Saturday, June 18, 2016

College Day at St. Lawrence of Brindisi, Rome

The annual college day was celebrated with fervour and enthusiasm......everyone took great interest.....most of the students have finished their exams and now getting ready to go for the summer ministry....some of those who completed their studies are now heading back to the province....the General minister encouraged them to use what they have learnt here in Rome....for the formation.....He thanked the rector and the staff....all the others who run the college.....
 The faithful along with the friars for the Eucharist
 In his usual style of preaching....everyone listens to his homily as they are very interesting and practical.....
 Vicar General With Roy Joseph who works for Propaganda Fide....

 Lovely college building.......the twilight shines on the building....glowing and making it look beautiful....
 The crispy Papad.....prepared by Indian friars......
 The friars are slowly gathering in the Piazza after the Mass....


 The Indian friars are ready to serve the food......

 It is time to chat a little bit in spanish.....now everybody wants to speak and learn spanish like i did....

 Lehmann is always surrounded by friars.....
 The general minister after a beautiful homily on the ongoing formation......

 Friars from Maharashtra.....Benhur calling out to Brian.....


 Goa and Maharashtra friars........
 Oh it is tasty stuff.......sitting on the grass......eating spicy food.....
 Everyone enjoying ....good weather.....

 Indian food is a big hit every year....this year....the queue was pretty long....many dishes....Goan, south Indian, North Indian and other common dishes were prepared.....well done brothers...
 Friends and those who work for the college along with their families were invited......for the celebration

Dancing to the tunes of Indian Music.......everyone shaking their legs....even the sisters joined in....friars were in high spirit.....wonderful to be together......
 Sisters from Mumbai who were in Rome were invited by one friar from Mumbai to join the celebration......

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