Papal Seminary in Pune joyfully marks its 125th Jubilee celebrations on 6th, 7th and 8th of November, 2018. His Excellency Rev. Msgr. Emmanuel Kadankavil, VG, Eparchy of Kalyan, will be the chief celebrant of the Holy Mass at 7:00 pm, on the first day of the celebration.
On 7th November, 2018, Rev. Fr. Bhausaheb Sansare, SJ, Rector of the Papal Seminary will officially inaugurate the celebration and welcome the papalites. His Eminence Moran Mor Baselios Cleemis, Major Archbishop of the Syro-Malankara Catholic Church, will be the main celebrant of the Holy Mass at 11:00 am. Rev. Dr. George Pattery SJ, POSA, will be the concelebrant for the Holy Mass. There will be meetings scheduled in batches.
On 8th November, 2018, an academic seminar will be conducted in order to discuss about ‘Ministering to the Contemporary India Church: Challenges and Opportunities’, for which His Grace Bishop Mar Jacob Manathodath of Palghat Diocese who is also the Apostolic Administrator of the Archdiocese of Ernakulam-Angamaly, will be the chief guest. At 6:00 pm, Rt. Rev. Peter Machado, Archbishop of Bangalore, will be celebrating the concluding Holy Mass and at 8:00 pm, His Grace Bishop Thomas Dabre of Pune, will address the gathering with the Jubilee message.