Pakistan Issued Stamp on 150th Years of ST.Joseph\’s Convent School, Karachi

Pakistan has issued a commemorative stamp on the occasion of 150th Anniversary of \"\"St.Josephs Convent School Karachi on 19th March 2012.In the year 1861, Monsignor Steins, Vicar Apostolic of Bombay passing through Belgium, called Mother Marie Therese, Superior General and founder of the Daughter of the Cross, and asked for several of her sisters to work in the Indian mission field. Canon Habets, co-founder, advised the Sisters to offer themselves for the mission.The school was founded in 1862 by the planning of Monsignor Steins, Vicar Apostolic of Bombay  of that time and five Sisters of the Cross. On July 18, 1989, the mayor of Faisalabad and Belgian ambassador to Pakistan renamed a public square \”Belgium Square\” to honor Belgian nuns who founded St. Joseph’s in Karachi 125 years ago. Technical Details:width-50 mm,Height-41 mm,Denomination-8 Rs,number in set-3×6=18 stamps perforations 13 c

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