Very Rev. Mother Dr. Maria Philomi, FBS
President, Bon Secours College
"His right hand hath holden me up and his gentleness has made me great" Ps. 18:35.
Bon Secours, the first college of Bon Secours Congregation came in to existence in 2002. It was a dream project of Bon Secours Congregation and was a Herculean task to achieve it. I raise my heart to thank God for He chose me as an instrument to carry out the task of fulfilling the dreams of our elderly sisters. Our excellent stalwarts of Bon Secours like Mother Casmir, Mother Inviolata always dreamt of a college for this 300 year old Bon Secours Congregation. But God in His eternal Plan fulfilled it through me His humble servant.
My heart leaps with joy as I envisage the growth of this institution which has spread its wings to reach in and around every corner of Thanjavur. An institution started with only 50 students, now stands majestic with 4000 students is remarkable. These milestones came as an output of relentless work of the pioneers the Founder SR.MARIA PHILOMI the first principal SR. MARIA and many others who toiled with them to found the Bon Secours College for Women. Hats off to every one of them!!!
As a visionary of Bon Secours College I have been very closely walking with it at every stage of its growth and stood in awe and wonder at its far reaching manifestations. Day by day it has grown in leaps and bounds. Now in a sprawling beautiful campus with a majestic look of white house it invites everyone with an open arm. All who enter this campus is captivated by its serene ambience, its glowing knowledge, academic excellence, opportunities, technologies and variety of methodology for personal and professional growth. With full of Hope I foresee that many young women enter this temple of learning and go out charged with full energy. May Bon Secours College empower all those who enter this campus. I invoke the God of Universe to embrace it in its bosom to spring out Goodness to all those who come in to contact with it. God bless everyone!