My Stamp on Avila Convent Matric Higher Secondary School

my-stamp-avila-conventAvila Convent is a school in Coimbatore ,Tamilnadu  . The school is recognized by the Board of Matriculation schools under the Education Department and trains students for the X & XII Board exams.

The patron saint is Saint Teresa of Avila, christened after the province Avila   in Spain and the convent motto is “Love,Truth and Service”. Avila Convent Mat. Hr. Sec School is run by the sisters   of the congregation of Mother of Carmel (CMC). It is a large Congregation of sisters founded by the Blessed Chavara Kuriakose Elias, and has over 6000 sisters working all over India and abroad. The  charism of this congregation is ‘contemplation in action’. The school in Coimbatore was started in 1967. Currently over 4000 children study in various classes .

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