On April 17, 2016, the long awaited dream of having a new church in Nandigama is initiated by Fr. Jojappa Chinnabathini, the Parish Priest of St. Francis’ Church, Konkepudi. The foundation stone was blessed by Fr. Gregory Polishetti and laid by Very Rev. Fr. Pedro Camilo Simoes, SAC, the Provincial, in the presence of Fr. Bhaskar Rao Gangolu, The Local Rector of Vijayawada Local Community, Fr. Jojappa Chinnabathini, the Parish Priest and Fr. Vijay Raj Mareedu, the Assistant Parish Priest and Sisters and parishioners. We wish Fr. Jojappa and Fr. Vijay all success as they begin the construction work.