Mar Thoma Shleeha Cathedral

Location

Bellwood, IL

Owner

Syro-Malabar Church

Architect

Jaeger, Nickola & Associates, Ltd.

Features

45,500 sf facility
Seating capacity of 1,165
Basement with multi-purpose room
2nd floor Offices and admin spaces

Description

Mar Thoma Shleeha Cathedral is located at 5000 St. Charles Rd. Bellwood, Illinois, housing the newly established diocese of Syro-Malabar (Indian) Catholics in the United States.  The cathedral serves as the center of activities for the 800+ families of Sryo-Malabar Catholics living in the Chicago area, and for the 100,000+ Indian Catholics following this rite in the United States and Canada.