INFANT JESUS CATHEDRAL
The Infant Jesus Cathedral is a historic Roman Catholic Church established by Portuguese during 1614. It is situated at Tangasseri in the city of Kollam and is now the pro-cathedral of Roman Catholic Diocese of Kollam, the ancient and first catholic diocese of India. The Church remains as a memento of the Portuguese rule of old Quilon city. It has been serving as the pro-cathedral of Kollam Diocese since 1886. Mortal remains of former Bishop of Quilon, Fr. Bishop Jerome M. Fernandez, lie buried in the Infant Jesus Cathedral.
As an ancient church, the Infant Jesus Cathedral commands incredible significance and reputation. For the believers the church is not only an icon of faith but a centre of historical importance also.