|Doña Margarita Roxas de Ayala ( Founder )|
"Colegio de la Immaculada Concepcion de la Concordia", known as Concordia College, was founded by a generous and wealthy widow, Doña Margarita Roxas de Ayala in 1868.
Gifted with a vision to provide a Catholic education for the poor and deserving young girls, she converted her three and-a-half hectare villa, the La Concordia Estate in Paco, Manila, into a school.
On May 3, 1868, the first eight Sisters arrived and managed the operation of the school.
|Old photo of Concordia College|
The medium of instruction was Spanish. With the Daughters of Charity at the helm, Concordia College continued to prosper
with an upward
enrolment towards the end of the nineteenth century.
|Concodia College (present photo)|
During this last decade before the year 2000 and thereafter, Concordia College will remain steadfast as the voice and arm of the Catholic Church.
It will continue to address life with the Vincentian Vision - Mission, core values and thrusts inculcated in its students, personnel, parents, alumni, and other lay partners.
The best way on how to improved this ancestral school is to maintain and continue the operation of emphasizing religion so that this kind of catholic school will be devoted to God. , and also have a Good manners and some old operation in this school.