The Congregation of SISTERS OF THE DESTITUTE was started in the state of Kerala under the Syro-Malabar Rite. It was started by Most Venerable Rev. Fr. Varghese Payapally in the year 1927.
At present we are 1600 sisters working in 11 countries including India. Inspired by the compassionate Love of Christ, the sisters are engaged in different activities, like, old age homes, hospitals, Terminal Care Center, House for the abandoned ladies and girls, Differently-abled Children, HIV-AIDS Centre, we render services to Retired Priests in Priest Homes. We run educational institutions where and when we find it is a need of the time.