Our Lady of Ransom Church is a Catholic church located at Kanyakumari, Tamil Nadu, India. The tomb stones unearthed at Kumari Muttom, near Kanniyakumari contain evidences to expose that Catholics were dwelling there for plenty centuries. The tomb stones dated 1496 include the edict of the local ruler granting tax exemptions to the citizens of Kumari Muttom and authorizing levy of a cess from the fishermen in Kumari Muttom.
The mixture earnings consequently generated had to be used to hold the lighting fixtures of the church burning.In 1542 whilst St. Francis Xavier got here to Cape Comerin Kanniyakumari he observed ‘Our Lady of Delights Grotto’, at Kanniyakumari. Then it have become a middle for project sports of the Jesuits from Thoothoor to Ramanathapuram. It is thought that Our Lady of Delights Grotto, in which St. Francis Xavier prayed, later became the church of Our Lady of Ransom. Our Lady of Ransom is the Patron of the congregation in Spain which redeemed the Christians from the Muslim invasion inside the year 1218. The people of Kanniyakumari mixed the call Ransom with Delight and phone their purchaser Alangara Upakara Matha.