Let's move forward to the Marginalized with the Joy of the Gospel.
Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara
Rev Fr Leopold Beccaro OCD
First Saint of CMC
CMC, the first indigenous religious congregation for women in the Syro Malabar Church, was Founded as the Third Order of Carmelites Discalced on February 13th 1866 at Koonammavu, Kerala by Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara (1805-1871) with the cooperation of Fr. Leopold Beccaro OCD.