St Maryís Church is located at Champakulam
in Alappuzha District
. It is one of the oldest churches in Kerala. It is believed to be one of the seven churches established by St Thomas himself. An annual feast is celebrated on the 3rd Sunday of October. The church also celebrates a feast of St Joseph on the 19th of March each year.
Alappuzha Railway Station is at a distance of 26 km from Champakulam. The nearest airport is the Cochin International Airport, 85 km from Alappuzha.