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

Lay Associates

Persons interested to know and share our spirituality are welcome to join this association and become an extended member of the congregation. This is in effect from 2003 in Chennai, Coimbatore, Mumbai provinces and is open to all persons of good will, those of the parish and the institutions. We together will pray and also share in services. To know more about us contact FMM sisters.