S– 022 CONGREGATION OF THE MOTHER OF CARMEL ( CMC)
 

The Congregation which is the first indigenous Religious Congregation of Women in Kerala was founded in 1866 at Koonammavu by the Blessed Chavara Kuriakose Elias and Fr. Leopold Boccaro, OCD.  First it was affiliated as Third Order to the Carmelites Discalced.  In 1890 it branched into two – the Latin and Syrian.  As new Vicariates and Dioceses were set up in Kerala; the Syrian Section got divided into independent units, each of which was directed and patronized by the Local Ordinary of the respective Diocese.  On November 16, 1963 all these independent diocesan units were amalgamated under one Superior General and the congregation was divided into five separate provinces.  Alwaye was chosen as the Head quarters and ;the Curia Generalize was established at Thikkattukara, Alwaye  by Prot No:504/57 issued by the Sacred Congregation for the Oriental Churches on March 2, 1967 and the Congregation was raised to Pontifical right under the title of “The Congregation of the Mother of Carmel” (CMC).  Now the Congregation is divided into sixteen Provinces, two Vice-Provinces and three regions.

The spirit of the congregation may be described as Bhakthi Karma Yoga as portrayede in the motto ‘Dhyanena Madbhakta Karmana Madarpita’.
 
Superior General

Mount Carmel Generalate, Thaikattukara P.O., Aluva, Kerala 683 106, TEL: 0484-2624270, 2621307 (P) Fax: 2627050 Cand 447, Nov 203, Pro 6171

 
Provincial Superiors

Amala Provincial House, Podimattom, Parathode P.O., Kottayam Dt. Kerala 686 512, TEL:  0482-8202736, 8202725 Cand 13, Nov 15, Pro 322

Carmel House, Hearnganj, Hazaribag, jharkjand 825 301, TEL: 06546-222767 Cand 10, Nov 1, Pro 115

Carmelite Provincial House, Ernakulam, Kochi, Kerala 682 035, TEL: 0484-2353298, 2362545 Cand 22, Nov 19, Pro 549

Carmelite Provincial House, Kozippilly, Kothamangalam, Kerala 686 691, TEL: 0485-2862347, 2861616 Cand 24, Nov 3, Pro 455

Carmelite Provincial House, Nellickampoil, Ulickal P.O., Kannur Dt. Kerala     670 705, TEL: 0498-2228916, 2228309 Cand 21, Nov 13, Pro 197

Carmelite Provincial House, Pala P.O., Kottayam Dt., Kerala 686 575, TEL: 0482-2212226, 2210064 Cand 29, Nov 13, Pro 674

Carmelite Provincial House, Thiruvambady P.O., Kozikode Dt., Kerala 673 603, TEL: 0495-2252052, 2253652 Cand 25, Nov 13, Pro 173

Carmelodaya Provincial House, Sawangi Meghe, Wardha, M.S.442 001. TEL: 07512-240584 Cand 9, Nov 6, Pro 115

Christu Jyoti Provincial House, A.C.C. Mancherial, Adilabad Dt., A.P. 504 209, TEL: 08736-252417 Cand 11, Nov 2, Pro 86

CMC Mary Matha Provincial House, Vengoor, Piraroor P.O., Kalady, Ernakulam, Kerala 683 574, TEL: 0484-2462045, 2465002 Cand 63, Nov 13, Pro 555

Holy Queen’s Provincial House, Changanacherry, Kerala 686 101, TEL: 0481-2402973, 2402431 Cand 37, Nov 16, Pro 454

Holy Trinity Convent, Kolazhy P.O., Thrissur, Kerala 680 010, TEL: 0487-2201770, 2200448 Cand 26, Nov 7, Pro 688

Jai Christo Provincial House, Palakkad, Kerala 678 004 TEL: 0491-2534929, 2500999 Cand 25, Nov 16, Pro 300

Mount Carmel Provincial House, Nadavayal P.O., Wayanad Dt., Kerala 670 721, TEL: 0493-6210057, 6211132 Cand 21, Nov 14, Pro 236

Mount Carmel Procincialate, Baghmughalia P.O., Arvind Vihar, Bhopal, M.P. 462 043, TEL: 0755-2481533, 5284635 Cand 14, Nov -, Pro 98

Nirmal Jyoti Provincial House, Bina P.O., Sagar Dt., M.P., 470 113, TEL: 07580-222238 Cand 6, Nov 5, Pro 106

Pushparam, 277, Sarvodaya nagar, Ghaziabad, U.P. 201 009, TEL: 0120-2740006, 2840162 Cand 12, Nov 7, Pro 212

Stella Maris Carmelite Convent, Adimaly, Idukki Dt., Kerala 685 561, TEL: 0486-4222257 Cand 24, Nov 2, Pro 174

Udaya Provincial House, Irinjalakuda, Thrissur, Kerala 680 125, TEL: 0480-2825371, 2828617 Cand 27, Nov 4, Pro 400

 
Regional Superiors

Chavara Regional House, Kollanvilai, Thuckalay, Kanyakumari, TEL: 04652-370931 Cand 4, Nov -, Pro 46

Chavara Sadan, Kondagaon P.O., Bastar Dt., C.G. 494 226, TEL: 07786-243410, 242461 Cand 9, Nov 3, Pro 48
Khrist Bhavan, Asrawad Marg., Kasthurbagram, Indore, M.P> 452 020, TEL: 0731-2874270 Cand 2, Nov 4, Pro 51

Madona Revi Park Block C, Kalawad Road, Sourashtra University P.O., Rajkot, Gujrat 360 005. TEL: 0281-2572981, 2563281 Cand 6, Nov 3, Pro 22

 
Charism

To be completely possessed by God in total availability to our fellowmen.

 
Apostolate

The main work of the congregation is education, aiming at the intellectual, social, economic, moral and spiritual advancement of the people, particularly of women and children.  The care of the sick and the destitute, social welfare services and such other activities are also undertaken according to the needs of the Church and of the people of the locality.

 
Founded by: Blessed Chavara Kuriakose Elias and Fr.Leopold Boccaro OCD
 
Founded on: 1866
 
Feast of the Congregation:

Reference : The Catholic Directory of India 2005-06 For any corrections : cridelhi@gmail.com
 
“God raised Him as Leader and Saviour” Acts 5:31
 
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