It is situated at Kottar, Nagercoil in Kanyakumari region of Tamil Nadu state, India. St. Xavier Church is a Roman Catholic Latin Rite Shrine. Along these lines shielded the general population of Venad kingdom from that assault which was valued by the lord, Unni Kerala Varma, who turned out to be nearer to the minister and become a close acquaintence with him from that point on.
While Saint Xavier was doing teacher work at Kottar and its neighborhood, he turned away an intrusion of Padagas with the assistance of his cross alone. In acknowledgment of Xavier's administrations, the lord assigned him a real estate parcel to develop a Catholic church, as a signal of generosity, according to the congregation records.