Mother Stella Maria CMC (Superior General)
Mother Stella Maria was born in 1919 at Ollur as the daughter of Mr. Antony Kattukaran and Mrs. Ittiyanam. She entered religious life in 1942 and died of cancer at the age of 76. Her service in the field of education as the Vice Principal of St. Marys College and Principal of Vimala College is praiseworthy. She was a model teacher for her students and source of power, inspiration and leading light for her co workers. Her service as the General Secretary, Mother General, C.R.I President, Mission Regional Superior, Syndicate member at the university of Calicut were examples of her great dedicated life. Her dependence on Heavenly Father, Simplicity of life, prayer life, obedience, patience, motherly love towards her fellow sisters, serenity, being with the poor etc are special features of her character. Even when she was old and sick, she was busy. She was very much interested to take classes for Brothers at Thrissur Minor Seminary and DBCLC and impart her Knowledge with them.