Khrist Jyothi Province


Rev. Fr. Paul Karumathy (1937-2017)
Very Rev. Fr. Paul Karumathy was born on September 1 st 1937 as the son of Varghese and Rosa in the parish of Neduvannur. He joined Little Flower Congregation in the year of 1957 and did his minor seminary and Novitiate at Mookkannoor. On 17 th May 1961 Fr. Paul made his first profession. He did his Philosophical studies at Little Flower Seminary Aluva and Theological Studies at St. Joseph Pontifical Seminary Mangalapuzha. He was ordained on 26 th December 1968 at Mookannoor. He served from 1969 as procurator at Little Flower Seminary Aluva, from 1970 as director of Sacred Heart Bala Bhavan Mookkannoor. From 1974 – 80 He had his Doctoral Studies in Moral Theology at Catholic University, Leuven. From 1981 He was engaged in social work activities at Thrikakara. He was the Superior General of the Little Flower Congregation from 1982-85. From 1985- 88 He was the assistant Superior General. From 1988 onwards he began his mission in Rajastan and Punjab mission. He worked hard in the desert stations like Bikaner, Sikar, Sri Ganganagar and Hanumangarh. From 1997 to 2000 He became the provincial Superior of undivided St. Joseph Province, Aluva. In 2009 He returned back to Khrist Jyoti Mission Bhavan Mudickal and was living a retired life. On 16 th December 2016 onwards he was under treatment at Lisie Hospital Ernakulam. On 17 th January 2017 at 8.00 Pm He was called for his eternal reward.

  • 11th Death Anniversary of Fr. Varghese Koikara

    The Requem Mass and Prayers at the Tomb will begin at 10.30 AM at Jyoti Niwas, Hanumangarh. Lets all join together and pray for the Departed Soul....

    Jun 03, 2019
  • Feast Day Celeberation of St. Therese

    The Feastday celebration of our dear Patroness St. Therese was solemnly celebrated at Jyoti Niwas, Hanumangarh on October 1st 2018. Rev. Fr. Provincial was the main celebrant and Fr. Tibin Mannusserril preached the homily. Around 40 fathers and 250 sisters and teachers took part in the celebration. Let St. Therese shower the graces of Roses from the Heaven above....

    Oct 01, 2018
  • Beginning of the VIIth provincial synaxis

    Beginning of the VIIth provincial synaxis.

    Feb 18, 2018
  • Blessing of the Renovated House

    Blessing of the Renovated House at Mayur Vihar.

    Feb 11, 2018
  • Blessing of the new convent at Malout.

    Blessing of the new convent at Malout.

    Feb 10, 2018
  • Jyotir Vachan Bible Quiz Competition

    Jyotir Vachan Bible Quiz Competition was held at Suratgarh.

    Feb 04, 2018

Very Rev. Fr. Francis Kilivallickal

General Discipline & Formation