Chalakudy is one of those areas in Kerala with high concentration of the Christian population majority being Syro-Malabar Catholics.
St. Mary's Forane Church, is one of the 10 Foranes or deaneries under the Diocese of Irinjalakuda.
It is one of the most popular Syro-Malabar Church near Chalakudy which every traveler should visit. It represents the Syro-Malabar Catholics culture. People visit the place often to find inner peace.