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History Brief Josephine Margaret Bakhita, F.D.C.C. (ca. 1869 – 8 February 1947) was a Sudanese-born former slave who became a Canossian Religious Sister in Italy, living and working there for 45 years. In 2000 she was declared a saint by the Catholic Church. Her feast is 8th February every year. She grew up in royal family as she says in her autobiography: "I lived a very happy and carefree life, without knowing what is suffering. In February 1877, she was kidnapped by Arab slave traders, She was cruelly forced to walk barefoot about 960 kilometers (600 mi) to El Obeid and was already sold and bought twice before she arrived there. Over the course of twelve years (1877–1889) she was resold again three more times and then given away. It is said that the trauma of her abduction caused her to forget her own name; she took one given to her by the slavers, bakhita, Arabic for lucky. She was also forcibly converted to Islam. Saint Josephine Bakhita is venerated as a modern African saint, and as a statement against the brutal history of the European and American slave trade and its Christian endorsement. A strong missionary drive animated her throughout her entire life - "her mind was always on God and her heart in Africa" A young student once asked Bakhita: "What would you do, if you were to meet your captors?" Without hesitation she responded: "If I were to meet those who kidnapped me, and even those who tortured me, I would kneel and kiss their hands. For, if these things had not happened, I would not have been a Christian and a religious today".
The founders of St. Bakhita Elite School (Helen & Joseph) are staunch Christian Catholics from birth, faith, believe, philosophy and doctrine. Hence, devotes their occupation in core principal values of Christian doctrine as mentioned below in brief. Christian based schools are distinct from their public school counterparts in focusing on the development of individuals as practitioners of the Christian faith. The leaders, teachers and students are required to focus on four fundamental rules initiated by the Church and school. This includes the Christian identity of the school, education in regards to life and faith, celebration of life and faith, and action and social justice. Like other Christian-affiliated institutions, St. Bakhita Elite School is nondenominational, in that accepts anyone regardless of religion or denominational affiliation, race or ethnicity, or nationality, provided the admission or enrollment requirements and legal documents are submitted, and rules & regulations are obeyed for a fruitful school life.
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St. Bakhita Elite School aims to pursue an excellent brand in academic learning that incorporates creative skills standards for our children’s future elite society.
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