Missionaries of Compassion

Our Mission


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Mission of Formation


Our founder - fr. jose kaimlett

Rev. Dr. Jose Kaimlett, born on 5th May 1941, has been a Catholic Priest from April 1966.  He was a great visionary who has been contributing enormously to the Catholic Church and to the society at large both as a missionary and philanthropist.  He is the founder of Heralds of Good News (HGN), Sisters of Good News (SGN) and Missionaries of Compassion (MC).  These three communities (together) have inspired hundreds of young men and women to dedicate their lives for serving the society at various levels.

He has established numerous educational, health and charitable institutions in India and abroad.  He has established and developed hospitals and Higher Educational institutes in India and in Tanzania.  He died on 27th June 2018.


Heralds of Good News (1984)  

Sisters of Good News (1992)

Missionaries of Compassion (2003)

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News and Events

St. John’s region, East Africa

Installation of St. John’s Region, Tanzania, East Africa The East African St. John Region of the Missionaries of Compassion was formally and Canonically erected on 17th August 2020 after the solemn Eucharistic celebration presided over by His Excellency Most. Rev. Salutaris Libena, Bishop of the Diocese of Ifakara. Thereafter, the Bishop Blessed and Installed the …

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Tejomaya De-addiction Centre

Tejomaya De-addiction Centre

Tejomaya De-addiction & Family Counselling Center The Tejomaya De-addiction and Family Counselling Center was solemnly blessed by His Excellency Most Rev. Dr. K.A. William, Bishop of Mysore and opened by Rev. Dr. Xavier Thekkumkattil, Superior General of Missionaries of Compassion on  12th August 2020. Contact Address TejomayaDe Addiction & Counselling CenterOld Kesare Road, Mysore- 570 015Tel: …

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Projects in Progress

St. Xavier’s Hostel, Lazu

St. Xavier’s Catholic Hostel, Lazu The Mission of St. Xavier’s School and Hostel, situated in the North-Eastern boundary of India is very close to the Eastern Myanmar (Burma) border and is at the dead end of the state of Arunachal Pradesh. It is the part of the Himalayan Mountain ranges and 7,000 ft above the …

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St. Joseph’s Boys’ Hostel, Nedunoor Thanks to the Fondazione Elena Sapio, the project of the St. Joseph’s Hostel at Nedunoor is nearing completion. Many children do not have the conducive atmosphere at home for their studies and education. A good number of children are discontinuing their school education at a very young due to many …

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Good Samaritan, Ifakara

Good Samaritan Cancer Hospital, Ifakara, Tanzania Good Samaritan Cancer Hospital at Ifakara in Tanzania is a joint venture of the Missionaries of Compassion, the Catholic Diocese of Ifakara and the Italian Bishops Conference (CEI) which has made a larger contribution in the realization of this project. Once completed, this hospital will serve at least 7 …

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