On April 05, 2016 the Community of Pallotti Vidyanam, Vijayawada celebrated the Silver Jubilee of Pallotti Vidyanam, our minor seminary. Most Rev. T. Joseph Raja Rao SMM, the Bishop of Vijayawada, presided over the thanksgiving Holy Eucharist concelebrated by Very Rev. Fr. Pedro Camilo Simoes, the Provincial, Fr. Jwarnes Reddy D., the members of the Provincial Council, the Local Rectors of Vijayawada and Secunderabad Local Communities, many of our confreres and diocesan priests. Many Religious and lay faithful from in and around Vijayawada took part in this joyful celebration. After the Holy Eucharist, the Bishop, Fr. Provincial and Fr. Jwarnes Reddy D., the Jubilarians and Fr. Thomas Tharakunnel, who was instrumental in the construction of the VOC, were also felicitated. We congratulate and thank Fr. Rayapa Reddy, the Director and community for planning and organising this celebration.