The first missionary religious congregation for women in the history of the Church and the world is the Institute of the Franciscan Missionaries of Mary founded in 1877 by BL. Mary of the Passion, now in the 139th year of its course.

Franciscan in its essence.
Missionary in its services
Mary - like in its approach.

» Dedicated to universal mission

» Seek strength from the Eucharist

» And offer ourselves in challenging services

Health Care

The compassion of Christ inspires us to make our health care services, people oriented and holistic. Our health centres provide medical care using both allopathic and alternative systems of medicine. Preventive health education and health awareness are provided to students in our institutions, women`s groups and families. Our services include General, Maternity Hospitals, AIDS and Leprosy Rehabilitation, Dispensaries, Mobile Clinics, Community Health Services and Village Extension Programmes.