About the Founder

About the Founder

About the Founder:

Rev. Fr. Antony Xavier, a priest from Palayamkottai diocese is the Founder of St. Assisi Matrc Higher secondary school at Pavoorchatram. Born in December 1963, he is native of North myloadai, a small hamlet in Tuticorin District.

Ordained priest in 1992 for the Diocese of Palayamkottai, he got himself enrolled as an advocate in the bar council of Tamilnadu in the year 2003. He is a renowned lawyer who practices law to help the poor and downtrodden to get justice through the difficult process of truth. He is a verocious reader of books of several subjects. He is a versatile personality, parish priest, lawyer, academician, orator, basket ball player, a musician, writer and dear friend.

He has made his impact as a pastor in parishes like Karuthapillaiyur, Surandai, Ilayarasanenthal, Thirunelveli Town, Iruthayakulam, Iruthayakulam, and Vadiyur. As a multidimensional personality person, he could expand his scope in the field of education. As a future oriented pastor, he has constructed number of churches, schools buildings, children’s homes and parish houses since 1996. Dreaming for the better future generation, he has founded and established number of educational institutions.

He is resourceful and skillful enough to combine his educational, musical, legal and writing mission with his pastoral work. His melodious songs released by him in his albums ‘Kakkum Devan’ audio Mp3 and ‘Nambukiren’ Mp3’ kept the listeners spell bound. His quest for excellence persuaded him to write various spiritual and legal articles in reputed journals like in ‘Marai Aruvi’ ‘Nam Valvu’ ‘Arulmozhi’ and ‘Parvai’.

He is simple, sincere, serious, kind hearted, helpful, courageous and challenging. Rev. Antony Xavier stands as an example as to how a parish priest should love his people and toil for the upliftment of his parishioners in various aspects and as to how a lawyer should devote himself to the cause of the oppressed and as to how a priest with multidimensional personality should selflessly serve for the Glory of God.

Mr. Lourdu,
Arulanandar College.