The Christmas celebration for the teaching and non – teaching staff at St. Joseph’s Arts and Science College, Pavaratty was truly a memorable one. The day unfolded as a heartwarming event, graced by the esteemed presence of the Director Fr. Jijo Theethai CMI and Principal Dr. Joshi C. O. Every member of the academic community felt appreciated with refreshments, cakes and tokens of acknowledgment, fostering a sense of camaraderie and gratitude. A unique and enchanting element was introduced with the Christmas Day friend gift exchange, adding an extra layer of joy and excitement.Carol songs and dance by staff members added colour to this festive occasion. As the celebration drew to a close, there was contentment and joy and every participant left with not only physical tokens of the season but also their hearts filled with the true spirit of Christmas, creating lasting memories and strengthening the bonds that make the academic community a close-knit family.