Do not cling to events of the past or dwell on what happened long ago. : Isaiah 43 : 18

Welcome to the UAE Malankara Catholic Community

It is my pleasure to welcome you to the website for the Malankara Catholic Community, UAE. It is my conviction that God has a plan for you to become involved in the worship and ministries of the community. In prayer, worship and service, we gather in His Name, relying on His promise to be in our midst. Founded firmly in the faith and truth of the Catholic Church, we are proud of the legacy of our ancestors and are hopeful for our future.  

I encourage you to contact us if you have questions about our community. If you are a Malankarite, there is a wealth of information for you to use and to offer your many talents in service to our community. May God be with you and those you love as you live your journey of faith!


Fr. Mathew Kandathil

UAE Malankara News

MCCL Catechism Sharjah – 1st PTA meeting

February 23, 2018

As part of its continuous improvement efforts and initiatives, Sharjah MCCL Catechism held its 1st Parent Teachers meeting on 24th Feb 2018. Meeting was very fruitful and lot of innovative ideas evolved as a result.


Meeting was headed by Mr. Chacko P George – Head Master Sharjah MCCL.  Introduction of MCCL Central system, Roll-out of new exam protocol, “Meet my teacher” program, Presentation of 6 month curriculum calendar, Felicitation of Christy Mathew - 1st General secretary of MCCL UAE central committee and B.V Thomas - President of UAE Malankara Catechism teachers forum were done during the meeting


Meeting was altogether a whole new experience for the attendees and as an end note the whole body decided to meet every 6 months.

Constitution of the first UAE Central Committee for Malankara Catholic Children's League

February 22, 2018

The First   UAE Central Committee  for the Malankara Catholic Children’s League   was  constituted on 23rd Feb 2018. The Proud  historical moment was held in the presence of the Rev.Fr. Mathew Kandathil, Central Committee President  Biran Philip, Secretary Shibu Zachariah, MCCL-UAE Teachers forum President  B.V Thomas, Secretary Anaswara  Amith, Teachers Forum Representatives and MCCL Leaders from the seven units of the UAE Malankara Community.

The Meeting started with an Inaugural prayer by  Rev Fr. Mathew Kandathil, followed by a Session on Christian leadership by Zinny Shonu. Following this, Constitution of the office bearers and Vote of thanks by Renit  Koshy and conclusion with the MCCL Anthem took place.

The office Bearers  for the  first  UAE Central Committee  for Malankara Catholic Children’s League   2018

President - Tijin Abe Thomas (Dubai)

General Secretary- Christy Mathew (Sharjah)

Treasurer - Mekha Thomas (Fujairah)

Vice President (1) Kevin Mathew- (Al Ain)

Vice President (2) - Tessa Santosh (Mussafah)

Joint Secretary (1) - Amala Babu (Abudhabi)

Joint Secretary (2) - TBA-RAK

Feast of Commemoration of Thomas Mar Dioscoros, MSCC Sharjah

February 22, 2018

Sharjah Malankara Community celebrated the Feast of Commemoration of Thomas Mar Dioscoros (75th anniversary) on the 23rd February 2018 at St. Michaels Church Sharjah. Rev. Fr. Mathew Kandathil celebrated Holy Qurbono and at the end Nercha was organized for the feast. 


In 1939, Thomas Mar Dioscoros, the Metropolitan of the Knanaya Jacobite Church, reunited with the Catholic Church and lead a simple holy life in Thirumoolapuram St Mary’s Malankara Church. In 1943 he entered to eternal and was entombed at same church.

Church Commitee 2018 - 2020 - SMCC Ras Al Khaimah

February 11, 2018

The General Body Meeting and Election for the Church and Executive Committee for the term 2018 -2020 was held on 12th Feb 2018 in the presence of Rev Fr Mathew Kandathil at St. Anthony of Padua Church, Ras Al Khaimah. The Newly elected committee took the Oath of Office and took charge. 

