About Mundupalathinkal Family

Mundupalathinkal family based at Kallooppara has a rich history of around 700 years. The family traces its root to the great Kaliyankal family, one among the four Brahmin families converted to Christianity by the apostle of the east St. Thomas in AD 52. In the past 700 years the family has acquired remarkable growth beyond proportions and members of the family exists all around the globe.

Currently the family has got around 16 branches. They are

  • Mundupalathinkal
  • Cherupuzhathottathil
  • Ampattukunnel
  • Thangalathil
  • Adukolil
  • Moolamannil
  • Pallickal
  • Puliyankeezhu
  • Thekkedathu
  • Karimpil
  • Thekkeparampil
  • Pandaathil
  • Uthanathu
  • Pallickaparampil
  • Mundakamepurathu
  • Kalapurackal

The family union has been blessed and guided by people like Late. His Grace Benedict Mar Gregorious (Arch bishop of Trivandrum) to Rev Fr Ignetious OIC, Thangalathil. The family has given to the society many individuals of the highest quality. The best example being the large number of priests and sisters belonging to the family who has dedicated their life for the church and the society.

The family has also given prime importance to the well being of all its members. So a fund named "Benedict Mar Gregorios Charitable Fund" has been organized to help the needy and also to reward top academic performers belonging to the family.