Profile of Rev. Sr.Grace Therese
The Congregation of Mother of Carmel is blessed to have received Sr.Grace Therese the former Provincial Superior of Vimala Province Ernakulam as its Vicar General. Born on 21st December 1956 to Mr. Lonappan P.K and Mrs. Aleykutty of Porayi House, Kuttikad, Thrissur, Sister has a very good academic record to her credit. She joined the Vimala Province Ernakulum of CMC after having completed her B.Ed in St Joseph Training College, Ernakulum. She made her first profession in 4-12-1982 and her final profession on 19-5-1988. As a junior she taught in St Mary’s School Ernakulam and St Joseph’s school Tripunithura and went on to complete her M.A and M.Ed studies. She has also adorned the post of Principal in Stella Maris, Udayemperoor and Lecturer in the same institute. She then joined St Joseph College of Teacher Education for Women as a lecturer. Sister being a committee member for the revision of CMC Constitutions and Directives has actively contributed for the same in the year 1998. Sister has also served as the Provincial Councillor from 2003 to 2006. A Charismatic person, Sister has been endowed with the gifts of kindness, prudence, patience, charity and humbleness. An intellect and a muni at the same time Sister’s deep prayer life has inspired many to aspire for Union with the indwelling Trinity. True to the CMC charism Sr.Grace Therese is known for her capacity to blend prayer and work. A great visionary with life imbued in faith in the providential care of God , Sister has been able to successfully lead Vimala Province through all its ups and downs in both her consecutive tenures from 2009 to 2015 .