About us Marello Public School is a part of the Marello Campus of Studies under the management of the Catholic Priests of the Oblates of St Joseph. It is located at Perumpilly, Narakal, in the Island of Vypeen, about 12 kms from the city of Kochi in Kerala. Set in an idyllic surroundings of 5 acre green patch of original land that still owns its peaceful serenity with trees and palm groves touching upon Kerala’s own traditional water ponds and little canals. Today, the School caters to over 600 children from differing social, religious and economic backgrounds in classes Kindergarten to Std VIII, which is expected to reach up to Std. XII in the next five years. Established in the year 2008, it has already gained a reputation as being a school for the ordinary, with extra-ordinary dreams and growth prospects. As a Visitor to this site, your interest in Marello Public School is greatly appreciated, and Thank You !! History : The Oblates of St Joseph,(OSJ, for short) a religious organization founded by Bishop St Joseph Marello in the mid- nineteenth century, has a long history of educational activities and youth formation in Perumpilly, Narakal, which is about 12 kms from the city of Kochi in Kerala. Marello Public School, a part of Marello Campus of Studies, is an educational endeavor of the Congregation of the Oblates of St Joseph(OSJ). Bishop St Joseph Marello,Our Founder : The School has been named after St Joseph Marello (1844 – 1895). He was born in the Province of Piedmont in Italy in the year 1844. He became a priest in 1868, and a Bishop in 1888. In the year 1884, Joseph Marello founded the Congregation of the Oblates of St Joseph He died in 1895 at the age of 51, and was declared a Saint by Pope John Paul II. St Joseph Our Patron St Joseph is the Patron of the School. He is the most revered saint of the Catholic Church. Bishop Marello was greatly influenced by the holy, just and virtuous life of Saint Joseph, and, therefore gave the Saint’s name to the Organization he founded. March 19 is the feast of St Joseph, which is marked as the Patron’s Day.