Koppakka – The first event of St. Guanella Evening School was held at Guanella Bhavan on August 8th. The Italian volunteers, Olga and Carolina, were the special guests for the function. Though it was raining, around 200 children participated from all the villages; rides were arranged to transport them. The gathering began with a song and welcome address. The children rocked with their colorful performances in singing, dancing and acting. The seminarians also entertained the children with dancing. Olga and Carolina spoke to the children and praised them for their talents and courage. Then notebooks and study materials were distributed to the children and a sumptuous meal was provided for everyone to end the gathering. Fr. Ronald was very helpful in preparing the seminary for the function.
Sivagangai – The Yesuvanam community celebrated St. Guanella Evening School’s inauguration on August 17th. About 54 students from Kalluvazhi, Pallithammam, Nedungulam, Puliyadithammam participated in the event. Fr. Kulandai Samy, the Superior, opened the ceremony by lighting the lamp. Fr. Kulandai thanked the students for coming to Yesuvanam and he gave a wonderful message. He asked the children to make use of the evening school, perform well in their studies and wished them a bright future. After the talk, there was a variety of games conducted for the students by the brothers. At last the final blessing was given by Fr. Superior. After the program, supper was provided for the students at Yesuvanam. All were happy and enjoyed in this program.