Here is the history of Annanagar St. Soosaiyappar Temple, which is not just a stone building, but a place of joy in the hearts of the people.
Anyone who fully trusts in the Lord without being discouraged by obstacles will not be abandoned by the Lord. The Lord will transform dangers and accidents into miracles. The role of St. Soosaiyappan of Anna Nagar is the result of the miracle of God's love.
Dense bushes, littered with rubbish 15 feet deep This area was built in 1982. Louis was defended by them. Anna Nagar Catholics, who did not even have a temple to worship the Lord, used to visit St. Anthony's Church in Avadi. Mission 1989 to remove the longevity of the sovereigns. M. Anthony Samy set up a thatched shed (16 * 10 square feet) on the same day, and the return was carried out every Wednesday evening.
In the midst of many tribulations and threats so that the sovereigns would not be disturbed, the missionary who helped to build the monastery shouldered his shoulder and extended his friendship. M. Anthony Samy They. When the temple was completed in 1991, the mission. D. Balasamy was responsible for completing the temple work and conducting the worship. Since then, people have been involved in the development of the temple.
Poovirunthavalli Kurumada Gurus were the ones who performed Tirupalli and led the spiritual life during these times. Especially the mission of the time. Lawrence Pius (now Dharmapuri Diocesan Bishop) said their service was immense. At the same time, the patriarchs of the OMI, SMI, MMI, and SSS congregations built the sovereigns spiritually.
Father K. M. Thomas took over as Avadi Partner on 25.05.2003 and attempted to set up a Stakeholder House at St. Soosaiyappar Church, Anna Nagar, which is a branch, and laid the foundation stone for the Stockholm on 21.10.2009 and the work was in progress. The financial and material assistance to set up the stock house was provided by the Annanagar Sovereigns.
Continuing mission. Now they are in charge,
Mission. Anna Nagar St. Soosaipar Church was personally elevated on 07.08.2011 by Archbishop Lawrence Pius by order of Archbishop Dr. A. M. Chinnappa, fulfilling the mission left by K. M. Thomas and the expectations of the people in attendance. The stock house was also opened on the same day.
Mission as the first partner. Paul Musariyad took charge of them and guided them on the spiritual path. Missionary as the second shareholder of the stock. D. L. John Maria Joseph took charge in 2013 and regulated the activities of the stock and guided the spirituality of the stock and led the growth of the stock.
The foundation stone for the new temple was laid on 01.05.2015 to commemorate the Feast of the Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary.
2018 Mission 2018 as the third shareholder of the stock. Y. S. Arokkiyaraj is taking the lead in their development path.