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August 27: Philanthropy Day celebrated by the Alumni Association
August 30: Academic Council Meeting

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The Fruit of Silence is Prayer.
The Fruit of Prayer is Faith.
The Fruit of Faith is Love.
The Fruit of love is service.
The fruit of service is peace.
- Mother Teresa

Canonisation of Mother Teresa

His Holiness Pope Francis will declare Mother Teresa of Kolkata a saint on September 4, 2016 at St. Peter's Square, Vatican City, in Rome. He will declare her a saint of the universal Church, on the day he has set aside for the celebration of the Jubilee for volunteers and workers of Mercy, since Mother is a symbol of God's mercy for the poor and the marginalized of this world.

The canonization of Mother Teresa gives us an opportunity to reflect deeply on her life and mission for the poorest of the poor. Mother has long been a saint. For us in Kolkata, she is the song of celebration, hymn of compassion. The city of Kolkata shall shine in her holiness. I wish and pray that her Sainthood washes away our sinfulness. 

Mother believed that God is specially revealed in the mystery of the human person who is 'created in the image and likeness of God' - she probed the meaning of human life and arrived at the radical goodness that resides in every individual. Read more

Prof. Kenneth Regan of the State University of NY, Buffalo visited St. Xavier's College along with Prof. Amlan Chakrabarti of University of Calcutta on August 11, 2016 and met Fr. Principal in presence of Prof. Shalabh Agarwal, HOD Computer Science Department. In an informal discussion, he discussed about his research interest and his professional engagements. He was presented with the College magazine, Xaverian-2016.

Prof. Kenneth delivered a lecture on "Theory of Computing" and discussed with the students various topics on Computer Science like, Quantum Computing, Artificial Intelligence and P & NP problems. He also answered several queries of students.

He spent about an hour with the faculty members and discussed on various topics of common interest on Computer Science.

Prayas Camp 2016

Visit to Cancer Hospital

The third year students of St. Xavier's College Raghabpur campus had a memorable experience at the Saroj Gupta Cancer Centre and Research Institute, Thakurpukur on 18th of August 2016. An orientation was organized for the students and they would be visiting the hospital on a regular basis.

They met the Director, Dr. Arnab Gupta, who welcomed them warmly. Mrs. Rita Das, the Chief Coordinator, Communication and Development, was kind enough to coordinate the visit along with the Director of Social Work and NSS of St. Xavier's College, Ms. Cheryl Francis.

In the name of mother
The Contribution of Mother Teresa to Humanity, a symposium on Mother Teresa, was held at the Fr. Depelchin Auditorium of St. Xavier's College on Sunday, August 7, 2016. The evening began with prayer songs like Make Me A Channel Of Your Peace by Voicestra, led by Nikhil D'Souza and the launch of Aamar Gaaner Majhe, a CD of Christian hymns sung by Father Shyamal Makhal and published by The Goethals Indian Library And Research Society. Father Provincial Jeyaraj Velusamy released the CD.

"The canonization of Mother Teresa gives all of us an opportunity to sufficiently and deeply reflect on her life and mission for the poorest of the poor. For us, she is the song of celebration, hymn of compassion," said Father Felix Raj (top), principal, St. Xavier's College.  Read more...


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Why Xavier's

St. Xavier's College is a 156 years old institution with rich heritage and long tradition.

As a Jesuit Higher Educational Institution, it aims to form men and women for others, with fundamental human and spiritual values.

The tiny seed has grown into a mighty tree from 83 students in 1860 to 7,853 students in January 2016.

The College functions in three shifts : morning, day and evening, offering UG and PG courses in Humanities, Science, Education, Commerce and Business Administration.

The College also offers various career oriented certificate and diploma courses to college students as well as others.

The College motto "Nihil Ultra" means Nothing Beyond, a motto, significant and suggestive of a noble ideal, of an unconquerable hope, that should urge the Xavierian always to aim high.

The spirit of Xavier's is Majis greater service to greater number of people for the greater glory of God (AMDG)..

St. Francis Xavier
Patron of the College


Fr Felix Raj - Principal A CALL TO XAVERIANS
Dear Xaverians,
St. Xavier's, as you know it well, is a Jesuit institution with one history but many stories, one fire with many sparks; it forms men and women for others, men and women who display competence, commitment, conscience and compassion.  More..


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The Rajarhat development is progressing steadily.. Residential block should be completed by May and the academic block by December 2016.

Justice in the global economy

Global - Special Jesuit report: Justice in the global economy

Since the beginning of his Pontificate, Pope Francis has repeatedly called both the Church and the larger society to turn their attention to issues of justice in today's global economy. This is the challenge taken up in this special report, to reflect on how current economics are affecting inclusion and sustainability and to explore ways in which economics can better respond to the needs of the poor and the environment. It has been published as PJ 121:download pdf ...