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San Joe Province Thuckalay

         Two Pioneer sisters Sr Francelet and Sr.Anila from Devamatha Province Changanacherry stepped in to the mission of TamilNadu on 20th October 1972. After studying Tamil they began to work as teachers at St.Joseph's PrimarySchool Pilankalai from 23rd May 1974 onwards.Following the spirit of St.Francis they began to proclaimthe good news of love among the uncivilized villages of Azhakiyamandapam,Kattaturai and Thettiode.The houses are:

  1. St.Joseph's Convent Azhakiyamandapam
  2. Maria Sadan Convent Thettiode
  3. St.Antony's F.C.Convent Kattathurai

On 3rd May 1998 Kanyakumari Mission was declared as San Joe Region and Rev Sr.Maria was appointed the first Regional Superior .The Region was raised to the status of a province on 12th May 2011.Rev Sr.Ancilin was the first Provincial Superior of San Joe Province on 22nd December 2012 Rev Sr.Celia was elected the new Provincial Superior.At present it has 55 members,9 convents and 1 residential house.

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