Papal Seminary, Pune, is the national seminary for India, catering to the formation of seminarians from all over India.  As a national seminary, it serves all the three rites of the Catholic Church in India.

Founded in 1893 at Kandy, Sri Lanka, it was transferred to Pune in 1955.  Today it houses more than 160 seminarians who pursue their philosophy or theology studies, for whom Papal Seminary is “The Home of Love.”

This academic year is very special for the Home of Love, since we are celebrating its quasquicentennial (125 years). All alumni are specially invited on November 7-8, 2018 for this very special event.  You are welcome!

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  • 15 Papalites Travel to Kerala to Help the Flood Victims

    In order to bring some solace to the victims of flood, 15 (+1) Papalites, along with 20 from JDV, travelled to Kerala on 5th September, 2018.  They started the journey at 5:00 PM with a prayer at the Grotto, Papal Seminary. After 30 hours of scenic journey along the Konkan route, they

  • Papal Seminary feels with the affected people of Kerala

    On Wednesday August 23, after noon two trucks carrying the relief material leave for Paravur, Kerala, one of the most affected areas. We were approached by the authorities there seeking help, so started collecting material, said Fr Minister, Papal Seminary Vincent Crasta SJ. The collection of materials was done in