In the beginning of the twentieth century Rev.Fr. Mathew Alakalam and Fr.Joseph Paredom outlined a new Eucharistic-centered religious life in Syro Malabar Church. According to that charism, On 7th May 1933 Mar James Kalacherry, then Bishop of Changanacherry, established the Missionary Congregation of the Blessed Sacrament in Mallappally. MCBS Generalate in Chunangamvely was blessed and inaugurated by His Eminence Joseph Cardinal Parekattil on 26th January 1981. Commencing of Santhome institute of Printing in 1992 was a very useful and competent initiative by MCBS priests. MCBS Educational Trust established Jyothi public school in 2003. It provides quality and value education to the students irrespective of their caste, religion and economical statuses.
St. Mary’s Provincial House (SISTERS OF THE DESTITUTE -SD)
Deeply moved by Jesus words "As you did it to one of the least of these my brethren, you did it to me" (Mt.25:40) Venerable Fr. Varghese Payyappilly, a zealous and devoted priest from Ernakulum arch diocese, founded the congregation, of the Sisters of the Destitute to continue Christ's redemptive mission among the poor. It was started at St. Joseph's Mount in Chunangamvely on 19th March 1927. Five ladies from Kizhakkambalam, with the desire of leading religious life in a new congregation serving the poor and the destitute were the pioneers of this congregation. St. Mary's provincialate of SD congregation was founded in Chunangamvely on 21st December 1996. Across Kerala, nearly 50 convents function under this province. The institutions like St. Joseph's U.P. school Chunangamvely, Joe Mount public school, Suhruth Sadan - the cynosure of the congregation's social activities, the Mother House etc are in the vicinity of Chunangamvely parish. Sisters of the Destitute, who are commonly known as the "Chunangamvely sisters", actively involve in the various activities of the parish - the family unit, catechism, associations etc. They contribute remarkably for the spiritual enlightenment of the locale.
Nirmala Provincial House (MEDICAL SISTERS OF ST. JOSEPH- MSJ)
Servant of God, Msgr. Joseph C. Panjikaran, with zeal and compassion for the sick and the under privileged brethren is the founder of Medical Sisters of St.Joseph. To proclaim the good news of Jesus to the poor through providing medical services to the people, he opened a hospital named Dharmagiri at Kothamangalam, Kerala in 1934 and founded the congregation of Medical Sisters of St. Joseph in 1944. The Nirmala provincialate of MSJ congregation was shifted from Kakkanad to Chunangamvely on 6th February 2000. 24 convents function under this province. The MSJ sisters have secured a unique spot in fields of medical and social services. Their persistent participation in the various activities of the parish is also praiseworthy.
Shanthidham convent (Sisters of The Holy Spirit- SHSp)
The Congregation of 'Sisters of the Holy Spirit' was founded in Koblenz, Germany on 4th June 1857 by Mother Irmina Hoelscher with the incentive of Fr. Philipp de Lorenzi. Sisters of the Holy Spirit reached out to India in 1973. On 20th August 1982 Sisters of the Holy Spirit opened Shantidham Convent at Chunangamvely, and it was registered as 'Shantidham Society’ on May 23, 1987. Sisters are actively involved in Parish activities, grass root social works, and rendering assistance to the needy intending empowerment and development. They also run an oldage home in Chunangamvely.
Vimal Jyothi Novitiate House (Congregation of the Mother of Carmel- CMC)
The Congregation of the Mother of Carmel (CMC) is the first indigenous religious Congregation for women in the Syro Malabar Major Archiepiscopal Church. It was founded as the Third Order of Carmelites Discalced (TOCD), on 13 February 1866 at Koonammavu. The founder of this Congregation is Saint Kuriakose Elias Chavara and Rev. Fr. Leopold Beccaro OCD, an Italian missionary is its co-founder. CMC Novitiate house Chunangamvely, which functions under the Ernakulam province, was founded on 31st may 1988. The House serves as the fertile land of divine vocation as it hosts the aspirants during their five years of formation.