Holy Family Convent
Holy Family Convent, Kengeri - 6 June 1966
Address : Holy Family Convent
R Vidyaniketan Post 560059
Mysuru Road Bengaluru
Telephone No : 080 / 28486289
The Holy Family Convent has its origin in the incentive offered by Fr Pacificus Menezes OFM Cap. Having intended to establish a monastery in the suburbs of Bengaluru South, he invited the Sisters to join hands with him in the faith formation of people as well their holistic development. The Superior General Rev Sr Genevieve Castelino responded promptly to the invitation and sent Sisters Epiphania Fernandes, Apoline Pinto and Marie Correa who are the pioneers at Dubasipalya
They rented a house for their residence at Kengeri until a plot of land was bought at Dubasipalya and a convent building was erected in September 1966. Meanwhile the Sisters ventured into starting a Primary School, the beginning of which was made on the corridor of the Capuchin Friars. They braved all hitches that arose in the process and laid the foundation of the Gnanabodhini Kannada medium school on May 28, 1967.
The Sisters take credit not merely for their educational apostolate. They are an integral part of the parish church. They catechize children and adults, animate youth groups, altar servers and Marian Sodality; they pray with families and stand by them and with them always.