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The community was started at the request of the then Bishop of Mysore Rt. Rev. Dr. S. F. Mathias Fernandes in the year 1982. The purpose was to evangelize through the works of mercy in the field of Education, Health-Care and Socio-Pastoral work.

K.R. Pete taluk which is in Mandya district, has a total population of about 2,30,000 out of which about 200 are Catholics. Gradually the Christian presence has grown during the past 30 years and at present there are about 55 families.

Sisters render their services towards: education of children, faith formation of Catholics, strengthening the moral life of the people, prevention of alcoholism and HIV AIDS. Ashirvad has been a blessing to all without discrimination and it is identified as the best school in K.R.Pete taluk for its discipline, curricular and co-curricular activities. The sisters are forging ahead in imparting quality education.

*CAPITANIO NILAYA - is an offshoot of K.R.Pete was constituted at Theganahalli in view of reaching out to the poor of the society through an English Medium High school.