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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 MinisThe staff and semarians in prayer before the trucks left for keralater, Papal Seminary Vincent Crasta SJ.

The collection of materials was done in collaboration with De Nobili College, Pune and other houses of Jnana-Deepa Vidyapeeth, Pune.

The Papal seminarians and others from the campus were very active for the last one week sorting things out and packing materials ready for transportation.

Fr Minister said that one more truck will leave this evening carrying the relief material.

There are five Papal Seminarians, accompanying the trucks: Br Shamil, Br Jilu, Br Biyon Br Amal and Br Alvin Karlos. They will return immedThe seminarins in front of one of the trucks going to Keralaiately after the relief materials are delivered.

The type of material: Food provision; Medicines, warm clothing(Blankets),towels, toilet articles, candles, cleaning material, biscuits, bed sheets. The relief drive will be over by Sunday.

Fr Vincent and Jacob, who coordinated the activities said, “We happy to note that due to the social media response from local people of Pune is praise worthy.”

The seminarians with the loaded trucksThey have also received good support from the Catholic schools, parishes, religious houses, IT professionals, and well wishers of Pune and Mumbai. The undertaking was inspired by Fr Bhausaheb Sansare, Rector, Papal Seminary and Fr Edward Mudavassery, Rector, De Nobili College, Pune.

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