1. Amalashram, Srirangam, Trichy (Kumbakonam Diocese) - 1943

Founded in 1943 on the banks of the river Cauvery. A beautiful and natural place for prayer and contemplation. This is the first house of the Amala Annai Province. It was the House of Theology from 1944 to 1949 for all the Indian Capuchins. It was the Assisi Home for the initital formation of the candidates till 1987. On 23rd May 1988, we started our own Theologate here. In June 2009, the Theologate was shifted to Francesco, Samayapuram. The Ashram looks after the spiritual needs of the people living around. The devotion to St. Antony on Tuesday attracts a lot of people. There is a multipurpose hall which is used for retreats, seminars and marriages. The Golden Jubilee of the House was celebrated on 01st October 1993. Amalashram was officially erected a Parish on 16th January 1994. It looks after three sub-stations. Many priests, seminarians and sisters come here to renew themselves spiritually.

3. Gnanalaya, Trichy (Trichy Diocese) 1983

Founded in the year 1983. A house in Trichy town was bought and remodelled so that our students could stay and attend classes at St. Paul’s Seminary, Trichy. In the election chapter of 1987, it was decided to shift the Provincialate from Coimbatore to Trichy as there were prospects for opening the theological study house at Amalashram. Hence from April 1987 Gnanalaya is officially the provincialate of the Amala Annai Province of Tamilnadu, India. Udhayam, our social service centre, started functioning from November 1995. It provides training programmes in social awareness, family counselling, Tuition to the school students and computer education. It coordinates the social activities of the entire province and looks after two orphanages in the province.

2. St. Mathias' Friary, Ashok Nagar, Chennai (Chennai - Mylapore Archdiocese) - 1971

Founded in 1971. St. Mathias’ parish of the Capuchins meets the spiritual needs of the people in and around Ashok Nagar. There is a social centre where girls are trained in tailoring, music and dance. It also provides computer education. It has a free legal aid cell too. A convenient parish hall was built in 1986 to cater to the needs of the parishioners. Out of this one vast parish, Chinmayanagar in 1989 and Nesapakkam in 1999 became new parishes.

4. Pio Illam, Arcot (Vellore Diocese) - 1998

Founded in April 1998. The Church in Arcot is situated on the Arni main road in 30 cents of land. Another 4 acres and 60 cents of paddy field at the outskirts belonging to the Church were also given to us by the Bishop of Vellore. On the 14th of April, 1998 the parish at Arcot was officially inaugurated. We bought some 9 acres of land in Uppupettai 3 km away from the town for the friary. The friary was blessed on 9th May, 2000. In addition to the pastoral ministry we serve the people through an English Medium School, a driving school a computer centre. Tailoring, Tuition Centres & Matha Malai 2011.

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