Saint John the Baptist, the patron of the Sisters of St.John was founded in 1919. It started its presence in India in 1972. The society responds to the needs of the time and is engaged in various activities such as Education both formal and informal, rehabilitation of the disabled and destitute, health care, empowerment of women, spiritual and pastoral care etc.
St.John the Baptist is a prophet who prepared the way for Jesus Christ. The initials ‘J’ and ‘B’ are joined and crowned by the Cross forms the main part of the Emblem. The waves suggest the waters of river Jordan where St.John the Baptist baptized thousands of people. The Holy Bible shows John as the man of integrity, the fearless ascetic, the humble and selfless forerunner of Christ. The burning torch in the emblem is a symbol of his zealous life. The zeal for God’s kingdom fills him with fire. John stood for TRUTH and JUSTICE and risked his head and his future. He remains as burning torch for us and for the people of all times.