YESUPURAM

Patron : Our Lady Star of the Sea
Parish Priest : Rev. Fr. Bunga Suresh

Address : Parish Priest, Yesupuram
Edurimondi Post,
Nagayalanka Mandal
Kirshna Dt. – 521 120

Telephone number : 08671 20 12 61

Institutions:

Yesu Nilayam
R. C. M. Elementary School
St. Joseph of Cluny Dispensary

Established: (1996)

Catholics : 800
Chapels : 02
Prayer Huts : 02
Catechists : 04
Substations : 04
Parish Schools : 01
T eachers : 04

History:
Yesupuram (1973) was bifurcated from the parish of Nagayalanka and canonically erected as parish on 01 Jan, 1996 with all nine villages of the island. An island parish with unique features, it can be reached only by boat. The Cluny Sisters have been residing there since 1994. R. Chacko Thottakara was appointed as its first parish priest. The renovated parish church was blessed on 16 July, 1996 by Fr. Thanam Marreddy. A Mobile Island Dispensary in collaboration with UMMI was inaugurated on 1999 to cater to the health- needs of the island. St. Joseph’s Dispensary was constructed and blessed by Bishop Marampudi Joji on 4 Feb, 2000.

Substations: 04
Edurumondi (1979), Krishnapuram (1989), Harijanawada, Nachugunta

Former Parish Priests:
Fr. Chacko Thotakara (Jan 1996 – Sep 1996)
Fr. Gude Melchior Raju (In Charge) (Sep 1996 – Sep 1996)
Fr. Savariappan Rajappa (Aug 1999 – May 2000)
Fr. Dara Balaswamy (In Charge) (May 2000 – May 2006)
Fr. Madala Joseph (In Charge) (May 2006 – May 2007)
Fr. Duggimpudi Rakesh Reddy (May 2007 – May 2010)
Fr. Meriga Suresh (May 2010 – May 2013)
Fr. Bunga Suresh (May 2013

History is not updated
Statistics as per 2011