Good Shepherd Convent, Kandy

Good Shepherd Convent, Kandy, is a semi-government fee-levying Roman Catholic girls' school in Kandy, Sri Lanka. The convent was established by Sister Mary of St. Magdalence de Pazzi Walsh and Sister Mary of St. Constance in February 1889.[1]

Good Shepherd Convent, Kandy
Peradeniya Road, Kandy, Sri Lanka

Coordinates7°17′29″N 80°37′49″E / 7.29139°N 80.63028°E / 7.29139; 80.63028
School typeSemi-Government
MottoLatin: Fortiter et Suaviter
(Strength and Sweetness)
Religious affiliation(s)Christianity
DenominationRoman Catholic
Patron saint(s)Saint Mary Euphrasia
Established1889; 134 years ago (1889)
FoundersSister Mary of St. Magdalence de Pazzi Walsh, Sister Mary of St. Constance
Sister schoolGood Shepherd Convent, Colombo; St. Bridget's Convent, Colombo
PrincipalChandrika Perera
GradesNursery and 1 - 13
Age2 to 18
Education systemGCE Sri Lanka
LanguageEnglish, Sinhala, Tamil
Houses  St. Brigids
  St. Helenas
  St. Lucias
  St. Marguerites
  St. Terasitas
Color(s)Blue and white
Alumni nameShepherdians


Name of the Principals

(In Chronological Order)[1]

Sister Mary Gertrude
Sister Mary Constance Phelan
Sister Mary Ferrier Allan
Sister Mary Aidan Howlett
Sister Mary Alibe Cosgrave
Sister Mary Cuthbert M. Connel
Sister Mary Claver Shanley
Sister Mary Josheph Deegan
Sister Mary Agnes de Alwis
Sister Mary Carmeline Jayaweera
I. Jayasekara
Sister Mary Laetitia Cooray
Sister Mary Thomas de Cruz
Sister Mary Lalani Gunawardena
Sister Mary Laetitia Cooray
Sister Mary Marjory Silva
Sister Mary Alexandra Mendis
Chandrika Perera Incumbent


  1. ^ a b "History of Good Shepherd Convent, Kandy".[non-primary source needed]