St. Joseph’s Province is the 1st branch of the Congregation of Teresian Carmelites is officially Inaugurated on 22nd June 1988, with 19 houses and 294 members. Thereafter, seven provincial chapters were held and different provincial team headed by efficient Provincials, guided the province according to the wonderful plan of the Almighty God. It is spread in the dioceses, Verapoly, Kottapuram, Kannur and Calicut. Apart from this the Carmel Matha Region AP with 10 Houses spread in the dioceses, Khammam, Vijayawada, Kurnool, Nalgonda — is also a daughter region of St. Joseph’s Province. St. Joseph’s Province is the resource province for all the development of the congregation providing personals and most needy assistants. The apostolate of this province in Education, Healing Ministry, Social work, Frontier Ministries, Jail Ministry, Anti Alcoholic movements and the sisters are rendering wonderful services in various Ecclesial bodies like, Archbishop’s House Verapoly, Archdiocesan Pastoral Centre- Ashirbhavan, KRLCC, POC, Pontifical Seminary Aluva, St. John’s Medical college Bangalore etc. A large number of sisters are in other provinces and in communities in foreign countries. This Province has 2 Colleges, 1 Parallel college, 3 Higher Secondary Schools ,10 High Schools, 20 Primary and upper primary schools. 4 Social Centers ,1 Dispensary and 1 Hospital, 1 Nursing School, 1 Old Age Home and 1 Special School. The presence and activities of sisters in the province could bring radical improvements in educational cultural and social aspects of various villages in Kerala and Andhra Pradesh. Till recent years, the sisters from St. Joseph’s Province animated the Congregation in the service of Mother Generals. The province celebrated its Silver Jubilee on 29th April 2013 with 357 members in 30 Communities. by honoring all the previous Provincials and thanking the Lord with ardent love and gratitude . We one to God the almighty for the successful journey of this province which continues.