SILUVAGIRINAGAR

Patron : Holy Cross
Parish Priest : Rev. Fr. Mespam Joseph

Address : Parish Priest
Catholic Church, Siluvagirinagar
NANDIGAMA, Krishna Dt. – 521 185

Telephone No : 08678 – 27 52 74

Institutions :
Maria Nivas Convent- FMA-Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco
Santhi Nilayam-SMMP-Sisters of St. Mary Magdeline Postel
Maria Nivas E.M High School
Maria Nivas Junior College- FMA-Salesian Sisters of St. John Bosco
Maria Nivas Hostel for Girls

Established: (1985)

Catholics : 4506
Chapels : 10
Catechists : 07
Substations : 10
Parish Schools : 03
Teachers : 07

History:
Siluvagirinagar was erected into a parish in September 1985 by bifurcating the parish of Nandigama and fr. Jose Velikakam was appointed its first parish priest. Fr. Thrukunnel Anthony as parish priest resided at Nandigama itself untill the presbytery was constructed in 1989. It was blessed by his Lordship Joseph Thumma on February 4, 1986. The new parish church was completed on May 15, 1989. Shrine dedicated to the Holy Cross has come up on the hill right in front of the parish church.

Substations: 10
Damuluru (1983 )Gollamudi (1950), Jonnalagadda (1965), Kammavaripalem (1920), Konathatmakuru (1978), Kondur, Magallu (1970), Ramireddipalli (1935), Rudravaram (1952), Veldurtipedu (1975).

Former Parish priest:
Fr. Velikakam Jose (Sep 1985 – Apr 1986)
Fr. Pataram Joseph (Apr 1986 – )
Fr. Therulunnel Anthony (Apr 1986 – Apr 1998)
Fr. Kondigandla Julian MSFS (Apr 1998 – May 2000)
Fr. Velikakam Jose (Sep 1985 – Apr 1986)
Fr. Pataram Joseph (Apr 1986 – Apr 1986)
Fr. Therukunnel Anthony (Apr 1986 – Apr 1998)
Fr. Kodagandla Julian MSFS (Apr 1998 – May 2000)
Fr. Dasi Suresh (May 2000 – May 2005)
Fr. Nuthalapati Kishore (May 2005 – May 2007)
Fr. Darsi Jeeva Kumar (May 2007 – May 2008)
Fr. Polisetti Jaya Raju (May 2008 – May 2010)
Fr. Kakumanu Sebastian (May 2010 – May 2012)
Fr. Jojappa Nandipamu (May 2012 – May 2013)
Fr. Lanke Sridhar (May 2013 – May 2017)

Fr. Mespam Joseph ( May 2017 –