St.Chantal Province, Thuckalay, Thamilnadu
Kanyakumari Syro-MalabarMission emerged as the Southern epicenter of the spiritual development of theArch Diocese of Changanacherry. On 24th April 1980, His excellency Mar AntonyPadiyara blessed the first home of the Adoration congregation in Soosaipuram tosow the seeds of Eucharistic love in the hearts of the people of Tamil Nadu.The sisters from Changanacherry started their missionary work throughcatechism, house visits, and education. Although, there were many differencesin religion, caste, culture, and language among the people, the sisters guidedthem into a drum of divine grace worship. Within the span of Thirty Eightyears, we were able to spread into the three Diocese of Tamil Nadu - Thuckalay,Vellore and Ooty.
Lateron in 2008, in the Centenary Year of the Congregation, the houses in the TamilNadu Mission were brought together and was elevated into a Region on March 25,2008. Today our sisters in 11 convents and 2 mission stations carry outservices such as tailoring training for the betterment of the lives of poorgirls, special education for mentally challenged children, palliative care,hostels for the care of girl children, home visits, pastoral work, spiritualcounseling and education. St.Chantal Province , Thuckalay , Tamil Nadu was erectedas the 21st Province of our Congregation by the Superior General Rev. MotherRosily Jose Ozhukayil in the presence of His Excellency Mar George Rajendran,Bishop of Thuckalay on February 6, 2022.
St Chantal Provincial House
Soosaipuram, Karingal Post,
Kanyakumari Dt., Thamilnadu