Kuriakose (Cyriac) Chavara was born in , of pious and devout Catholic parents Pope Francis will register Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara in the Book of. Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara was canonised along with Blessed Euphrasia, of the Congregation of Mother Carmel (pictured), in Rome by. On 23 November , the feast of Christ the King, Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara, founder of the Order of Carmelites of Mary Immaculate.

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Your charity will bring salvation to souls.

Kuriakose Chavara a charity practice known as Pidiyari a handful of rice to encourage people to make daily small donations to help the needy. Joseph’s Press at Mannanam [19] inwhich was the third printing blessde in Kerala and the first press founded by a Malayali without the help of foreigners.

Renowned as a spiritual leader and social reformer, St. Retrieved 22 November All the members of the congregation, especially elders must be charitable to one another. The following were the last words of Kuriakose Chavara: Joseph Mathew Pennaparambil happened in April Retrieved 18 November In addition to his scholarship in literature, he was a prolific linguist and so became a powerful influence in the cause of education further afield.


Blessed Kuriakose Elias Chavara to be canonized

Archived from the original on 3 May They were the first dramatic plays in Malayalam in the pastoral shepherd genre or Eclogues of Italy. In religion he took the name, Kuriakose Elias of the Holy Family.

Thomas Palackal invited him to his seminary at pallipuram. Inon February 13, with the co-operation of Fr.

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Roshni 21 November Participants would daily set aside a small quantity of rice in a special collection pot. Retrieved 19 November In a miraculous way, within eight months, collecting Rs. On 8 SeptemberSt. Trusting in the Lord Almighty, accepted the persons who were prepared as its foundation and made a convent temporarily with bamboo mat for them to stay. The underlying message is that one should lead a virtuous and God-fearing life in order overcome the painful experience of death.

Some of these are written on palm leaves and others on paper. This insightful and down-to-earth document is the first of its kind in the known history of the Church, offers practical direction to families in leading a God-fearing as well as socially commendable life.


Retrieved from ” https: Each monastery was to oversee these activities of the parish churches in its neighbourhood. Inco-operating with Fr.

They prayed almost a month. Chavara was the first Indian who not only dared to admit the untouchables to schools but also provided them with Sanskrit education which was forbidden to the lower castes, thereby challenging social bans based on caste, as early as the former part of the 19th century.

Retrieved 15 November Philomena’s Kufiakose Church, Koonammavu. Kuriakose Elias Archives and Research Centre”.

Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara

Early days of St. Kuriakose, together with the first members, made the religious profession in Archived from the original on 10 October Parappurath Varkey wrote in the Chronicles of the Mannanam monastery: These writings were originally found in Malayalam, in Kuriakose Chavara’s own handwriting. Kuriakose Elias Chavara as an eminent social reformer”.