A unit of Franciscan Third Order is active on Pacha chekkidikadu Parish.
Venerable Puthenparampil Thommachan had spread the message of Franciscan Third Order founded by St. Francis of Assisi in the parishes of Kerala and erected its units in the parishes. Therefore he is called Kerala Assisi. Thommachan had given importance to prayer, ‘Tapas’, meditation and catechism. All third order members of the parish strictly follow these.