St. Chavara Kuriakose Elias
St. Chavara Kuriakose Elias who was a social revolutionist as well as educational reformist, is the founder of CMC and CMI missionary institutes, in our society. he was born in a small village in Keala. From childhood onwards he had dedicated to God and his intentions. He was a man with vision and foresight about education especially of women and children. His ideas about education was far in advance of his time. He was the first who started a printing press in Kerala State as a step towards progress.
Serve the humanity for the love of God, divesting all the worldly pleasures was St. Chavara Kuriakose Elias motto. Through this motto the members of the congregation try to win the souls for God through prayer and service.