On 31th July, 2018, “IGNATIUS FEAST” was celebrated in honour of our patron St.Ignatius of Loyola. A seminar on “St Ignatius Loyola – An Educational Thinker” was conducted. Rev. Fr. Michael John SJ of XIBA, Tirunalveli served as the resource person. The short film “Ignacio De Loyala” made the student teachers experience Idnatian Spirituality.
The Independence Day celebration inspired everyone to keep the flame of patriotism burning in their heart. Dr. Francis Xavier, HOD of Tamil Department, St. Xavier College of Art & Science, Palayamkottai was invited as the chief guest. His inspiring talk made the students realize how important sacrifice and perseverance of a youth to build a strong nation. The students performed variety of programmes which revived the feeling of patriotism.
05.09.2018 marked a milestone in the annals of our college. This year we had celebrated teachers’ day jointly with St.Xavier’s College of Education(Autonomous), Palayamkottai. All the faculty and blooming teachers and scholars of both the institutions gathered together to commemorate the occasion in grandeur with its true sense. Rev. Fr. Dr. Pushparaj SJ, Secretary, and Rev.Dr.D. Thomas Alexander SJ, Principal of St.Xavier’s College of Education graced the function with their presence along with our Secretary and Principal. Dr.K. Rajab Fathima, Principal of Annai Hajira Women’s College, Melapalayam was the Chief Guest.
We had celebrated Diwali, the festival of lights, with pomp and splendor on 03.11.2018. Mrs. Chellammal, our Art and craft Instructor, was the guest of honour of the day. Mr. Manimaran, Co-ordinator of Buddhar Kalaikuzhu, Vedandhangal addressed the gathering.Rev.Dr. A.Nirmala Devi, Principal of our college gave some guidelines about safe, eco-friendly, peaceful and bright celebration. All the students realized that Diwali is the time to remove the darkness of Ignorance within us and replace it with the light of hope and knowledge.
With the blessings of our Secretary Rev.Sr.Magdalene Therese and our Principal Rev.Sr.Dr.A.Nirmala Devi,on 21.12.2018 with festivity of the season we celebrated Christmas with joy amidst the cheer of carols. Our students mesmerizedus with their cultural performance in consonance with Christmas. Br. Casimir, Provincial of Sacred Heart Brothers, gave an inspiring message. Everyone was moved with deep sentiments when our students who served in Vedaranyam and other places devastated by Gaja Cyclone shared their experience. It was an awe inspiring experience.Thus we had celebrated the birth of Jesus, in a socio spiritual aspect.