CMC at a Glance

CMC at a Glance

Name of the Congregation : Congregation of Mother of Carmel
Abbreviation: CMC
Founder: Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara
Co-Founder: Fr. Leopold Beccaro OCD
Patron: Our Lady of Mount Carmel
Year of Foundation: 1866 February 13
Place of Origin: Koonanmav , Kerala, India
Charism: Personal sanctification through the right blending of Contemplation and action, and the redemptive uplift of the people of God, especially women and children.
Status: Pontifical
Rite: Syro Malabar Church
Superior General: Mother Sibi CMC.
Asst. Superior General: Sister Grace Therese CMC