The Saints are Still Marching in

By Jeremy Koay

July 2017 FEATURE
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Now 165 years old, SXI continues to touch hearts and change lives.The long history of St. Xavier’s Institution is both a humble saga and an inspiring story. Back in 1786, the year Penang was founded, French Catholic priest Reverend Father Domino Arnaldo Antonio-Garnault arrived from Kedah1. Garnault and his Christian congregation had fled Siam to escape persecution.He set about establishing a school in a mangrove swamp in a small attap shed, using Malay as the medium of instruction. This is...

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Jeremy Koay

is a business student and proud former Xaverian who is a strong advocate of e-sports and potatoism.