Sunday, January 12, 2020

Pronuncio Giovanni Baptistta visited Pune Diocese

His Excellency Giovanni Baptistta, Papal Nuncio To India and Nepal made a pastoral visit to the diocese of Pune yesterday. The Bishop of Pune had organised a whole day program for him. The various parish organisation, youth, altar servers and many other institute connected to the church were invited for the morning session. The Nuncio interacted and communicated with them. In the evening he addressed the clergy, religious men and women who gathered in a large number.....he spoke about the call to be voice of Jesus and live the consecrated life in a worthy manner.....
 After which he took some few questions from the priests and religious and answered them very diplomatically......

 The talk was organised in the Cathedral hall
 The High Mass was celebrated in the Cathedral....a lot of faithful participated.....the diocese also concluded the year of the
 The Diocese also inaugurated the year for the "differently abled" .....a diocesan priest who is handicapped will be incharge of organising and celebrating the year in the diocese...
 Few differently abled children participated in the Mass very actively as they did the reading and sang hymns......








Friday, January 10, 2020

Fraternity Day at La Verna Pune.........

Br. John, Rector's birthday falls soon after Christmas on 28th and most of the friars are out for Christmas ministry....so we celebrate it after all have returned from their ministry....it was decided to have a fraternity day yesterday ....
 Morning began with an Eucharistic adoration,,,,,on the theme "Communion in the Community"
 The brothers cooked the food....including me....my own speciality
 In the evening we celebrated the Eucharist ...Br. John as the main celebrant and i preached the homily on the Gospel friendship in the community...
 After the Eucharist we had singing competition group and solo...we the priests friars also participated......
 All the three years brothers put up a group song and solo song....
 We had a dinner after the competition.....two of our capuchins who are studying in JDV were invited to join for the celebration one is from St. Thomas and one from St. Fidelis province....
 After dinner we played Housie Housie game........