RAMANAKKAPETA

Patron : St. Thomas the Apostle
Parish Priest : Rev. Fr. Simon Vadakoot, OMI
Address : Parish Priest
Catholic Church
Ramanakkapeta
Krishna Dt. – 521 213

Telephone No : 08656 – 22 52 47

Institutions
➢ St. Joseph’s Bhavan- (Congregation of the Holy Family of Bordeaux HFB)

Catholics : 6347
Chapels : 19
Catechists : 14
Substations : 17
Parish Schools : 03
Teachers : 07

History:
Ramanakkapeta (1950) was bifurcated from Nuzivid and was erected as a parish on 22 october, 1973. Previously it was an out-station of Chintalapudi and this area was evangelised in 1950s. Fr. Jacob Varicat built the presbytery. Fr. Mannala Zacharias built the Parish Church in 1977.

Substations: 17
Akkireddigudem Old (1959), Akkireddigudem New, Chekkapalli (1947), Digavalli East (1976), Digavalli West (1968), Erravarigudem (1953), Gudipadu (1947), Kothagudem (1954), Lopudi (1959), Marlapadu Old (1945), Marlapadu New, Nehrunagar (1974), Somavaram ( 1957), Sanjeevi Nagar, Surepalli (1970), , Surepalli Centre, Valasapalli (1970).

Former Parish priests:
Fr. Varicat Jacob (Oct 1973 – Apr 1975)
Fr. Mannala Zachrias (Apr 1975 – Feb 1980)
Fr thoppil Mathew (Feb 1980 – Mar 1981)
Fr. Plathottam Jose (Mar 1981 – Dec 1986)
Fr. Thelagathoti Paul (Dec 1986 – Feb 1987)
Fr. Qunitaba Orlando PIME (Nov 1987 – May 1993)
Fr. Simeon Sebastian OMI (May 1993 – Sep 1996)
Fr. Mariani Arogyam Pathinathan OMI (Sep 1996 – Apr 1998)
Fr. Paniadimai Pragasam OMI (Apr 1998 – Dec 1999)
Fr. Cyril Joseph OMI (Jan 2000 – July 2001)
Fr. Fr. Bosco OMI (July 2001 – July 2005)
Fr. Francis Nallappan OMI (July 2005 – June 2007)
Fr. Simon OMI (June 2007 –