Marian Province, Muttikulangara

Marian Provincial House,
Maryland, Muttikulangara P.O
 Palakkad - 678 594 Kerala
Phone: 0491-2553154, 2556707
Email : chfmarian@gmail.com

Administration

Rev. Annie Maria CHF (Provincial Superior), Sr.Liya Bastin (Vicar Provincial), Sr. Santhi Parappully, Sr. Lilly, Sr. Jancy Maria (Councillors),  Sr. TessyAmbooken (Auditor), Sr. Beena Jacob (Tresurer), Sr. Jolly Jose (Secretary)

 Province History

Congregation of the Holy Family was divided into three regions namely ,Pavanatma, Navajyothy and Marian in 1976 which was raised to the status of province in 1978.Blessed Virgin Mary is our Patroness who protects and guides as in all our endeavours. St.Thomas Convent, Olavakkode was selected as the temporary Head Quarters of Marian Region which was later on shifted to Marian Provincial House at Muttikulangara. The Congregation has been raised to the Pontifical Status on 1st August 1978.Rev Sr. Mary Loretta the regional Superior was appointed as the first Provincial Superior of Marian Province in 1978. At the time of division Marian Province consisted of 175 sisters and15 houses. Bharathpur Holy Family Convent was the only Mission House. Within 35 years of its existence, Marian Province has spread out to the dioceses of Palakkad, ThalasseryThamarassery, Ramanathapuram, Mandya, Chanda and Selam. Family Apostolate is the Special Charism of holy Family Congregation. A long cherished dream of our Province was fulfilled in the Year of 1995 when Agra Mission centre became a region which was later raised to the status of a Province named as “Mary Matha ”. Soon after the division of Mary Matha Province, as per the invitation Mar.Vijayanand CMI ,Bishop of Chanda Diocese, Marian Province decided to take up a new venture- to serve in ChandaMission.Few of our Sisters were appointed in Christ Hospital at Chandrapur. It was on 7th August 2002 that we spread out service in Jivati. We Concetrante mainly on Family Apostolate Activites:our Apostolic works are co-ordinated and directed by IFDF at Palakkad through Basic CounsellingCourse,JyothyKiran Groups, Teens WelnessProgramme, Rajagiri Out Reach Programme, Blossom Group and JeevanGroup.Our De-Addiction centre at Palakkad (established in 2008) is the realization of our long awaited wish.This institution aims at saving the drunkards from drug addiction through classes, family counselling and treatment. We also conduct follow up programmes frequently. Home mission Units are conducted in Parishes to promote families to lead a life of faith. We have Mother Josephine memorial Hospital at Malampuzha which is a blessing for number of patients in the locality. We have 92 inmates in our orphanage at Malampuzaha.AnandhaBhavan where we safeguard many abandoned children in the street. Treatment for snake bite is given by our sisters at Halagur, Hunsur and Thandavapura. Many patients come back to their life after treatment. The year 2003 is very significant for CHF Marian province. We Celebrated the Silver Jubilee of our Province and gave thanks to God Almighty for His countless blessings. At present our Province has 366 sisters in 41 communities. Direct Family Apostolate Houses,Counselling Centers, College of Education (BEd), Parallel Colleges, Higher Secondary Schools , High School, Special Schools for Mentally challenged ,Home for the Aged, SnehaBhavans, Hospital, Homeo Clinics and Social centers through which our sister serve the church Congregation and the Society .Our sisters are rendering their service in Diocesan (Palakkad. RamanathapuramThalassery and Thamarassery) Centers like Yuvashekthra, Kripasadan and Paalana Hospital. Provincial Synaxis 2009 discussed about the division Palakkad Province of and established Marian Region. To promote the Spiritual life of our sisters and for the smooth administration, convents at Karnataka and Thalassery were divided as marian region on 14th May 2011. With profound joy and gratitude we remember our major superiors benefactors and spiritual directors for their sincere service. Devotion to Blessed Virgin Mary is a special feature of Marian sisters . Our Province is guided and constantly enlightened by our patroness- Blessed Virgin Mary . We thank God Almighty for numerous blessings we received from above throughout these years. With Joyful heart we join with our Patroness –Blessed Virgin Mary and our foundress St.Mariam Thresia to say” My heart praises the Lord, my spirit rejoice in God my Saviour.”