THE FEAST OF ST IGNATIUS OF LOYOLA

“Whatever you are doing, that which makes you feel the most alive...that is where God is.”
-Ignatius of Loyola


The Feast of St Ignatius of Loyola is an important occasion, to reminisce about the life of the founder of The Society of Jesus. St Joseph’s School celebrated the feast in a glorious manner.

Ignatian Week was celebrated to encourage students from Pre-primary to Class 10 to participate in various activities which revolved around the theme ‘St Ignatius’. Activities such as essay writing based on Ignatian values, playing musical instruments, Fancy dress, colouring and sketching, Mad Ads, etc., were held.The Vice Principal, Rev Fr Balaraju SJ, conducted an interactive quiz based onthe Life of St Ignatius, for the Staff.

A special assembly was conducted on July 22, 2019 by the students of Class 7‘C’ based on the Values of Ignatius of Loyola.

A celebration on July 30, 2019 included prayer, prayer song, a skit on life history St. Ignatius was presented by the students of Class 6‘A’.The Chief Guest of the celebration was Rev. Fr Jeevan Prabhu and the Rector, Rev Father Leo Pereira presided over. Chief Guest highlighted a few of the Ignatian values; Rev Father Leo Pereira, urged the students to follow values of Ignatius, in his address.Prizes were distributed to the winners of the Ignatian Week competition winners by the heads of the institution.

The Feast of St Ignatius of Loyola was celebrated magnificently at the institutional level on 28 July 2019. All the Catholic Staff, students and their parents were invited for a festal Eucharist that was celebrated by the Archbishop of Bengaluru, Most Rev. Dr Peter Machado. A programme showcasing the life of St Ignatius and Ignatian Values was also held for all the members of the staff & their families.