Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC)

The Franciscan Clarist Congregation (FCC) was started at Chenganachery on 14th December 1888. The congregation takes its charism from St Claire and St Francis Assisi. They aim at attaining holiness through lowliness. The congregation has now 6947 members under 20 provinces and 4 regions spread all over the world.

In the eparchy of Ujjain sisters from the provinces of Jalandher and Vijayavada are rendering their services. In total the congregation has 7 houses in the eparchy. The sisters are mainly engaged in the apostolate of education, health care, social apostolate and pastoral care.

FCC Jalandhar Province at a Glance

Province's Professed Sisters 94
Novices 5
Convents in the eparchy of Ujjain 5
Members working in the eparchy 19
Apostolates engaged Pastoral work
Education
Health ministry
Social work
Service among the mentally challenged children

FCCVijayavada Provinceat a Glance

Province's Professed Sisters 200
Novices 4
Convents in the eparchy of Ujjain 2
Members working in the eparchy 9
Apostolates engaged Education
Pastoral ministry
Social Work