School of the Holy Spirit

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School of the Holy Spirit of Quezon City
Motto

"Veritas in Caritate"

Truth in Love
Established 1978
Type Private exclusive all-girls Catholic school
Affiliations PAASCU
Principal Sr. Marietta R. Dumadag SSpS
Founder Saint Arnold Janssen
Grades Nursery to 4th year H.S.
Location F. Sotto St., BF Homes,
Quezon City, Metro Manila, Philippines
District 2
Accreditation PAASCU Level III
Colors Maroon      and      Gold
Yearbook "The Dove" (Grade School) "Profile" (High School)
Hymn SHS Hymn
Website www.shsqc.edu.ph

School of the Holy Spirit of Quezon City or SHSQC is a private all-girls Catholic school located in BF Homes, Quezon City, Philippines. The school is run by the Missionary Sisters, Servants of the Holy Spirit, a congregation established by German saint, Arnold Janssen.

History[edit]

German diocesan priest, Father Arnold Janssen established three congregations dedicated to the work of evangelization: in 1875, the Society of the Divine Word, commonly called the SVD; in 1889, the Missionary Sisters, Servants of the Holy Spirit, and in 1896, the Missionary Sisters Servants of the Holy Spirit of Perpetual Adoration, commonly called the Pink Sisters. In 1912, the first S.Sp.S. came to the Philippines in Tayum, Abra, and later moved to Mendiola.

Holy Ghost College, at present College of the Holy Spirit, was founded in 1913 by the Missionary Sisters Servants of the Holy Spirit upon the invitation of Archbishop Jeremias Harty. It was first housed on Legarda Street and has branches in other parts of the Philippines.

From 1979 to 1981, the School of the Holy Spirit of Quezon City was a satellite school of the College of the Holy Spirit of Manila. It was established in accordance with the government's plan of "decongesting educational institutions to expand to the outskirts of Metro Manila area or nearby provinces". The cornerstone of the school was laid at Capitol Hills near interim Batasang Pambansa on May 20, 1978.

In 1979 the school offered Kindergarten up to 1st year High School. A new high school building was ready for occupancy in June 1981. SHS QC now offers Nursery up to 4th year High School.

Motto[edit]

"Truth in Love" Veritas in Caritate

Vision[edit]

School of the Holy Spirit of Quezon City, afire with the Spirit of Excellence

Mission[edit]

We commit ourselves to build new generations of responsible citizens who are agents of change in our society through Christian and holistic formation

Goals[edit]

To live in the spirit of excellence we:
Stand as witnesses to relevant and quality Christian education
Practice “Truth in Love” in our relationships
Instill competent and responsive team leadership and volunteerism
Reach out to people who live in poverty of any kind
Intensify care for Mother Earth through simplicity of lifestyle
Take part in building communities where respect for life is promoted, and where responsible use of technology facilitates effective communication

SSpS congregation[edit]

The Missionary Sisters Servants of the Holy Spirit (SSpS), the Sister Servants of the Holy Spirit of Perpetual Adoration or (SSpSAP, popularly known as "Pink Sisters"), also headed by a Filipina, Sister Cecilia Hocb are an international group of women numbering approximately 4,000 in 38 countries. The Society of the Divine Word or SVD was founded by Saint Arnold Janssen.

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