Carmelites of Mary Immaculate


St Joseph's province, Thiruvananthapuram

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Bl. Kuriakose Elias Chavara, the first Prior
On 8th December 1855 the Religious Community at Mannanam became a canonically recognised Religious Congregation with the religious profession of the first batch of eleven priests headed by Fr Kuriakose Elias Chavara. On this occasion the name assumed by the Religious Community at Mannanam was “Congregation of the Servants of Mary Immaculate of Mount Carmel”. Fr Kuriakose Elias Chavara, the first “Prior” of the Congregation passed away with the odour of sanctity on 3rd January 1871. He was declared “Blessed” by Pope John Paul II on 8th February 1986.
Date:08/12/1855
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