The small town has its own unique scenic beauty with back-waters and Arabian Sea. It had inland water ways and rivers connecting main trade centers of Kerala which became an ancient market place. The enchanting rivers criss-crossing canals and gurgling streams made this fertile land rich with the cultivation of coconut, arecanut, tapioca, banana, rice, ginger, pepper and vegetables.
Fr. Joseph Vithayathil was a Diocesan Priest, Spiritual director of Bl. Mariam Thresia and the co-founder of the Congregation of Holy Family (CHF). His deep faith, trust in God, integrity and honesty made him a holy priest. His wisdom, Spiritual vision and prudence enabled him to discern the working of the Holy Spirit in the life of Bl. Mariam Thresia. His Pastoral commitment and zeal for Christianization of families made him a father (Pithavu) to all with out caste and creed.
Kuzhikkattussery Pilgrim Centre, Mala is one of the popular tourists and pilgrim centres among Roman Catholics where the two tombs have been placed in the Holy Family Convent Church. It has only about 6 km away from Mala town. Blessed Mariam Thresia who died on 8 June, 1926, and Fr Vithayathil, who was the spiritual guide of blessed Mariam Thresia died in 1964.
Karuna Bhavan, Mala, Home for the Aged and Infirm, Sisters of the Destitute, Mala, Thrissur. Sisters of the Destitute is anchored on the compassionate of love of Jesus Christ, the Son of God who, though rich, became a poor Destitute in order to share the salvific love of the Heavenly Father with the destitute and the marginalized.
Saraswathy Vidyalayam, Poopathy, a CBSE English Medium school started functioning in 2000 aiming co-educational curriculum to all sectors of society. Being a member of Bharatheeya Vidyanikethan, Saraswathy Vidyalayam, Poopathy meets all expectation as s model school that accepts all sectors of the society. It conducts classes for LKG to Senior Secondary level. Saraswathy Vidyalayam upholds Indian Philosophy, tradition and heritage in all its activities.
Mala St. Stanislaus Forane Church reputed to be the only one after Stanislaus Cosco in the whole of India was built in 1840. Excellence in architectural grandeur is its prime attraction. Mala St. Stanislaus Forane Church is also known for the peace and solace that believers attain.
Mala is the name of a small town in Thrissur district of Kerala, South India. Mala, often known as Mala Thrissur is a developing area, at the southern part of the district. It is also known as Mala Trichur or Thrissur Mala or Trichur Mala. Mala is located about 40kms towards the north from Kochi and 14kms from Chalakudy, Kodungallur and Irinjalakuda. The name "Mala" is considered to be originated from the Hebrew word "Mal-Aha" which means "Center of Refugee".
Carmel College Mala (Woman's College Mala), a first grade college for women under Calicut University stands nestled in an idyllic locale - walkable distance to Mala town - established in 1981 by CMC (Congregation of the Mother of Carmel) Sisters with innumerable support of well wishers. The serene atmosphere makes Mala Carmel College an ideal place for the pursuit of knowledge. Here one is constantly conscious of the Divine presence, and this perfect blend between the spiritual and the intellectual, helps in the integrated development of the student.
Thomson Medical Centre Mala Thrissur, one of the popular medical institution situated in the heart of Mala town, strive to create a healthy and delighted generation to the community. It was started on 28th February, 2000 as a Polyclinic in a small premise opposite to Mala Police Station aimed to cater services for middle class and below. Currently Thomson Medical Centre is a well known healthcare centre facilitate all the major medical facilities.
Address: St. Joseph's Home For The Aged, Puliyilakunnu, Ashtamichira PO, Mala Thrissur, Kerala, India, Pincode-680731