"I have run the race… now there is laid up for me the crown of righteousness" (2 Tim 4:7-8

If you happen to visit St. Pius College in the evenings between 4 – 5:30 pm, you will be greeted by a young man running in the campus. As you make your way from the watchman's cabin to the seminary entrance, this young man will have lapped you a couple of times. This seminarian is not being punished for committing any fault. He is a man on a mission. Meet Bro. Melborn Leo Poshapir, from Our Lady of the Sea Church, Uttan, studying in 2nd Year Philosophy. Melborn has a childhood love for running and as he grew he developed a passion for it. Ironically it helps him relax and de-stress himself after a long day of classes and other activities. He is the hands down winner of the annual St. Pius "

Pongal Celebrations at St. Pius X College

St. Pius X College is known for its many traditions which go back a long way. One of the annual traditions which is looked forward to with great enthusiasm is the celebrations of the Pongal festival. Pongal is basically a harvest festival celebrated by Tamilians on the first day of the month Thai, corresponding to January 14 or 15 in the regular calendar. It is a time to thank the Lord for the bountiful harvest with which he blesses his people. The Tamil brothers who study at St. Pius College take the initiative in celebrating this festival with great fervor. They are enthusiastically assisted by the rest of the house. The seminary celebrated the Pongal festival on Tuesday, 22nd January with

St. Pius X Family Day 2019

06th January 2019, the feast of the Epiphany, will be a day fondly remembered by the entire community of St Pius X Seminary and their families. This day brought together the Bombay seminarians along with their parents, siblings and relatives for a day of prayer, fun and fellowship.This Family Day was also special as it included the wives and family members of the Candidates for Permanent Diaconate, also called the CPD's, who support these men in their vocation towards the Permanent Diaconate. The day commenced with the Eucharist celebrated by His Eminence Cardinal Oswald Gracias. In his homily His Eminence spoke about the gifts presented by the Magi to the Infant Lord and how the families of

Bombay Brothers' Excursion to the Land of Grapes

On the 4th of January 2018 the brothers studying for the Archdiocese of Bombay accompanied by our Rector Fr. Aniceto Pereira and Fr. Prashant Padu went for an overnight excursion to Nashik. This excursion was planned to provide us with a platform to interact with each other and form bonds lasting a life time. There were various highlights from this trip which ranged from interacting and seeking inspiration from his Lordship Bishop Lourdes to mustering up our sense of unity and also pushing our bus which simply refused to start! For me personally this trip has truly been a success, I have gotten to know my fellow brothers much better. Interaction in the seminary is at times restricted to the

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