Rajagiri Province

Sacred Heart Province – Brief History

The Province of Sacred Heart of Jesus was established in 1953 along with the Devamatha Province in the north and St. Joseph’s Province in the south. With its headquarters at first at Aluva and from 1959 at Kalamassery, the Sacred Heart Province consisted of the territories under the jurisdiction of the Archdiocese of Ernakulam and the Diocese of Kothamangalam.

It has made steady and fast progress ever since its establishment so much, so that 4 provinces of the congregation had been carved out of it. The first of it was St. Paul’s Province, Mysore.