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St. Joseph's Parish Shrine, Pavaratty.

When talk about Pavaratty, it will always highlight to the St. Joseph's Parish Shrine, Pavaratty. People from all walks of life, different castes and creed, Throng to the shrine, seeking blessing of St.Joseph of Pavaratty. St.Joseph pours blessings to childless, sick and poor and through his protective mantle. The magnificent and miraculous Status of St.Joseph has installed at the top of the Main altar of the church.

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About Village

Pavaratty is a Village in Chavakkad Taluk in Thrissur District of Kerala State, India. It is a part of Mullassery block . It is located 20 KM towards west from District head quarters Thrissur.The area of Pavartty village is 385 hectares 58 ares 98 sqm In old days there were many looms in and around this area the weavers of this locality used to run the shuttle twice (Paav) twisting the time of thread – "Paav" – put twice (iratty).from this paviratty came to Pavaratty, some people use Paav- rotty this became Pavaratty Anyhow this locality had a significant role in various fields.


The Pavaratty village has population of 12,299 of which 5,570 are males while 6,729 are females as per report released by Census India 2011 Population of Children with age of 0-6 is 1383 which is 11.24 % of total population of Pavaratty. , Female Sex Ratio is of 1208 against state average of 1084. Moreover Child Sex Ratio in Pavaratty is around 959 compared to Kerala state average of 964. Literacy rate of Pavaratty city is 96.15 % higher than state average of 94.00 %. In Pavaratty, Male literacy is around 97.70 % while female literacy rate is 94.91 %. Pavaratty village has total administration over 2,784 houses to which it supplies basic amenities like water and sewerage. It is also authorize to build roads within Census Town limits and impose taxes on properties coming under its jurisdiction.


Boundary of Pavaratty village consists of north Thaikkad village East side Elavally village and south Venmenadu village and west side Venmenad Kayal and Orumanayur village. 12% of Area is covered by Venmenad Kayal.


St.Thomas monastry established first high school in 1905 followed by establishment of Sanskrit institution 1911 by P T Kuriyakkose master.As a part of educating females Christ King convent school was established. All these played an important role in moulding a literate and socially aware community in and around Pavaratty. Chanthrothil Nercha of 650 years old Venmenad Juma Masjid is very famous. The workers of Pavaratty are very much skilled in marble - finish work. Earlier there was water way from Kochi to Venmenad increasing business.


12% of Area is covered by Venmenad Kayal.Major ecological attractions include mangrove forests.


St.Joseph Parish shrine is one of the famous church in Kerala, church feast is usually celebrated on third sunday after Easter which is very popular for fireworks, light decoration and prasad ootu.Nowadays kayal tourism is popular here.