Infant Jesus Convent, Munnoorppilly
|Address||Munnoorppilly, Ezhattumugham P.O. Ernakulam|
I General Informations
The village of Munnoorppilly was an agricultural and thickly populated area where most of the people were farmers who were not much literate and cultured. It belongs to Ernakulam- Angamaly archdiocese. Sisters from Edakkunnu Convent came here for teaching catechism and assisted in the Holy Mass and different association of the parish. His Eminence Late Cardinal Joseph Parekkattil was interested and wanted us to do something for the plantation workers of this area. According to this a tailoring class and nursery class was started in 1972 for ladies and children in the small building of the convent.TheParish priest of Munnoorppilly Rev.Fr.Joseph Pallippadan took initiative in starting a convent in the name of Infant Jesus. In Munnoorppilly as the branch of Edakkunnu convent. Rev.Fr.Antony Thottithara V.C. played a crucial role in the construction of this convent. It was blessed by Rev.Fr.Joseph Narayamparambil, vicar of church and the chaplain of the convent. Sr.Baneenja, Sr.Mettild and Sr.Teodora were the first members of this convent who took all the hardship for the development and growth of this convent. Some families of the parish offered all the things necessary for this convent.The newly constructed convent was blessed by Rev. Fr.JacobMarottikdy and Fr.Melesius CMI in 1978. That day itself it was declared as an independent convent by the Provincial superior.Sr.Cicly was the first mother of the convent.Ecclesiastical & Social Welfare Activities
II Ecclesiastical & Social Welfare Activities
The sisters actively work for the Spiritual and material growth of the parish. A nursery School was running effectively which was recently stopped. House visiting is the main activity of the sisters where a lot of conversions and changes happen in the life of the people.We get the whole hearted support of the parish priest and the parishioners.
The presence and leadership of the sisters is really worth in the activities of the church such as Family units, pious associations, family welfare associations and other charitable activities of the people.Infant Jesus convent at a glance
Sr.Superior: Sr. Lilly Therese
Now 6members are here.
We the members of this convents are happily witnessing JESUS and are engaged in spreading the kingdom of God Through different apostolate like teaching and other such activities.