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Chavara Mission

Chavara Mission, in the civil districts of Jalgaon,Dhulia and Nandurbar within the territory of Kalyan Diocese in India, was formally inaugurated at a solemn Mass led by Rt. Rev. Dr. Paul Chittilappilly, Bishop of Kalyan, on February 2, 1993. Devamatha Province of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI) was given the care of this area in 1992. Rev. Fathers Diego Kodankandath and Raphael Kurian were the pioneers of Chavara Mission. They started staying in a rented house at Jalgaon. On October 1, 1992 present regional house was erected at Dhule. In July 1994, we started Chavara English Medium School at Walwadi village, Dhule. A Rural Health Centre was constructed with a view to extending our service to the Adivasis.... read more

Keniyan Mission

The CMI congregation started missionary work in Kenya in 1981.At present 11 members of CMI Devamatha province are engaged in missionary work in Kenya. Kenya - Madagascar is a sub-region under Devamatha province. CMI Devamatha province has three houses in Kenya: Molongo, Donyo-Sabuk and Karaba. Seven Kenyan novices and eight Kenyan aspirants are undergoing religious formation in Kenya..... read more

Madagascar Mission

CMI Devamatha province started its missionary work in Morondava diocese in Madagascar in 1987. Our priests here are engaged in pastoral ministry living in parishes... read more

American Mission

Members of CMI Devamatha province are engaged in pastoral ministry in various dioceses in United States.... read more

European Mission

Members of CMI Devamatha province are doing higher studies in sacred disciplines in Belgium and Rome along with their pastoral ministry. A few priests are exclusively engaged in pastoral ministry in Sweden, Germany, Austria, U.K., Newzealand..... read more