President - Vijo Thomas

Vice President - Rajan Ashariazhikathu

Secretary - Jijo Thomas

Joint Secretary - Jancy Jacob

Treasurer - Jacob Thomas Kavil

Joint Treasurer - Raju Yohannan


February 15, 2018

MCCL Sharjah conducted a one day picnic for all MCCL students with the theme of “Unity is strength” and to promote greatness of “sharing and caring”. The day was filled with lots of fun and over 80 kids participated. It was coordinated by MCCL teachers and selected volunteers. The day started with a group prayer at Sharjah St Michael’s Church grotto and the power of prayer was evident throughout the event. Presence of our own Kandathil Achen was a great blessing for all participant.

Picnic was packed with fantabulous games, which not only made the whole team enjoy, but also explored extracurricular talent within them. Games for MCCL teachers and picnic volunteers added colors for the event. All winner and participants got encouraged with different gifts. Picnic ended with a pledge to have more event like this

MCCL Ras Al Khaimah

February 11, 2018

Official formation of Malankara Catholic Children's League (MCCL) took place in Ras Al Khaimah on Feb 12th 2018 at St. Antony of Padua Church. This historic moment took place after Holy Qurbono with the presence & blessings of Rev. Fr. Mathew Kandathil. Mathew Achen inaugrated the MCCL by lighting the lamp along with the newly elected office bearers of MCCL. The office bearers were honored with ponnada (shawls) by the RAK MCC central committee members & was indeed a blessed moment for our children & community. 


President - Angela Manoj

Vice President- Aleena Boben

Secretary - Ninan Aju

Joint secretary - Tanya Tino

Treasurer - Lena Chacko

Head Master : Mr Aju varghese

Teachers : Mr Jijo Thomas

Mr. Rinu Varghese

Mrs Jancy Jacob

Mrs Jemy Boben

Mrs Smitha Aju

Poduyogam and Election - SMCC Dubai

February 08, 2018

Poduyogam for year 2018 was held on the 2nd of Feb 2018 in the presence of Rev. Fr. Mathew Kandathil and President Cyril Babu Idicula. General Secretary Thomas Nediath read out the Annual Report for the year and Treasurer Pradeep Varkey presented the audited financial report. The general body meeting was followed by the election for the Managing Committee for the term 2018-2020. The newly elected Executive Committee members are as follows. 

President - Philip Varghese

Vice President - Regan Mathew Thomas

Secretary - Biran Philip

Joint Secretary - Libu Babu George

Treasurer - Wilson P. P.

Joint Treasurer - Jerin Eapen

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Holy Mass Timings

Abu Dhabi

St. Joseph Catholic Church

2nd Thursday - 7.30 pm

4th Friday - 10.30 am


St. Paul's Church, Musaffah

3rd Friday - 8.00pm - 9.30pm

5th Friday - 8.00pm - 9.30pm

Al Ain

St.Mary's Catholic Church

3rd Tuesday 8.00 pm

4th Saturday 8.00pm


St.Mary's Catholic Church

Every Friday - 7.30 pm

(Mini Hall)


St. Francis of Assissi Church,

Jebel Ali

Every Sunday - 8.00 pm


Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church

1st Wednesday - 7.45 pm

3rd Friday - 11.30 am

Ras Al Khaimah

St. Antony of Padua Church

2nd Monday - 8.00 pm - Jazeera

4th Thursday - 8.00 pm - Nakheel


  St. Michael's Catholic Church

1st and 4th Friday at 12.40 pm

(Church Hall)

2nd, 3rd and 5th Friday at 12 Noon (Church)

For more info on timings click here

Syro-Malankara Catechism

Abu Dhabi

St. Joseph Catholic Church

2nd Friday - 7.00 pm - 9.00 pm

Al Ain

4th Saturday - 7.00 pm - 8.00 pm



St.Mary's Catholic Church

Every Fridays of the month

from 05.30 pm to 07.00 pm


Our Lady of Perpetual Help Church

1st Wednesday - 6.30 pm to 7.30 pm

3rd Friday – 10.30 pm to 11.30 pm


St. Paul's Church

1st & 3rd Friday of the month

from 6.30 pm to 7.45 pm


Ras Al Khaimah

St. Anthony of Padua Church

Every Saturday of the month

7.30 pm to 8.30 pm



St. Michael's Church

Every Saturday of the month

from 07.00 pm to 09.00 pm

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