The SCJ guests were invited to Vanpadu village where Eluru SCJs recently began to minister. The guests were invited to the front of the chaple.
Children greeted each guest with the gift of a rose.
Fr. Martin addresses the congregation.
Fr. Jack Kurps (USA) poses with villagers.
Fr. Charlie goes to the village every Sunday to help with the liturgy.
The guests begin their bus trip to various places near the SCJ seminary in Gorantla.
Visiting a Jain temple.
Visiting a near by poor village where SCJs do ministry.
Visiting a Buddhist center.
Visiting a Hindu temple.
The tour finished with lunch with the Good Shepherd Sisters in Amaravathi, where the Sisters run an informal school for child laborers.