House System

House System

RED HOUSE           : BRITTO HOUSE
YELLOW HOUSE  : GONZAGA HOUSE
BLUE HOUSE         : CLAVER HOUSE
GREEN HOUSE     : BERCHMANS HOUSE

BRITTO HOUSE (1647-1693):

Red symbolizes sacrifice. St. John de Britto was martyred at Oriyur (Madhurai) where his blood coloured the sands red, standing on a testimony to his sacrifice.

Values imparted by St.John de Britto:

  • Humility and Patience.
  • Selfless Zeal.
  • Genuine love for the poor.

GONZAGA HOUSE (1568-1591):

St. Aloysius Gonzaga was noble not only by birth but also by his deeds. A shining example through his extraordinary work. Yellow symbolizes the luster of gold- the nobility for which he stood.

Values imparted by St. Aloysius Gonzaga:

  • To be tough yet gentle and courteous.
  • To be determined to achieve one’s goals with courage, confidence and dedication.

CLAVER HOUSE (1580-1654):

St. Peter Claver worked for the black slaves thus called the slave of slaves. Hence, Blue signifies service.

Values imparted by St. Peter Claver:

  • Respect for mankind.
  • To love, care and share.
  • Honesty and Truthfulness.

BERCHMANS HOUSE (1599-1621):

The colour green is a celebration of the youthfulness of St. John Berchmans who in his prime- at the age of 22- dedicated his life to the service of God and believed in doing ordinary things in an extraordinary way.

Values imparted by St. John Berchmans:

  • To do every task cheerfully.
  • Selfless service.
  • Being Submissive to the will of God.