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Dr. Sr. Terezine CMC (General Council1)


Sr. (Dr.) Terezine  was born on February 27, 1940 to Mr. Joseph Kattakayam and Mrs. Mary. She was the third of the six siblings. She received her primary education from the convent school at Vaikom and her degree from St. Marys College, Thrissur. It was during her stay at  Thrissur  that she discerned her call to religious life. After completing her degree she  left her parental home at Vaikom and joined the Vimala Province, Ernakulam. Elizabeth Kochuthresia became Sr. Terezine on April 15 1962. Sister was called to the healing Ministry and she left for Vienna,University(1963-1970) for receiving M.D. She then pursued General Medicine(1975-1980) in America Eleveland   and Specialised in Cardiology from St. Lewis University. She then returned to India in 1981.she served in the reputed Medical Institutions Sreechithira Thirunal Medical Centre,Trivandrum and St. Johns Medical College, Bangalore (1981-1988). She joined her family of sisters in 1988 at Asokapuram Carmel Hospital and ever since has spent her time, energy and resources to uplift  the Hospital. Sister has also served as the Medical Superintendent of the hospital. Besides, sister has been the Founder Partner of Sisters Doctors Forum, President of Kerala Sisters Doctors forum for 8 years, Kerala chapter Vice President of Catholic Hospital Association of India for 6 years. She has also shouldered the responsibility of the Community, Province and the Congregation by being a member of the local council, Provincial Council (2000-2003) and General Council (2003-2009).

Sister is noted for her charity, unselfishness and courage, her capacity for hard work and a natural talent for organization, she lives out her consecration to Jesus, in the midst of her companions, with fidelity and joy.