On 24th June 1972 Fr.Mathew with Fr.Victoria visited India and they got the permission from Bishop Cornelious of Vijayapuram Diocese to open the first house Nirmalagiri, at Peroor.The first house, Nirmalagiri was blessed on 25th May 1976 by Bishop Cornelious.
After the initial growth that gave priority to vocation and formation, the CFIC in India gradually flourished with its variety of charitable activities manifesting all aspects of the charism of this founder blessed Luigi Maria Monti.At present the Indian CFIC has eleven communities. The CFIC in India though took birth in Kerala it flourished and extended its branches to the nearby states like Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Tamil Nadu.
On 25 December 2000,it became a province and it was a mile stone in the journey of Indian CFIC. In order to incarnate the spirit and charism of Father Luigi Monti in India, the brothers have chosen almost all the sectors of apostolic activities like assistance to the physically and mentally challenged children, education of youth, caring the orphaned and needy boys and pastoral ministry.