Diocese of Idukki

The Eparchial Curia, Karimpan, Manipara P.O., Idukki – 685 602, Kerala, India


The diocese of Idukki was erected by His Holiness Pope John Paul II bifurcating the diocese of Kothamangalam.

Mar Mathew Anikuzhikattil was consecrated as its first bishop on 02-03-2003 and the Eparchy was inaugurated on the same day. The Eparchy is situated in the Eastern part of Kerala covering an area of about 3,000 sq.km.

The diocese extends its service of charity to the needy, the poor, and the abandoned; it provides hostels/boardings and special schools for the handicapped, orphanages for the abandoned children, old age homes for the needy poor people, etc

Fransalian Agency for Social Care and Education

(FAsCE India)


Fransalian Agency for Social Care and Education in India (FAsCE India), is a non-profit, non-governmental, secular, voluntary organization started in 1975 and registered in 2005 with the motto “Promoting Progress”. It is the organized and explicit expression of the Missionaries of St. Francis De Sales, (MSFS) of the Northeast India Province. It aims at the social, economic and educational empowering of individuals and families, particularly the under privileged and needy in the rural and tribal conglomerations of the Northeastern states of India.

FAsCE India is registered under the Indian Societies Act 1850 with the Reg. No. SR/FASCE-05/05 of 2005.