St Patrick's High School, Karachi

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Saint Patrick's High School
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Location
Saddar Town
Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan,
Information
Religious affiliation(s) Catholic
Denomination Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Karachi
Established 1867
Founded 16 May 1861
Founder Rev. J.A. Willy
Principal Dr Lawrence
Vice principal Fr. Nobert Mendonca
Website

St Patrick's High School, is a Roman Catholic school located in Saddar Town in Karachi, Sindh, Pakistan. The school has produced well known leaders and personalities, these include two Cardinals of the Catholic Church, two Prime Ministers of Pakistan, two Chief Ministers of Sindh, (The leader of the BJP party in India is also a Patrician) and mayors of Karachi. The school is owned by The Roman Catholic Church and managed by the Catholic Board Of Education in Pakistan. The current Principal is Br. Lawrence.

History[edit]

St. Patrick’s was established on May 6, 1861, and officially registered as a high school in 1867. Its founder was Rev. J.A. Willy of the Society of Jesus (the Jesuits), who controlled the school till June 1935. It was then taken over by the Franciscan order till 6 October 1950. Since 1950 it has had Pakistani principals belonging to the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Karachi.[1]

To commemorate the 125 years of the School, the Pakistan Post Office issued a special stamp in 1987.[2]

Notable teachers[edit]

Notable alumni[edit]

Politicians[edit]

Academics and researchers[edit]

  • Prof. Adil Najam, International Relations, Environment and Diplomacy scholar[18]
  • Eng.Izhar Haider, Founder of Shiekh Khalifa Bin Zayed Arab Pakistani School, Abu Dhabi

Military[edit]

Sportsmen[edit]

]], Test Cricketer[21]

Judiciary[edit]

  • G. M. Lobo, former High Court Judge[12]
  • Edward Raymond, former High Court Judge[12]
  • Herman Raymond, former High Court Judge[12]
  • lmdad Agha, High Court Judge[12]
  • Zahid Aslam, High Court Judge[12]
  • Justice Valliani, High Court Judge.[12]
  • Wajihuddin Ahmed, Chief Justice of the Sindh High Court[25]
  • Justice Ajmal Mian, former Chief Justice of Pakistan[13]

Civil service[edit]

  • Joseph D'MelIo, former Chairman of the Railway Board[12]

Clergy[edit]

Businessmen[edit]

Educationists[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h The Express Tribune May 6, 2011
  2. ^ "125 Years of St. Patrick\'s School". 
  3. ^ a b Indian Express June 5, 2005
  4. ^ Diehl, Katharine Smith (August 1978). "Review: Catholic Religious Orders in South Asia (1500-1835)". The Journal of Asian Studies. Association for Asian Studies. pp. 699–711. Retrieved 2011-12-03. 
  5. ^ Dawn August 21, 2008
  6. ^ a b c d e f g Dawn May 1, 2011
  7. ^ The Express Tribune, December 12, 2013
  8. ^ Tribune August 14, 2013
  9. ^ Dawn 16 October 2011
  10. ^ a b c d Sarwar, Beena (2005-06-05). "Time has not changed Advani's alma mater". The Hindu. Retrieved 2009-06-02. 
  11. ^ http://theoldpatricians.org/illustrious.htm
  12. ^ a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o 125 Years of St Patrick's High School Paknetmag 15 August 2009. Retrieved 22 March 2011
  13. ^ a b c d e f g h i j [1] Generals and politicians of last 150 years, Dawn, 5 May 2011
  14. ^ [2] Daily Times, 14 Feb 2011
  15. ^ a b June 5, 2005 The Indian Express
  16. ^ [3] Old Patricians Official Website - Class of 1991
  17. ^ All Pakistan Muslim League
  18. ^ [4] The Express Tribune, St. Patrick's High School Turns 150 Today, 6 May 2011. Retrieved 6 May 2011
  19. ^ Fools and Infantrymen: One View of History 1923-1993, E.A.Vas, Kartikeya Publications, Meerut (UP)
  20. ^ The Christian Voice, Karachi, July 12, 1998
  21. ^ a b c [5] Randon Thoughts by Menin Rodrigues
  22. ^ [6] Dawn 21 Aug 2008
  23. ^ a b [7] ESPN Cricinfo Apr 2005
  24. ^ The Christian Voice, Karachi, August 14, 2008
  25. ^ "Dawn 7 November 1999". 
  26. ^ "The Cardinals of the Holy Roman Church". Retrieved 2009-06-02. 
  27. ^ "Prime Minister Junejo Heads Alumni Of 125-Year-Old St. Patrick's School". 
  28. ^ Catholic Hierarchy - Lobo
  29. ^ Pakistan’s King of Masalas spins his own magic April 27, 2008 The News
  30. ^ Institute of Business Administration website

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