Sr. Leonila CMC (General Council1)
Sr.Leonila born at Ramapuram in 1944, in the diocese of Pala, Kerala, belongs to the CMC Jayamatha province, Pala. She joined the CMC in 1963 and obtained the secular Degree B.Sc. B.Ed from the University of Keralain 1967. She had her Religious Higher Studies in the Institute Regina Mundi, Rome from 1979-1983 and got Master Degree in Religious Sciences in 1983. She is a teacher by profession and she served as the Headmistress of Stages High School for girls at Muttuchira, Pala in 1994-2000.The school was declared as the Best School of the state in 1999 and she was given the Best Headmistress Award in 2000, by the Government of Kerala. Sr. Leonila served the province as the provincial councilor for Education in 1988-1991. She was appointed as the Directress of the Retreat Centre Tabor, Pala from 2001-2003. Then she was elected as the Vicar Provincial of CMC Pala in 2003-2006.Then the National Board of CRI women section appointed her as the Directress of the Formation Section of the Theological Institute Mater Dei, Goa in 2006-2009,rein by the National CRI women section. Presently she is the General Councillor for Faith Formation Catechism, Mass Media and publication. She serves as the Editor of CMC periodicals Carmelaramam and Nithyajeevan. She is the member of the central Secretariate of CMI-CMC congregations and the CMC delegate for the ?Beth rauma? publications. For the cause of blessed Cyriac Elias Chavara. She is the CMC general delegate for the Carmelite Family of India.