Vision :

Faith filled and empowered women united for just society.

Mission :

To promote gender equality in the church and society, empowered women in economic, social, educational, political and cultural spheres.


  1. Organized active women cell in the parish/ mission Centers.
  2. gender sensitized faith full in the parish / mission centers.


Objectives :

  • By 2019 the diocesan level the active team will be formed and trained who will be taking initiative to train all other women cells.
  • by 2019 the existing 18 women cells in parish/ mission centers will be revitalized for active participation in the church and develop love for the Earth our common home. By 2019 at least 5 new women cells will be formed and exercises their rightful role in the church and society.
  • by 2019 each denary , one model women cell will be identified and trained in leadership to motivate other groups.
  • by the 2019 at least 50% of the Faithfull in the parish/ mission centers will be trained on gender sensitivity and equity in family and day today life.

Annual Report of Women Commission GULBARGA DIOCESE March 2018 to April 2019

Activity Methodology Who/When/Where/How many Out come Impact
1.Monthly meetings
-Lectio Divine
-Holy hour
-Talk on women role.
-Gender policy
Pp and person in charge Every month in all 21 groups in all over the parishes/Mission Centers
Women are interested to take part in prayer. Regularly attend the meetings though by fours some time.
Few families are started family prayers, some families read the word of god, Women take initiatives In common work of the church .
2.Formation of new group
Talk on women real Gender Sensitivity, the importance of family prayer so .on .
p.p. person in charge , on27/7/18 , in Nimbur 11 members
27/7/18,in Kandugole 13 members .
On 20/8/18 in Chalkapur St Rita w.c , 20 member
On 11/4/2018,Mother Theresa w.c 30members
Women are happy to come for prayer , monthly meetings , unity and solidarity is build among the groups.
There is thirst for spiritual needs , Few families started prayers in their families,
3. Girl child day celebration
Each girl child was given importance recognizing their worth , welcoming them Offering flowers by them to mother Mary. And verities of food prepare by many families and Served to all in common .girl children given more attention, sport conducted, Prizes were distributed.
P.P Person in charge Team members, and parents, on 8/9/ 18. In most of the parishes/Mission Centers
Many girls who came to the church were very happy. They feel the importance of the prayer
Every girl child is loved by their Parents, respect their dignity, send them for Study even higher studies. Child marriages are stopped.
4.Retreet and prayer at Kowdial
Holy mass Vigil prayer, perching the word of God
20 Women from Gulbarga 30 women from Udbal attended 2 days night vigil prayer at Kowdial. On 1st & 2nd September 2018. 6 women from Gulbarga, 3 women from Udbal, 5 women from Talmadgi took part in chain Rosary on 18th & 19th Oct 2018.
They feel importance of prayer in their life
They volunteer to go to Koudial and spend time in prayer. They have the desire to go to potta for 1 week To spend time in prayer.
5. Women’s day Celebration
Talk on Gender sensitization, input session on the theme “Better balance better world”
All women in the mission centers and parishes joined with the other women to celebrate the day. Various dates and various places in the diocese of Gulbarga. Those in charges were Orbit, Sava Sangam staff, parish priests and animators of women commission.
. They are aware of the dignity and respect that is due of every person both women and men.
Everyone is equally responsible to form just and peaceful society.

Action Plan for women’s commission, Gulberga, 2015 – 2016.

Activity How Who Resources Indicator Result
Objective - 1
All the exisiting Women cells in the parishes/Missions.
Visiting and collecting the report of the activities done
Secretory & team members, PP, sister incharge
T.A, Stationary
Personal Visits
Identified trainned personals. (M.G)
Awareness on Gender Policy of the Church
To all the sellected members of Gulberga & Bidar Dinary
Talk, Input sessions & Discussions
Secratory, co-ordinator of the deanory & PP
Food,T.A for the resource person & Stationary
Month of Nov,15 Collaboration with laity comm.
members gain the knowledge of gender equality
Objective - 2
Training on the concept of Women's cell
Priests, Concerned sisters,office bearrers of W.C
Resource personal Talk, Input sessions & Discussions
from the region or one who the knowledge
Food, T. A,& Hall
Dec-Jan, 2015-16 For zonal level prog.
members gain the knowledge of Women's comm.
Visits to model cells
Group members.
Few women from the group could be taken
Secretory & team members
T. A & Hall
Mar-16 Model W.C is identified
Women learn & by seeing & adopt in their groups.
Objective - 3
Awareness on capacity building
All the leaders of W.C and incharge persons
Talk, Input sessions & Discussions
Secretory, P.P & team members
Food & T. A
Feb,2016 - Zonal level training
Model W.C are formed to build just society.
Objective - 4
Leadership training
sellected members
Talk, Input sessions & group Discussions
Secretory, P.P Resource person
Refreshment Prizes & T.A
W.C members are trained leaders
Faith filled vibrant leaders, model W.C in the diocese
Fr. Santhosh Dias

Fr. Santhosh Dias

Commission for Health care