The Congregation of the Daughters of Mary is a missionary Congregation started at Marthandom in the Archdiocese of Trivandrum, Kerala, India, to bring the Good news to the Non-Christians and to work for the reunion of the Non-catholic Christians in the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church.  Msgr. Joseph Kuzhinjalil founded it.  Mother Mary Kallarackal is the Co-foundress. At present the Congregation has five provinces and a region.

They work mainly in rural areas among the poor illiterate people.  Pastoral activities are the main apostolate.  Schools, hospitals, clinics, dispensaries, children’s home, old age homes, day care centres, hostels, dairy farms, rehabilitation centres, press etc.  are the means by which they proclaim the Good News.

The Members of the Congregation are trained for various apostolic activities.  They concentrate their atytention on various activities of the Church while leading a life of prayer.

Superior General

Maria Bhavan, Kudappanakunnu P.O.,Trivandrum, Kerlala 695 043.  Tel: 0471-2731280 Fax: 2731453,
E-mail: generalate@sancharnet.in Cand 124, Nov 47, Pro 930

Provincial Superiors

DM Convent, Marthandom P.O., Kanayakumari Dt., T.N., 629 126 Tel: 04651-272589, 270251 Cand 35, Nov 14, Pro 185

DM Convent, Pongumoodu, Medical College P.O., Trivandrum, Kerala 695 011, Tel:  0472553173, 2448332 Cand 33, Nov 8, Pro 143

Kristuraja Vice Province, Kanjili Road, Kaputttrthala P.O., Punjab 144 603, Tel: 01822-225692, 225163 Cand 7, Nov 2, Pro 100

Mary Matha Convent, Sultan Bathery, wynad,  Kerala 693 592.  Tel: 04936-220803, 224642
E-mail: martmathaby@sify.com Cand 18, Nov 5, Pro 81

Regional Superior

DM Regional House, Amalasadan, Sawangi, Meghe, Wardha,Maharashtra 442 001. Tel:   07152-255491 Cand 11, Nov 124, Pro 62


Be pure and poor for the Kingdom of God


Mission work through house visiting, Education, Social work,Medical, Pastoral activities.

Founded by: Rt.Rev Msgr Joseph Kuzhinjalil and Mother Mary Kallarackal
Founded on: 8 May 1938
Feast of the Congregation: 15 May

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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