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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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  • Inauguration of Quasquicentennial Jubilee of Papal Seminary

    The inauguration of the Jubilee of Papal Seminary was held on Saturday, June 23, 2018. Rt Rev Thomas Dabre, Bishop of Pune  was the Main Celebrant a the Inaugural Eucharist  Celebration. Rt Rev Anil Couto, Archbishop of Delhi and Archbishop Thomas Mar Koorilos, Tiruvalla in the presence of  Msgr. Patrick Zay Han, Principal Secretary

  • Episcopal Visitation of Papal Seminary

    Papal Seminary is happy to welcome the Episcopal Visitation Team on 20th to 22nd June.  The team members met the students, staff and administrators separately. The members of the team were Rt Rev Thomas Dabre, Bishop of Pune (chairperson), Rt Rev Anil Couto, Archbishop of Delhi and Archbishop Thomas Mar Koorilos, Tiruvalla. Papal