Founder’s Day Celeberation

The Congregation of  Patrician Brothers is  known and honoured worldwide for actively working for the upliftmenr of the masses.As per the tradition the Josephites assembled in the school auditorium on the morning of 3rd February 2014 to celebrate the 206th Anniverary of the Foundation Day of the Patrician Brothers.The programme commenced with a special prayer offered for the pioneers of St. Joseph’s Academy and for the present torch bearers to strive forth with greater dedication and hard work .It was followed by a soothing prayer dance presented by the girls of class 7.

A tableau presented by the students of class 8 depicted how and under what circumstances Father Daniel Delaney had founded the Patrician Brothers’ Society  with the religious,  moral and literary education of children in mind .The event proceeded with the mellifluous singing of  ‘ Breastplate of St. Patrick’ and  ‘Hail Glorious St. Patrick’by the school choir.Speehes delivered by the students highlighted the philanthropic deeds of the Patrician Brothers who came together for the first time on February 2 , 1808 devoting their lives for the instruction of the laity- both juvenile and adults.
Next in line was the exhilarating and foot tapping Salsa dance performed by the girls of class 7.Lastly the Principal, Rev. Bro. George in his addressal elucidated Bishop Delaney’s efforts  to foster an educated generation .Releasing the 9th edition of the school news letter, Epistle on the occasion , he congratulated the Editorial Board for doing a commendable job.

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