Saccidananda, Capuchin Provincialate,
Dr Rajkumar Road, P.B.
No. 1060, Rajajinagar Ist Block,
Bangalore - 560 010,
080- 23377790 / 080- 23470178
080 - 23474342
The Motto of Capuchin Education Board (CEB) is:
jnanenaiva vimukthi: "Indeed, Liberation is
enlightenment". As the temporal, mundane existence is
characterized by the experience of bondage (samsara)
ignorance (avidya) and pain (duhkha), the eminent sages
and prophets have propagated means to alleviate oneself
from tha above negative experiences of human existence,
and fill life with hope and joy. The fullness of
existence is characterised by Liberation attained
through true knowledge, which is an experience of
The Capuchin Education Board takes upon itself the task
of facilitating growth in human personality of pupils
and make their life meaningful and hopeful. The mission
of CEB is to promote fullness of life in every child
that approach its institutions.
Objectives of CEB:
To promote human
personalities who will face the challenges of life
with courage and hope.
To enlighten through
academic training and co-curricular activities the
meaning and purpose of human existence.
To empower the students
to strive after meaningful life-goals with zeal and
To create a positive
vision of life that inspires them to aspire for
higher goals in life and deeper awareness of the
perspectives which strengthen interrelationships and
enhance respect and reverence to all fellow
To create a
'world-view' that embraces all cultures and belief
structures without losing one's own self identity.
To help students to
discover and discern the possibilities of social
engagements with humanitarian perspectives.
To inculcate in them
the Gospel values of universal love, kindness,
forgiveness and peace.
To train them to
respect nature and environment so that they grow
with right ecological perspectives.
Objectives of CEB: Particular
To conduct, organise
and streamline the Education Ministry in the Holy
Trinity Capuchin Province of Karnataka India. (HTCPKI)
To provide a forum to
Friars involved in the ministry to share their
aspirations, goals, plans, projects, difficulties,
problems and concerns.
To submit progress
reports and evaluate now and then the functioning of
the educational institutions.
To create a tradition
of effective administration of the educational
institutions so that the movements/transfers of
friars involved in the ministry is made easier and
lighter without adverse effects on the running of
To formulate norms,
statutes and regulations in order to guarantee
continuity and efficiency to the ministry.
To report to the
provincial Definitory as a body the progress made,
problems faced, and difficulties encountered in the
running of the institutions.
The Function of Capuchin
The Capuchin Education Board functions under the supervision
of Provincial Minister and his Definitory. The Education
ministry of the Province is teamwork of all the friars
involved in the ministry. The ministry constitutes one
single unit with one goal, one ideal and one system of
organisation that goes to make one single tradition.
The Organisation of CEB
The CEB is a unit of
Capuchin Friars Service Society (CFSS) which is
registered under Karnataka Societies Registration Act
1960 (Reg. No 9/73-74 dated 12 April 1973) . The
Governing Body of the CFSS is the Governing Body of all
the Schools which is the highest decision making
authority of the educational Institutions of the Holy
Trinity Capuchin Province of Karnataka, India (HTCPKI).
The Provincial Minister of
HTCPKI will be ex-officio the President of the Society
and also the Chairperson of the CEB. The Definitors of
HTCPKI will be members of the Governing Body of CFSS.
The Secretary of the CFSS
will be the Executive Secretary (ES) of the CEB.
The CEB shall meet at least
twice in a year. The date of next meeting will be fixed
by the previous meeting. The President of CEB will
preside over the meeting. The Secretary will prepare the
agenda in consultation with the President and
communicate to the members at least a fortnight in
advance. He will also record the minutes.
The Definitory Meeting
itself will be considered as the Governing Body meeting
of the CFSS. The Decisions concerning Education will be
considered as CFSS Governing Body resolutions and
recorded as such.
All CEB members can apply
for the membership of CFSS. The General Body meeting of
the CFSS in the month of October every year will be
integrated with the CEB meeting.
The Governing Body of CFSS
will decide which Society/Trust of the province should
own the assets of a particular School. The School shall
pay the rent to that society/trust determined by the
Rev. Fr. John Alwyn Dias President
Fr. Robin Victor D'souza
Vice President &
Fr. Maxim D'silva
Fr. Vijesh Loyed Menezes Treasurer
Fr. Vijay Kumar
Fr. Elvin Lopez
Fr. Roshan Rosario