Created: 15 February 2018
In the spirit of the year dedicated to pray for Lay missionary vocations and especially to discover and reflect on the person of Rev. Br. Felice Tantardini, Servant of God, the First year Philosophy seminarians of PIME Vidya Bhavan Pune, the last week presented a seminar on the theme, “The lay Missionary Br. Felice Tantardini.”
The topics presented by the seminarians and elaborated in the discussions that followed were: The Lay brotherhood and the teachings of the Church on lay brotherhood; The mission of Burma and the first seeds of PIME that were sown by the early missionaries in Burma; The life and works of Br.Felice Tantardini which is a model to all the people.
In the time allotted for clarifications and questions, a further deepening in the understanding of lay missionaries and the work of PIME was brought about. Among the participants together with all the equip and seminarians at PIME Vidya Bhavan, the Superior General Rev. Fr. Ferruccio Brambillasca and his three assistants Rev. Fr. Davide Sciocco, Rev. Fr. Gabriel Costa and Rev. Fr. Paolo Ballan were in attendance.
There were congratulatory comments given by all present to the first year seminarians commending their hard work and research. A booklet with all the topics presented in the seminar was released by Rev. Fr. Ferruccio Brambillasca.