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24
Oct
Mission Day Celebration

On 24th of October, 2019 Mission day was celebrated with great vigour and vitality at Mangalapuzha seminary, being the Extraordinary Mission Month. The main objectives of the day were to renew and increase the missionar...

23
Oct
Inaguration of the Centenary year o...

The centenary celebrations of S.H League was inaugurated by Retd. Justice Kurian Joseph on 23rd October. S h league which began its operations in the year 1920.S.H League was first named as S H C league

11
Sep
ആർപ്പോ 2019 - മംഗ...

മംഗലപ്പുഴ സെമിനാരിയില്ലേ ഈ വർഷത്തെ ഓണാഘോഷം പതിനൊന്നാം തീയതി നടന്നു. സെമിനാരിയുട...

29
Aug
DEACONS PARENTS DAY

A gathering of the parents of Deacon's were conducted on 29th August 2019 Thursday at Mangalapuzha seminary. Brothers welcomed their family members at 10.00 am and it was followed by a meeting in the auditorium including...

03
Jun
Inauguration of the new academic ye...

The inauguration of the new academic year 2019-2020 of the Pontifical Institute of Alwaye (PIA) was held on 03/06/2019 Monday. The programme started with the con-celebrated Holy Qurbana for which His Beatitude Mar George...

14
Mar
PILGRIMAGE TO MALAYATTOOR

As per the custom the seminary community made a pilgrimage to Malayattoor, the International Pilgrim center in the name of St. Thomas the Apostle who spread first the faith in Christ in India. The hill is believed to be ...

14
Mar
Seminary Closes for Summer Vacation

The seminary is closing today for the long summer vacation of the academic year 2018-2019. There was a concelebrated Holy Qurbana in the morning in thanking God for all the blessings we have received this year and also i...

21
Feb
Gathering of the Parents of Third Y...

A gathering of the parents of third year Philosophy students was conducted on 21st February 2019 Thursday at Mangalapuzha seminary. It is a custom since the last four years to have such family gatherings four the final y...

13
Feb
Visit of the Superior General of OC...

The Mangalapuzha seminary was blessed with the visit of V. Rev. Fr. Saverio (Antonio Gennaro) Cannistrà of the Sacred Heart, Superior General of OCD Fathers, on 13th February 2019. Mangalapuzha is indebted to OCD Father...

12
Feb
Visit of the New Seminary Commissio...

The new seminary commission, appointed by the Syro-Malabar Synod during the last synod started on 7th January 2019, have paid their first visit to the seminary on 12th and 13th February 2019. The chairman of the commissi...

09
Feb
Music Night: Beyond the Beats

Music Night 'Beyond the Beats' of the year 2018-2019 was conducted on 09th February 2019 Saturday. Music Night is the programme conducted by the 'Mangalapuzha Choir' every year. The programme was worth to be noted for t...

22
Jan
Church Unity Octave Prayer Service

Together with the whole faithful who follow Christ, Mangalapuzha Seminary have conducted special payer services in the occasion of Unity Octave which started from 18th January. In addition to the daily prayer services of...

18
Jan
V. Rev. Dr. George Oliapuram - ‘V...

V. Rev. Dr. George Oliapuram, former Rector of the Seminary (1994-2000) and the former President of the Pontifical Institute Alwaye (1994-1997), have awarded the ‘Vaidikaratnam’ by the Syro Malabar Catholic Church o...

16
Jan
New Synodal Commission for Mangalap...

The 27th Syro Malabar Synod began on 7th January 2019 has announced the new team of Synodal Commission for the St. Joseph Pontifical Seminary, Mangalapuzha. The new chairman of the commission is H. E. Mar George Madathi...

07
Jan
The Visit of First Class Relics of ...

The Mangalapuzha seminary was blessed with the presence of the first class relics of St. John Paul II and St. Maria Faustina on 07th January 2019, Monday. The Rector, Professors and seminarians received the relics with ...

07
Jan
New Priests’ Day and the Feast of...

The joint celebration of New Priests’ day and the feast of St. Joseph, the patron of our seminary was conducted on 07th January 2019, Monday. Although the feast of St. Joseph falls on March 19, the seminary community n...

