St Joseph's Province is one among the four Provinces of the Little Flower Congregation which has its origin on 31st march 1931 at Mookkannur, in Ernakulam-Ankamaly archdiocese. Very Rev. Fr. Basilius Panat CST is the Founder of the Congregation. The Patron Saint of the Congregation is St. Therese of the Child Jesus of Lisieux. St. Joseph Province was erected on March 19, 1994. Our members mainly involve in apostolic and social activities in southern and central parts of Kerala, comprising of Changanassery and Eranakulam Archdioceses and Idukki, Kothamangalam, Irinjalakuda, Thakala Dioceses. Besides our members are engaged in study and Apostolates in Papua New Guinea, Brazil, Ireland, USA, Germany, Rome, Belgium. We have also members minister in people of variety of cultures in Germany, Papua New Guinea, Italy, Brazil, Ireland, and various Dioceses in India and abroad. The St. Joseph s province serves through institutions dedicated to the service of real human needs and the proclamation of God s love to the poor and needy. As envisioned by our founder and rooted in the Charism of Be Little and Serve the Little we avail ourselves in integral village upliftment activities
Very Rev. Fr. Basilius Panat CST
Rev. Fr. Basilius Panat was born on 15th February 1891 in Pazhooparambil at Kothanalloor at his motherís house. His parents were Mathai and Eleswa. Lonachen was his eldest brother and Mathachen youngest. On the seventh day he was christened and na...
"The Greatest Saint of the Modern World", was
born on January 2 1873, in Alencon, France. From the very beginning of her
life she had an ardent desire to become a Carmelite nun, and overcoming
various obstacles, in 1888 at the early age of 15 joined in the cloistered
Carmelite community of ...