Thomas Cardinal Collins, the Archbishop of Toronto established St. Mary’s Knanaya Catholic Mission under the Archdiocese of Toronto and appointed Rev. Fr. George Parayil CFIC as its first chaplain on April 3, 2014 . During that time, Bishop Mar Jacob Angadiath was the Apostolic Vicar of Canada.
Before the establishment of the Knanaya Catholic Mission in Toronto and appointment of Fr. George Parayil as the chaplain, Fr. Mathew Meledath was leading a koodarayogam in Toronto for the Knanaya Catholics there.
His Holiness Pope Francis established the Apostolic Exarchate for the Syro-Malabar faithful in Canada on August 06, 2015. Very Reverend Jose Kalluvelil was appointed as the first Apostolic Exarch. The inauguration of the Exarchate and the Episcopal Ordination of Very Rev. Jose Kalluvelil took place on September 19, 2015. Bishop Jose Kalluvelil relieved Fr. George Parayil from his office as chaplain of St. Mary’s Knanaya Catholic Mission of Toronto on July 2016 and appointed Rev. Fr. Pathrose Champakkara as the chaplain of this mission from July 1, 2016.