June 5th, 2018 by Arjun John
LECTIO BREVIS 2K18
The academic year 2018-19 has officially been inaugurated by His Excellency Most Rev Aloysius Paul D’Souza, the Bishop of Mangalore. The Mass of the Holy Spirit was celebrated in the morning. The rector and staff of the house along with the representatives of different congregations joined the Bishop in offering the Mass. The inauguration ceremony (Lectio Brevis) was conducted in the CM hall. The bishop inaugurated the academic year by lighting the lamp. Since the thrust of this year is spiritual formation, the Bishop spoke a few words about the extreme necessity of having holistic spirituality among priests in the current scenario. The rector, Ver Rev Fr Joseph Martiz, thanked Rev Fr Nelson D’Almeida,who has been transferred from the seminary, for his great service for the community. He also thanked Rev Fr Boniface Pinto for his 2 years of service as the director of human formation of the students of philosophy. Since it was the birthday of the rector, the Bishop and the entire community wished him.