Kopakka – June 27th was a great day for Ankanagudem Guanella Bhavan seminary officially kicked off the feast day of St. John Maria Vianney on Aug. 4th. There are 29 first year students and two college students from various Indian states. This one-year program is considered an orientation which aims at initiating the youngsters into seminary life while verifying their inner motivations and enriching their knowledge and skills. Fr. Peter Sebastian along with other community members celebrated the Holy Eucharist and inaugurated the scholastic year entrusting the formation program into the hands of the Mother of Divine Providence.
Koppaka – Guanella Bhavan (Minor Seminary) is winding up its formation program for the 2015-2016 scholastic year as summer vacation approaches. The entire family gives thanks to the Lord for the many blessings the Lord has showered upon the students throughout the year. The seminary fondly remembers with thankfulness the support of the Provincial and his team and the benefactors for their generosity. Special gratitude goes to the Superior, Fr. Peter Sebastian, and the entire community for their guidance and cooperation. The seminary holds in great esteem the domestic staff, parents of the seminarians and the entire resource team who nurtured them. The seminarians truly invested their time and energy into discerning their vocation while improving their basic life skills and human qualities. They went through a well tailored formative program with freedom and responsibility and tried their best to grow in various dimensions of human life.
Mysore – The Preethiya Sevakaru formation house held English Academy on Jan 18th. Fr. Charles Pro, the rector of Kopaka Minor Seminary, adorned the occasion. Johnson and David Kumar delivered speeches on friendship and joint family. James presented a solo dance, while Charles exhibited his singing talent. The program was emceed by John Sagayaraj. In his presidential address Fr. Charles congratulated and encouraged the candidates and gave his choicest blessings.