the congregation

The Congregation of the Brothers of St. Patrick was founded by Bishop Daniel Delany in the year 1808. The Congregation derives its name from the Great Apostle of Ireland, St. Patrick, who in his time fought ignorance, injustice, wickedness and immorality, just as our founder did in his own time. The founder realized that the root of universal demoralization was ignorance and hence he began to impart moral education. He had in mind the religious, moral and literary education of children in schools.

The Brothers came to India in 1875 and took charge of a large Anglo Indian Orphanage and School in Chennai. This seed has grown into a large tree spreading its branches to various parts of the country, producing thousands of eminent men and women who have contributed and continue to contribute to the country in various capacities.

In our commitment to serve people, we find our primary inspiration in the life and teachings of JESUS CHRIST. We experience anxiety in this period of rapid change as we are beckoned beyond the bounds of safe securities. However, like the founding Patricians, we will step forward in faith with the courage of convictions and rely on the power of the Almighty God.

WE ACKNOWLEDGE THAT: Our apostolic endeavours are inspired and nurtured by the Good News of Jesus Christ.

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The Congregation of the Brothers of St. Patrick or the Patrician Brothers as they are popularly known began in the small town of Tullow, Ireland on 2nd February, 1808...

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RECENT NEWS & EVENTS

Children’s Day

Childhood is about innocence and kindness. It is all about joy and fun, with this rejuvenating thought in our minds, we celebrated Children’s with great enthusiasm and zeal. The Covid 19 pandemic couldn’t stop us from showering our love and blessings on our young Patricians. The teachers put up a great show and organized the Virtual Children’s Day Program for their dear students. It was a fun frolic celebration packed with melodious songs, humorous skit and entertaining dance performance by our teachers. We also witnessed the interviews of our respected Principal Rev.Bro. Paul, Vice Principal Rev. Bro.Kennedy and Manager Rev. Bro. Christopher wherein they shared the beautiful memories of their childhood and inspired the children by their motivating words.

Investiture Ceremony

St Patrick’s Academy Bengaluru organised its 11th Investiture Ceremony on 7th November, 2020. The honourable chief guest, Rev. Bro. Christopher Dawes graced the occasion with his august presence. A spirit of unity and dynamism filled the air as the grand ceremony commenced with a prayer song followed by the lighting of the lamp. It was a solemn occasion where all the young students were well prepared to don the mantle of leadership and responsibility with utmost dedication. The senior coordinator, Miss Lucy Jacob welcomed all the invited guests. She also motivated the students by saying, "Don’t let what you can’t do, stop you, from, what you can do."

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Outreach Program

St. Patrick’s Academy Bengaluru, in order to reach out to the less privileged of the school community, laid foundation stone for the house for Mr. Somashekar, one of their service staff, on February 28,2020. Rev.Bro. George Xavier, Deputy Congregational Leader of Brothers of St. Patrick, led the blessing prayer of the event. The Principal, Rev. Bro.Paul and other members of the Patrician family were present there. The construction of the house has been completed and the Handing Over Ceremony of the New House to the family has been formally completed by the Principal, Rev.Bro. Paul and the Student Office Bearers on 17/10/2020 at 3.pm.

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