6 monasteries of Kerala (Thiruvalla, Kottiyam, Makayattoor, Eramallor, Kolayad and Trivandrum) and 3 from Srilanka (Colombo, Galle and Kandy) joined together to form a new federation under the patronage of St. John of the Cross. After receiving the decree of approval from the Holy See they celebrated their first general assembly from 24-26 January 2020 at Bangalore.
Fr. Johannes Gorantla, the Definitor incharge of South Asia and Fr. Raffael secretary for the nuns were present to assist the assembly.
In this general assembly there were 18 members from 9 monasteries that constitute the Federation and 2 guests from a new foundation (Thamarassery).
The new office bearers of the federation are:
Rev. Sr. Anjali, (Kolayad), President.
Rev. Sr. Angeline (Kandy). 1 councillor.
Rev. Sr. Sharlet (Thiruvalla), 2 councillor.
Rev. Sr. Therese (Colombo), 3 councillor.
Rev. Sr. Rosario (Trivandrum), 4 councillor.
Rev. Sr. Cicily (Eramalloor), Treasurer.