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About Karunaiillam

About Patron

Mar George Rajendren, the Bishop of Syro Malabar Catholic Diocese of Thuckalay is the patron of Karunai Illam. His native is Padanthalumoodu, Kanyakumary District, and Tamilnadu and joined SDB, Gohatti Province. He was ordained priest in the year 2004 at Sacred Heart Church Padanthalumoodu. He became the second Bishop of the Diocese of Thuckalay in the year 2012.

Karunai Illam is an organ of the Diocese of Thuckalay and was started in 1991 as a unit of KKSSS to cater to the needs and welfare of persons with different ability in Kanyakumari District. It is looked after by ASMI Sisters. It was registered under the Persons with Disabilities Act, 1995 with the Government of Tamil Nadu with registration number Proc. No. 7383/RD II/2011,(S.No.324/2014/pro.No.1914/ST2/2014).


our patron


George Rajendran

(Bishop of Thuckalay)


Very Rev.Dr.Christudas

About Director

Very Rev.Dr.Christudas, the Director of KarunaiIllam, is from Marappady, Kanyakumary District, Tamilnadu. He became a priest for the Diocese of Thuckalay on 03.01.1997.


Rev. Sr. Mercy

About Administrator

Rev. Sr. Mercy, the superior of the ASMI convent Nithiravilai is the Administrator of karunaiIllam. She is from Ernakulam, Kerala and made her first profession as a nun in year 1984. She works in Karunai Illam for the last 17 years.