Grade 2 Field Trip, July 2017
Visit to St. Thomas Basilica, Santhome
On the bright sunny morning of 5th July 2017 the enthusiastic Grade 2 students boarded the buses to proceed towards St. Thomas Basilica church.
Walking into the church they were welcomed by the cool and serene atmosphere. Sitting on the wooden benches was an experience for many. The tall stained glass windows looked down on them. The church was rich with paintings and pictures of the scenes from the Bible and of bishops and popes.
The underground chapel of St. Thomas a place of great sanctity was opened for them to see. They then walked to the church museum, relics, rare books and pictures of the church through the years were on display.
It was indeed a valuable learning experience. The lofty principles of respecting all religions was at the core of this trip.