St. Antony of Padua, the patron of the College was born in Lisbon, Portugal in 1195, in a noble family. St. Antony as a young lad was highly influenced by the life of St. Francis of Assissi he entered the Francis can order to educate and enlighten the young minds.
He preached truth, for bearance and justice. He was a great mistic and who dedicated himself to the selfless service of the humanity and worked tirelessly for the upliftment of Moor's in Africa. After ten years in Francis can order, bringing love and solance to the afflicted and the poor, he was called to his heavenly abode at the young age of 36 in the year 1231.
He is universally known as "The Wonder Worker" helping people to find the lost articles. He is given the honour of a saint by the universal church in the year 1946 by Pope Pius Xl. His feast is celebrated on 13th June every year. We Antoniyan's endeavour to imbibe the spirit of this benevolent saint and perform our duties in all sincerity and honesty to uphold these lofty principles which our college stands for.