St.Xaviers Forane Church, Karukutty
Archdiocese of Ernakulam, Angamaly
Ernakulam Dst, Pin : 683 576
Tel.: 0484 2612327
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Religious Houses

S. H. Convent of CMC Sisters
It was established in 1900. They run Schools (both Malayalam Medium and English Medium), Teachers Training Institute, Printing Press, Balabhavan, etc. They help in the parish ministry by visiting houses, teaching catechism, Animating Pious Associations and Family Units (Basic Christian Community units) and doing services at the Altar and the Church. There are 70 Rev. Sisters in this convent.

The following Institutions in Karukutty are managed by them:
St. Joseph’s Teachers’ Training Institute (for girs), estd. In 1952.
St. Joseph’s High School for Girls, estd. In 1944.
St. Joseph’s L. P. School (Malayalam), estd. In 1944.
Vidyanikethan L. P. School (English), estd. In .
St. Joseph’s Nursary School
St. Joseph’s Balabhavan
St. Joseph’s Printing Press

S. D. Convent
This convent was erected in 1950 by the Sisters of the Destitute. The Sisters run a hospital of about 50 beds. They help in the parish mission by teaching catechism, visiting houses, Animating Family Units, assisting at Holy Mass, etc. Presently there are 17 Rev. Sisters in this convent.

Alphonsa Hospital
Alphonsa Hospital was established in 1967. It is administered by S.D. Sisters. It is a 50 Bed General Hospital.

Lisiuex Home Convent of CMC Sisters
Lisiuex Home Convent of CMC Sisters was erected in 2003 near the S.H. Convent. It provides hostel facilities for students of TTI and Schools. This convent ceased to exist in 2013; and it was absorbed in to the S.H. Convent.

Nazareth Retreat Centre of CSN Sisters
Nazareth Convent and Retreat Centre was established in 1985. It is located on the side of N. H. 47. They conduct retreats for families in the Centre and in Parishes. It is also a Counseling Centre. It also imparts Counseling Course. There are eight Sisters doing ministry at present.

Assisi Mercy Home Convent of ASMI Sisters
Assisi Mercy Home convent started in 2001. Till recently it was a Retreat and Counseling Centre. They run a refugee home for women. At present there are three Sisters.

Assisi Santhi Kendra of OFM Conventual Fathers
Assisi Shanthi Kendra (Kolbe Ashram) was established in 1998. It is the Provincial House of the congregation of Order of Friars Minor Conventual (OFM Conv.). They render youth ministry, retreats, social apostolate, religious publications, etc.

Claritian Provincial House of CMF Fathers
Claritian Provincial House and Renewal Centre of Claritian Congregation was established in 2003. They assist in the parishes and render social services. St. Xavier’s Public School Peechanikad is managed by them.