CMI Congregation | CMI Devamatha Province | Former Provincial Curia | Catholic Church at Thrissur | History of Thrissur


CMI Congregation

The Congregation of the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (C.M.I) had its beginnings in the first half of the 19th century. When two zealous priests, Fr.Thomas Palackal and Fr.Thomas Porukara of the Vicariate Apostolic of Verapoly in Kerala... read more

CMI Devamatha Province

The CMI Devamatha Province, Thrissur, was established on March 2, 1953 and the Provincial House was formally inaugurated at St. Mary’s Monastery Elthuruth, on 25th March, the feast of the Annunciation, in the same year. On January 1, 1954, the Provincial House was shifted to a house purchased at the northern outskirts of Thrissur town. Additional building and a church were built subsequently.... read more

Former Provincial Curia

Both Bp. Clemens Thottungal and Fr. Alex Ukken served the Province as Provincial in three terms... read more

Catholic Church at Thrissur

H. H. Pope Leo XIII of illustrious memory, by the epoch-making Bull “Quod Jampridem” of May 20, 1887, separated the Syrian Catholics of Malabar from the jurisdiction of the Padroado as well as the Vicariate of Verapoly and erected for them Apostolic Vicariates of Thrissur and Kottayam... read more

History of Thrissur

Thrissur is a city situated in the Thrissur District of Kerala state, India. It is an important cultural centre, and is known as the "cultural capital" of Kerala. It is famous for the Thrissur Pooram festival, the most colourful and spectacular temple festival of Kerala.... read more