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Welcome To Sanjoe Province

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Welcome to the website of Sanjoe Province, Dimapur, Nagaland, of the Congregation of the Mother of Carmel(CMC).Here you will get a glimpse of the dynamic Sanjonians working for the people of Eight States of North East India through Education, Social Work, Healing Ministry and above all, the constant spiritual assistance of the people of God. The land is fertile and the Sanjoenians are growing from the moment ,the first missionaries from Kerala stepped their feet on this land and have borne fruits in abundance through the gift of

vocation from the locals. Under the patronage of St. Joseph, our guardian, it has cradled and nurtured the Sanjonians to outshine in virtues and adapt to the change of time and work with more vigor to fulfill the motto- "TO BE HOLY AND TO LEAD OTHERS TO HOLINESS".


Faith Formation

Faith formation is a lifelong process that is gradual and regular, it is about recognizing the institution of Christ.


Education is an essential tool that imparts knowledge to improve one's life. From the inception of our ...


Sanjoe province missionaries from its very beginning, as we set foot in Manipur, the land of jewels, along ...

Social Work

Our founder St. Kuriakose Elias Chavara was a man well known for his contribution in the field of social reformation...


"Go into all the world and proclaim the good news to the whole creation"(Mk 16:15)In the light of the Gospel ...

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Our Inspiration

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Our Lady of Mount Carmel

Our Patron

Our Lady of Mount Carmel, or Virgin of Carmel, is the title given to the Blessed Virgin Mary in her role as patroness of the Carmelite Order. The first Carmelites were Christian hermits living on Mount Carmel in the Holy Land during the late 12th and early to mid-13th century.


St Kuriakose Elias Chavara


Kuriakose Elias Chavara, C.M.I. was an Indian Syro-Malabar Catholic priest, philosopher and social reformer. He is the first canonised Catholic male saint of Indian origin and belongs to the Syro-Malabar Church, an Eastern Catholic Church based in the state of Kerala.