St Jude Shrine is a highly revered shrine located near Pala
in Kottayam District
. This church contains the relics of St Jude, which is believed to have been brought from Rome.
There are several institutions, including a hospital, functioning under the St Jude Shrine. The feast of St Jude is celebrated every year from October 19 to 28. The celebration ends with a grand feast. Various social activities are undertaken by this church.
Kottayam Railway Station
is the major railhead nearby.