Carmel Arasi Illam, Pollachi – 2007


Sr.Sujaya A.C.


At the very start Good Shepherd Matriculation School was founded by Mrs. Mary George and Mr. George Pallikunath Varghese. It had its beginning in 1979. Mrs. Mary and Mr. George , well wishers of the sisters of the Apostolic Carmel owned a Matriculation School ‘Good Shepherd’ at Pollachi which is recognized by the Board of Matriculation, Tamil Nadu. After the death of Mrs. Mary George on 17th March 2004, Mr. George her husband found it difficult to run the school alone. So he approached Sr. Annunciata. A,the then Provincial Superior through Sr. Nativita, the batchmate of Mrs. Mary. The Provincial and the Team made a study of the place and was pleased to buy the land and school. Srs. Rosilina and Maria Karunya formed the first community at  Pollachi on 9th May 2006.They stayed in theHostel run by the Presentation sisters of Coimbatore for a month. The school was granted recognition on condition that they find sufficient ground for running the school. So the Provincial Superior Sr. Annunciata and her team decided to buy a plot of land of 27 cents just in front of the school to use it as a playground.

On  21 st Nov.2012 Sr.  Snehalatha laid the foundation stone for the convent building and it  was blessed by Rt. Rev. Dr. Thomas Acquinas , Bishop of Coimbatore and Sr. Ancilla, the Provincial Superior opened the new convent on November 16 th 2013. The Provincial Superior Sr. Ancilla  laid the foundation stone for the new school building in the year 2015. The blessing ceremony     of the new school building was in the month of May, 2016 by Msgr. John Joseph Stains and Sr. Ancilla, the Provincial Superior inaugurated the building. Good Shepherd Matriculation School is upgraded to Higher Secondary School in the year 2018.

Institutions under Carmel Arassi Illam

Contact Details:

Carmel Arassi Illam
Good Shepherd Matriculation School,
Suleswaranpatti (PO)
Pollachi, Coimbatore Dist,
Tamil Nadu – 642 006
Mobile : 09042017349
Convent : 04259 234350

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