Order Of Friars Minor Conventual (OFM Conv.)

Founder

St Francis of Assisi

Founding Year 1209
Charism

Live the Holy Gospel of our Lord Jesus Christ

Provincial Custos Fr Mathew Purayidom OFMConv
Councillors Fr Joe Palukunnel, Fr Sebastian Peandanath, Fr Sebastian Kalathiparambil, Fr Peter Kannampuzha
Procurator Fr George Munjanattu.   
Secretary Leo Payyappilly
Tel. 0039.06.8416578, 854431
Houses in the Archdiocese
(Among their latest canonized saints of this congregation St Maximilian Kolbe visited Ernakulam and Aluva in 1932. The first house in India was established in 1980-81 in the diocese of Kanjirappally and it was created as a vice province in 1995.
No Place Patron Saint/Name Estd Rev. Fr Prior/Superior Post & Pin Code Phone
1 Karukutty Assisi Shanthi Kendra 1998 Fr Leo Payyappilly Karukutty 683 576 0484-2613449
2 Aluva Kolbe Asrham (Maj. Sem) 1983 Fr Raymond Ponmelil P.B. No. 608, Aluva 683 102 0484-2607147