Gathering of the newly ordained priest of our Province took place on 3rd March at Assumption House, Bangalore. Eight priests, ordained in April-May 2009, attended this gathering. The day began with an introductory session by Rev. Fr.Susayan Sathyanesan SAC our provincial, followed by a talk on ‘Pastoral Spirituality’ by Fr. Xavier Sanjivi CSSR, Director, Nava Spoorthy Kendra, Bangalore. There was concelebrated Holy Eucharist presided over by Fr.Charles Fernandes SAC, the Novice Master. After the lunch there was an open sharing of experiences of the first year of priesthood, animated by the provincial. This gathering which is part of an ongoing formation was a great opportunity to share, evaluate and to plan for the effective ministry as priests.