St. Mary's province, Mananthavady

Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC) is the fulfilled dream of eight devout women belonging to the Franciscan Third Order fraternity of Pala, to lead a genuine Franciscan Way of life rooted in the Gospel. The FCC flourished as independentunits in various dioceses of Kerala including the Malabar Region. Thalassery Province was branched out from Pala Province. The first Convent in Malabar was started on 13/06/1956 many houses were established throughout Malabar. It was on March 19th 1986 this little mustard seed grow and St.Mary's Vice Province Mananthavady was born as the 1st born child of the Mother Province.The first Vice Provincial Superior was Rev.Mother Villanova and the team members were Rev.MotherOswald, Rev.MotherVeronica Maria, Rev. Sr. Jane Maria and Rev. Mother Sinclare, the present Mother General.The Vice Province had 13 houses 180 members 4 novices and 4 postulants...

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Sr. Stephina - Provincial Superior FCC