05
Jan
Seminary Re-opened after Christmas ...

After a vacation period of 20 days from December 15th 2018 to January 05th 2019 the seminary came back to its normal functioning on 05th January with the Holy Mass of the whole community led by Rev. Martin Kallungal, Vic...

13
Dec
BATCH PROGRAMME OF SECOND YEAR PHIL...

Second year philosophy students of the Mangalapuzha campus presented their batch programme on 11th December 2018 Thursday in connection with the farewell gathering to the deacons and the Christmas celebrations of the se...

14
Dec
RECEPTION TO H.E. MAR JOHN NELLIKUN...

The seminary community gave a warm welcome to H. E. Mar John Nellikunnel, new bishop of the diocese of Idukki on 12th December 2018. He was a professor in the seminary for several years and had served in many of the i...

13
Dec
FAREWELL TO THE DEACONS

There was a sent off gathering and concelebrated Holy Qurbana in view of the priestly ordination of the deacons of this year on 11th December 2018. The program started with the solemn procession from the grotto of Our L...

06
Dec
FIRST PRIZE IN KERYGMA HOMILY COMPE...

Bro. Charles Thettayil, third year theology student of our seminary has secured first prize in the Inter-seminary Kerygma Homily and Elocution Competition held at St. Thomas Apostolic Seminary, Vadavathoor, Kottayam on 0...

03
Dec
Sacerdotal Golden Jubilee Celebrat...

The seminary community congratulated V. Rev. Msgr. George Olipauram, former Rector of the Seminary (1994 – 2000) on the occasion of celebrating his fiftieth year of priestly ordination. He is currently serving as the P...

03
Dec
FEAST OF ST. FRANCIS XAVIER AND THE...

The feast of the second apostle of India, St. Francis Xavier and the 61st anniversary of IHS (Institute for Home Study) have celebrated in the seminary on December 3 Monday. The celebration of the feast has started on Su...

29
Nov
Seminar on Gaudete et Exsultate

A seminar on the Apostolic Exhortation ‘Gaudete et Exsultate’ have been conducted in the Fr. John Joseph auditorium, Mangalapuzha seminary on 29 November 2018 Thursday from 9.00 am to 12.45 pm. The seminary was a ser...

24
Nov
Mission Exposure Programme

The third year theology students of the Mangalapuzha campus, both inmates and day scholars, a total of 46 in number, had a mission exposure programme in the mission diocese of Mandya in association with the course “Mi...

08
Nov
Home Day celebration 2018-2019

Home day of our seminary of the Year 2018 was celebrated on 7th and 8th October. There was a common gathering of the community on 7th evening from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. in which Fr Rector gave a short message of the day. He...

29
Oct
Sacerdotal Silver Jubilee Celebrati...

As Rev. Fr. Mathew Illathuparambil, the Rector of our seminary celebrates his 25th year of priestly ordination, the seminary community conducted a solemn gathering on 29 October 2018 to congratulate and extend our heartf...

31
Oct
Rosary Devotion

As part of the devotion to the Most Holy Rosary during the month of October, the seminary community dedicated Solemn Rosary from twenty second October to thirty first October. On 31st October 2018, being the end of the m...

21
Oct
MISSION DAY CELEBRATION

The seminary community celebrated the mission day of this year on 25th October 2018. The day is primarily intended to renew and increase the missionary zeal in the hearts of the seminarians and also to collect some amou...

15
Aug
Kerala floods and Mangalapuzha reli...

During the devastating floods that hit Kerala from 15th to 22nd august 2018, our seminary too played an important role. The seminary became the home of one thousand one hundred and fifty peoples who became affected by th...

21
Sep
Book Release

The book “Kathirikkunna Karunyam” edited by Fr. Dr. Luke Thadathil has been released by the Apostolic Administrator of the Ernakulam- Angamaly Archdiocese, Bishop Mar Jacob Manathodath on twenty first September 2018....

05
Oct
ANNUAL SPORTS DAY 2018

The St. Joseph Pontifical Seminary celebrates its annual sports day on fourth and fifth of October 2018. Apart from the last year this year sports day was conducted on the basis of groups and not on the basis of batches....