St. Anthony Mary Claret is the founder of the Claretian Congregation. He was born Sallient Barcelona Spain on December 23, 1807. He was brought up in a devotedly religious family and thus developed a deep devotion to Mother Mary. He, along with other five like-minded priests, founded the Congregation of the Missionaries Sons of the Immaculate Heart of the Blessed Virgin Mary (Claretian Missionaries) on 16th July 1849. He lived as an inspiring child, artistic youth, industrious textile industrialist, itinerant preacher, caring physician, merciful father, lover of the poor, humble missionary, unassuming Archbishop and thus a man on fire with God’s love. He died on 24th October 1870 at Frontfroide in France. He founded the Claretian Congregation on 16th July 1849. He reached the heavenly abode on 24th October 1870, which is celebrated as his Feast Day. One of the aims of this Congregation is to educate the young children in the ways of God, instilling in them a deep sense for moral values and social justice. The Claretians work in 64 countries of the world
The Claretians are missionaries committed to the building up of a just and enlightened society. They, as priests, brothers, sisters and lay-collaborators, are serving in sixty four countries in the world. Among their numerous ministries, which attend what is most urgent, timely and effective needs of the humanity, educational ministry is one which is prominently and efficiently carried out throughout their ministerial frontiers. The Claretian educational institutions educate the young in the ways of God, instilling in them a deep sense for moral values and social justice. They serve India, as five organisms and their numerous schools aim at integral development of their students, CLARETINES.
Our vision is to promote educational excellence, leadership and service based on universal love and brotherhood in an environment characterized by respect for the individual and concern for the community; to strive to foster positive values based on the pursuit of truth into the lives of our students to effect holistic transformation within them and in the society.
Our mission is to form intellectually competent, professionally skilled, spiritually evolving, morally upright, socially responsive and culturally tolerant citizens, through holistic Claretine education, for the creation of a civilization of love.