Carmelodaya Province, WardhaThe root of Carmelodaya Province lies in Nirmala Province, Thrissur. By the Apostolic Decree Ad Lucem Sancti Evangelii of 31st March 1962 Pope John XXIII erected the first Ecclesiastical Unit of the Oriental Rite outside Kerala which is called Chanda and entrusted it to the Carmelites of Mary Immaculate. It was then Bishop Januarius PalathuruthyC. M. I., the then Exarch of Chanda approached Mother Margret Mary-the then Mother General of Thrissur-and asked her to spare a few sisters to work in Chanda. Without any hesitation, Mother agreed. The sisters who came first to chanda as pioneers were Srs. Rita, Teresa, Pulcheria and Euphamia.
As it was the felt need of the time, our sisters started a school in the Military Campus at Pulgaon in July 1962. But within few months as we realized that it was not the place, ..