We, the CMIs, are very happy to welcome you to our communities and institutions of apostolate. Young men are cordially invited to join the congregation and become missionaries, committing themselves to God in prayer and discipleship, and to all people of God in love and service. ‘Associates of CMIs’ (ACMI) that are established attached to our houses and institutions are groups of men and women who partake of the CMI spirit and join with us in prayer and service.We lead a life of prayer and apostolic service; there are among us contemplatives who live in ashrams, retreat preachers, pastors and...
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We, the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate, are the first and largest religious congregation for men in the Catholic Church in India. Having been founded at Mannanam, Kerala, in 1831, our congregation has grown beyond the boundaries of Kerala and even India; our members are working today in 24 countries around the world. Below we give a brief profile of our community
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    17th April 2014
Festal Greetings to all
    14th August 2013
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    24th July 2013
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    20th July 2013
New Bishop for Jagdalpur Diocese
    16th July 2013
Festal Greetings to all
    15th July 2013
Obituary
    13th July 2013
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The Congregation of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate (CMI) is the first indigenous religious congregation in the Catholic Church of India. Fr. Thomas Palackal, Fr. Thomas Porukara and Fr. Kuriakose Chavara of the Syro-Malabar Church of apostolic origin, who felt that “a lot of good had not been done due to the absence of a Thapasu Bhavanam (House of Discipline) and a Darsana Veedu (House of Vision)”, had the challenging vision of providing spiritual leadership and fostering unity and growth in the Kerala Church
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Fr. Paul
Achandy
Prior General
Fr. Varghese
Vithayathil
Vicar General
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Fr. Sebastian
Thekkedath
General Councillor
for Education
Fr. Antony Elamthottam
General Councillor
for Finance
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George Thanchan
Evangelization and pastoral Ministery
Fr. Johny Edapulavan
General Auditor
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