Bharata Mata College hosts an annual series of commemorative lectures to honour the memory of its founder patron the late Joseph Cardinal Parecattil. The first memorial lecture series was organised in the year 2001. The programme is conducted under the auspices of the Cardinal Parecattil Foundation, which has the Manager of Bharata Mata College as President, the Principal as Secretary and the Bursar as Treasurer. The lectures are delivered by persons of national repute on topics of great social relevance. Cardinal Parecattil Auditorium is the venue of the lecture series.