Feast of St. Thomas, the Patron Saint of the Seminary was celebrated on 20th and 21st of December 2018.
The Perunnal Kodiyettu was done by His Grace Dr. Abraham Mar Seraphim, Metropolitan of Bangalore Diocese on 16th December 2018 after Holy Qurbana.
The chief celebrant of this year’s Perunnal service was His Grace Dr. Joseph Mar Dionysius, Metropolitan of Calcutta diocese. On 20th December, evening prayer was followed by a colourful procession. In the Public gathering after the benediction, devotional songs were sung by Miss Sreya Anna Joseph (Playback Singer) and the devotional address was given by Rev. Fr. Jobin Varghese (Secretary, Gregorian Community, Roha). Many hundreds of villagers from villages around STOTS, came to attend the programme.
On 21st December, after Holy Qurbana, procession in the Seminary premises was held followed by benediction. After Holy Qurbana, His Grace released the Seminary’s new prospectus and also a book titled “Thoughtful quotes for Fruitful Lives” compiled by Rev Dn. Shinu K. Thomas. This year Rev. Fr. George Varghese served as Perunnal Convener and Rev. Dn. Robin Varghese as the Student Convener.