The Bon secours congregation has a fascinating prehistory that starts 126 years before it official foundation in 1732. Father Gaston Laurence Coeurdon,French Jesuit missionary was caught in storm on his sail to India. He Vowed to start a Carmelite convent and a refuge home if he reached safely. FatherCoeurdon’s, touched the shore in Pondicherry safe and he was happy that it was God given time to exercise his missionary Zeal and fulfill his vow. With the support of a pious young woman and two widows he started a small home in a hut in Ariyankuppam 1748.
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According to the goals of our Congregation we establish homes for the forsaken by giving refuge. By rehabilitating the forsaken we give them hope and help them continue their journey joyfully.
Relishing Cherishing the reminiscences of the glorious 50 Years Our Sisters Sr. Mary Assumptia, Sr. Mary Juliana, Sr. Mary Seraphine, Sr.Mary Thomas Aquinas, Sr.Mary Adelaide, Sr.Mary Sebastine Celebrated their golden Jubilee on 2nd May2015 ,Saturday at Bon Secours College , Vilar, Thanjavur.