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

Social Communication

Her farsightedness in establishing a printing press in the 19th century itself, to publish "The Annals "of the Institute as a means of sharing news and views with the public has urged us to utilize the far reaching influence of the Media to communicate thereby promoting communion. is the site of the five provinces of Franciscan Missionaries of  Mary in India.
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St.DominicConvent, Butt Road,
St. Thomas Mount,
Chennai 600 016.
Office Phone : 044 - 43570202
Convent : 044 - 22348127
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