About us

Mahe is one of the French colony which is now a part of Pondichery U.T. Mahe is situated on Northen part of Kerala between Calciut and Kannur Districts. Mahe is enriched with its heredity and culture. St.Theresa’s church is the one of it which increases the beauty of this very small place.


St.Theresa church, Mahe is located in the northern part of Kerala near Thalassery It is on the main road of Mahe ie. in NH.17. Pilgrims can easily reach here by means of bus or by train. Nearest Railway Station is Mahe and there are frequent buses from Calicut and Kannur

Historical Background:

The church is having two major myths.
In one of the myth it’s saying that a ship carrying the idol of St.Theresa stopped in the sea while reaching near Mahe. Then the crew of the ship had a thought that St.Theresa want to be in Mahe. and they placed her in Mahe which finally became Mahe Church.

The other myth is that a fisherman got a small St.Theresa,s wooden statue from Mahe river and this finally resulted in the formation of Mahe church.

About The Building:

* An Italian priest erected the church in 1736
* In 1956 entire church was renovated..
* Major modification of the church was done in September 2010.