Book of genesis: Chapter 28 verse17 Scripture says" How awesome is this shrine. This is nothing else but an abode of God, and that is the gateway of heaven, Kottakkadavu village, which is the blessing of Kozhikode districtis scenic with ravishing sights.At the heart of the village, in 20 acres of hilly area issituated St. Paul's monastery, and Church. St. Paul's LP School, which emits the light of knowledge is also part of the premises. The monastery which is part of the Devamatha Province of Thrissur CMI Congregation, was founded in 1936by Rev.Fr.Athanasiyus Payyappally. In 1936 itself, Rev.father placed a miraculous crucifix at the church courtyard. This has been considered as one of the biggest crucifixes in Asia.

Bishops' Message

In the retreat centre by the name ‘El Ruha’ which means ‘the spirit led by the divine inspirations of the holy spirit’, various spiritual services have already been started. By the grace of Almighty God, a You tube channel has also beenlaunched, to deliver the message of gospel across to people, to get filled up with holy spirit, for spiritual and emotional healing and to accept. Jesus as the lord and the saviour.In the gospel of John, chapter 20, verse 22, lord Jesus after resurrection told his disciples….

Mar Remigiose Inchananiyil

Bishop,  Thamarassery Diocese

El Ruha Officials

Fr.Raphael Kokkadan CMI
Fr.Rijo Payyappilly CMI
Fr.Joseph Parathappilly CMI
Spiritual Animator

Albhudha Japamala

Online El-ruha Miracles
Video Testimonials

“Pray! And listen to God! You can do this alone, but find somebody to do it with you”