Holy Cross College
Holy Cross College, the first women's college in Kanyakumari District was established by the Sisters of the Cross of Chavanod in 1965 in response to the invitation of the then Bishop Angisamy, Bishop of Kottar with the main purpose of providing University education in a Christian atmosphere to the deserving women students irrespective of caste and creed, with the watchword, Excellence is the expression of the Divine.. Today, we the members of the crossian family are called to make a difference in a world
The college is indebted to Rev. Dr. Roch Agniswamy, the late Bishop of Kottar and to Rev. Dr. Antony Muthu, the late Bishop of Vellore, the then parish priest of Kurusady, the initiative to start it and to late Rev. Mother Yvonne Lavorel, the then Superior Gen- eral and to Rev. Mother I Marie Cecil Vionnet, the then Provincial of the Sisters of the Cross of Chavanod, Province of Tiruchirappalli for assuming responsibility in the establishment of this institu- tion.