THUKKULURU

Patron : Infant Jesus
Parish Priest : Rev. Fr. Anthony Therukunnel

Address : Parish Priest, Tukkuluru
C/o JBL Home for the Aged
Tukkuluru (P.O), NUZVID
Krishna Dt. – 521 201

Telephone No : 08656 – 23 21 71

Institutions :
J.B.L. Bhavan- DSS-Dina Sevana Saba
JBL Home for the aged- DSS

Established:

Catholics : 1629
Chapels : 7
Catechists : 6
Substations : 05

History :
Thukkuluru was bifurcated from Nuziveedu Town parish and was erected a new parish on 21st May, 2006. The parish church is a gift from Mr & Mrs Andrea and Dianora from Milan for the people of Thukkuluru. The Church was inaugurated and blessed by Most Rev. Mallavarapu Prakash on 30th December, 2008 and dedicated to Infant Jesus. A new presbetery was also constructed and inuagurated on 6th February, 2007. The Congreggation of Dina Sevana Sabha opened its first house in Vijayawada Diocese on 29th June 1996 at Chillakallu serving the Home for the Aged. The same home was shifted to Thukkuluru on 7th April, 1999. Fr. John Leoncini PIME constructed the present building and named it “John Battista Leoncini Home for the Aged” in memory of his late father.

Substations: 05
Thukuluru old, Dwaragunta, Gollapally, Kothapally, Mirjapuram.

Statistics as per 2011