Loreto Convent School, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh

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Name of the School               :                   Loreto Convent School

Board :                                      :                   CBSE

Type :                                        :                   Day Campus

Address :                                  :                   Gulistan Colony, Lucknow, Uttar Pradesh 226001

Classes :                                   :                   Nursery – XII Grade

Mobile No                                 :                  0522 223 7222

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Brief About the School           :                                                                                                                                              Loreto was founded in 1616 by an English woman, Mary Ward (1585–1645).It pioneered a new type of religious life, which undertook the education of girls as its main work. The 18th century saw the spread in development of the institute in England and Europe. It was introduced into Ireland by Frances Teresa Ball, who in 1821 established the first House of the Irish branch there. She called it Loreto, the name by which all subsequent foundations are known.                                                                                                                                       The Loreto Sisters came to India in 1841 and established schools in Northern India. The aim of the school is to give its pupils a sound moral education while devoting special attention to their intellectual, social and physical development.                                                                                                                                                             In 1872, a group of seven Sisters led by Mother Joseph Hogan, arrived in Lucknow. They came from Darjeeling at the invitation of Rev. Paul Tosy, the Catholic Bishop of Lucknow. They were given a welcome by the Parish Priest, Father Lewis, who conducted them to the house he had secured for them adjoining to the Church, in what is now Shahnajaf Road. It was in this House that the first Loreto School started in Lucknow on 4 November 1872.

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