To acknowledge and appreciate the altruistic services rendered by the MSST Congregation ,the Holy father Pope Francis having heard the favourable opinion of the Dicastery for institutes of Consecrated Life and for societies of Apostolic Life, has graciously granted the decree of approval . And on 1 october 2022 the Sacred Congregation declared that the Institute of the Missionary Sisters of St.Therese of Infant Jesus(MSST) is a religious Institute of Pontifical Right.18 February 2023 is marked as a Red Letter Day in the life of the MIssionary Sisters of St.Therese of Infant Jesus as the day declared the papal declaration of the Pontifical Status of MSST by His Excellency Rt.Rev.Dr.Paul Antony Mullassery,the bishop of Quilon,in the presence of ,His Grace Most.Rev.Dr.Thomas J Netto,Metropolitan Archbishop of Trivandrum.