An MOU for a Common Philosophy Study House in Varca, Goa, called St. Gerard Majella Study House was signed on 16th May 2018 by the Provincial, Fr. S. Arulanandam (for The Province of Bangalore) and the V. Provincial, Fr. Joseph Ivel Mendanha (for the V. Province of Majella) in the presence of Fr. Michael Brehl, Superior General and Fr. Jovencio Ma, Conference Co-Ordinator and Fr. Sebastian Anidato, General Consultor.
This common Study house has been already operating for 4 years as a common Philosophy Study House for the two Units in India. There are 13 students in Philosophy from the two units.
There is already a MOU for a common Novitiate between the two units, and a MOU for a common Theology Institute between the three units in India. This is now an important step forward for joint collaboration in Formation in the country.