Habel of Kaipetta
1816 – 1899
Who was Habel of Kaipetta?
Habel was born in Kaipatta Village, near Tiruvalla. Following Baptism, he learned theology from Europeans and traveled far and wide establishing congregations and churches and spreading the Gospel of Christ to thousands of people who took Baptisms and joined the Church. People revered him as a Saint.
Habel died at the age of 84 on August 18, 1899. Bishop Edward Noel Hodges attended his funeral. On September 6, 2003, Archbishop Stephen Vattappara of the Anglican Church of India declared him as a Saint. A church in the Village of Kaipatta is named after him.
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- May 5, 1816
- Also known as
- St. Habel of Kaipetta
- Aug 18, 1899
on July 23, 2013
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