Vincentian Nivas, Kanchili
Phone : (08947) 244069
In 1988, Fr. John Pottankuzhiyil, C.M. staying in a rented house at Sompeta, started the Mission at Kanchili. The presbytery, Vincentian Nivas, was officially blessed and opened in 1992 by Most Rev. K. Mariadas, Bishop of Vishakapatnam. It was raised to the status of a Parish and Fr. John Pottankuzhiyil was appointed as the first Parish Priest. The community is affiliated to Ukkunagaram Canonical House. A hostel for the poor children was started and it was blessed in the year 2010.