At the request of Very Rev.Fr.Saverio Cannistra OCD,Superior General of the Discalced Carmelite order together with very Rev.Fr.Augustine Mulloor OCD,Definitor General,His grace Most.Rev. Dr. M. Soosa pakiamthe Metropolitan Arch Bishop of Trivandrum granted Rev. Fr. Bernardine M.Louis OCD permission to begin the congregation "Carmelites of Devine Mercy".It was inaugurated on 16th July 2010 on the feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel.
The Congregation of Carmelites of Divine Mercy, the new millennium Congregation was founded by Rev. Fr. Bernardine M Louis OCD, native of Trivandrum, Kerala, India on 16th of July 2010.Fr. Bernadine was born of Late Mr. Peter Louis and Mrs. Regina Louis on 31st December 1937 as the fourth child of the five member family. The devoted parents spent their entire life for the overall establishment, development of Our Lady of Fatima Church, in their home front at Adimalathura. As a high school student Fr. Bernadine had the opportunity to welcome Most.Rev.Dr. Vincent Dierere OCD the Bishop Trivandrum during the pastoral visit and whose speech contained “who shall go for me...’ and the encounter with the Bishop was the turning point of his vocation to Priesthood on May 20th 1955 .
To feed the hungry, shelter & heal the sick through a committed team who is compassionate to the poor in the society.
At present the Congregation has two foundations, Called Visitation and Presentation.