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St Joseph’s Seminary, Jeppu, Mangalore

A person visiting St Joseph’s Seminary, Mangalore, for the first time, is struck by the majesty of the whole building. As he enters into the gate of the compound, the first thing that strikes his eyes is the two tall majestic towers on either side of the Seminary Church façade, standing solemnly as on guard.


Academic Programme

The Academic Programme in St Joseph’s Interdiocesan Seminary lasts Seven years: three years of Philosophy and four years of Theology Courses, leading to the conferring of the Degree of Bachelor of Philosophy (B. Ph.) and Theology (B. Th.), by the Urban University, Rome.

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“God loves a cheerful giver”

Dear Friend, prayerful greetings from Fr Rector, Staff and students, St Joseph’s Seminary, Jeppu, Mangalore. We greet you in the name of Jesus. We approach you with a kind and sincere request to come to our help. We are very well aware that you are a person who has helped people in some way or the other and have been always generous.


St Joseph's Seminary makes the evangelizing mission of the Church as its mainstay in the training of the future apostles for India, making them, through the power of the Holy Spirit, authentic witnesses of the Risen Lord, by rooting them deeply in the Indian reality, totally committed to God's Kingdom in the local Church, but with an ever wider and broader vision of the Universal Church.

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