St. Joseph's Convent, Karapadam
|Address||St.Joseph's Convent,Karapadam , Payyanadam (PO)Palakkad Dt.|
Karapadam is a hill area.The farmers migrated from southern parts of Kerala.Catholics they had to g to the far- away Syro-Malabar Church Holy Spirit church perimbadari, for Holy mass even on Sundays.Being aware of this difficulty of the people Fr. Sebastian Irumben the parish priest of Perimbadari requested the CMC sisters to start convent in Karappadam and they agreed.The house blessed by Mar Joseph Irumben the Bishop of Palakkad on 1.10.1967.
CMC was eager to start a school in Karappadam .the good Lord arranged everything , we bought a school std 1 to 3 from the Muslim management on 19.9.1977. Std fourth started on 1978. Sr.Agathona was appointed as Head Mistress.
In co-operation with the parish priest the sisters actively do their best for the spiritual renewal of the parishioners.They are animators of various association
like KCYM, CML, Alter Boys, Matrusangam, Kudumbasammelanam.
A creshe conducted with the help of central social welfare board.Sisters help the poor around getting help through SAFP.
The presence of the sisters there is a great witness to the Catholic and Non-Catholic around them.