“125 Years Together and Forever”
Sacred Heart Convent, a leading girls’ school in the South, turned 125 years on 24th November 2021 in its magnificent journey.
Mother SHC celebrated its proud legacy of 125 years
leading with the theme of “125 Years Together and Forever”.
In 1896 five pioneering sisters founded Sacred Heart
Convent in Galle with just seven students.
Quasquicentennial celebration was held on 24th November
2021 at the Centenary Hall. The Chief Guest of the occasion was Very Rev. Fr.
Charles Hewawasam, Vicar General of Galle Diocese while Rev. Sr.Ajitha
Fernando, Mother Provincial, Sisters of Charity of Jesus and Mary and Dr. W.W.
Gamage, Hon. Governor of Southern Province graced this occasion as Guests of
A commemorative postage stamp marking this memorable
occasion was issued as a part of the event.