Cuddalore – On August 16th the confreres of St. Joseph’s Seminary gathered together to celebrate India’s 69th Independence Day. The Holy Eucharist was offered for the welfare of India. After Mass everyone gathered to pay tribute to our country as Mr. Bosco, a benefactor and friend, hoisted the flag in the Seminary. The celebration continued with a March by the brothers. Next the confreres paid tribute to the nation by professing their Oath and various pyramids were erected and cultural programs performed. Then the Chief Guest, Mr. Bosco, addressed the gathering with his powerful and inspiring message. At last with the national anthem the celebration came to an end.