May 2004)
Fr. G. Melchior Raju (May 2004 – May 2007)
Fr. K. Kiran Kumar (May 2007 – May 2008)
Fr. B. Anand Babu (May 2008 –