Feb 22, 2019

DM

DM

CONGREGATION OF THE DAUGHTERS OF MARY
Maria Bhavan, Kudappanakunnu P.O.
Thiruvananthapuram 695043, Kerala, India. 
Tel: 0471-2733600, 2731280 (Superior General), 
Mob: 9961059435
E-mail: superiorgeneraldm@gmail.com 

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.

   

Founder                    :    Rt. Rev. Msgr. Joseph Kuzhinjalil
Born                          :    24-5-1903
Priestly Ordination    :   17-12-1933
Died                          :   23-8-1983
Co - foundress          :   Rev. Mother Mary Kallarackal DM
Born                          :   17-4-1898
Religious Profession : 4-6-1940
Died                          : 30-7-1985
Foundation                : 8 May 1938
Bifurcation                 : 1 May 1987
Pontifical Status        : 15 October 1988
 
Provinces                  : 6
01. St. Joseph’s          : Marthandam
02. St. Mary’s              : Pongumoodu (TVM)
03. Nirmala                  : Venniyoor (TVM)
04. Kristu Raja             : Punjab
05. Marymatha             : Bathery
06. Amala                     : Chanda (Maharashtra)
Total Sisters                  : 917
Houses and Residences : 172
 
I. The General Administrative Body
Superior General              : Rev. Mother Giles Mary DM
General Councillors          : Rev. Sr. Patsy Francis DM
                                          : Rev. Sr. Susan Maria DM
                                          : Rev. Sr. Tresa Mathew DM
                                          : Rev. Sr. Mercy Joseph DM
Finance Officer                  : Rev. Sr. Deepthi Rose DM 
Secretary General              : Rev. Sr. Jessy Gladys DM
 
II. Generalate (Estd 24 May 1984)
Members
01. Rev. Mother Giles Mary DM 
02. Rev. Sr. Patsy Francis DM
03. Rev. Sr. Susan Maria DM
04. Rev. Sr. Tresa Mathew DM
05. Rev. Sr. Mercy Joseph DM
06. Rev. Sr. Deepthi Rose DM 
07. Rev. Sr. Jessy Gladys DM
08. Rev. Sr. Lisue Jose DM
09. Rev. Sr. Joseline DM
10. Rev. Sr. Rachel Paul DM
11. Rev. Sr. Geetha Sebastian DM
12. Rev. Sr. Jyothi Therese DM
13. Rev. Sr. Therese Maria DM
14. Rev. Sr. Jabamalai Mary DM
15. Rev. Sr. Tessena Mary DM
1. Zweibrucken
Daughters of Mary, St. Elizebathen Krankenhause,
Kaiser Str. 1466482, Zweibrucken, Germany
Members
01. Rev. Sr. Emiline Thekekkara DM (Superior)
02. Rev. Sr. Rose Maria DM 
03. Rev. Sr. Rachel John DM 
04. Rev. Sr. Catherine John DM