CONGREGATION OF THE DAUGHTERS OF MARY
Maria Bhavan, Kudappanakunnu P.O.
Thiruvananthapuram 695043, Kerala, India.
Tel: 0471-2733600, 2731280 (Superior General),
Congregation of the Daughters of Mary (DM) is a Missionary Congregation of Pontifical Right according to Canon Law CCEO can.505 (2). It is founded by Monsignor Joseph Kuzhinjalil, a priest of the Archdiocese of Changanassery, with the Paternal blessings of the Servant of God and the Architect of the Reunion Movement Archbishop Mar Ivanios in Syro - Malankara Catholic Church 1938 at Marthandam, Kanyakumari District. The primary mission of the Congregation is to bring Good News to the poor and and neglected concentrating families for their integrated development as well as to announce the Gospel of Christ to the end of the world. Rev. Mother Mary Kallarackal is the Co-foundress of the Congregation.
At present they have 6 Provinces serving in all the Eparchies of the Syro - Malankara Catholic Church and 56 dioceses in different parts of the world. The Congregation has extended its service to 4 Continents of Europe, Asia, North America and Africa.
Activities: The Congregation engages in Pastoral assistance in different mission stations of the dioceses, full time evangelization and proclamation of the Word of God, house visiting ministry, conduct educational institutions up to higher secondary level, social service programmes, hospitals, Institutions for differently able children, mentally challenged and sick, school of nursing, college of nursing, dispensaries, hostels, vocation training centers for women, rehabilitation programmes for aged, handicapped, T.B. patients, Leprosy and Orphans.