News & Events


The Diocesan Level CRI Meeting at Kalaburagi :

The CRI meeting at the diocese level took place on July 6th at 10 a.m at Sugyan Gulbarga. It  was attended by 65 members from four districts. The President of CRI  Fr Antony Das S.J Mission Superior of Jesuits in Vijayapura, CRI  Secretary Sr Rochana CSST of St Joseph Convent Gulbarga    have organized this meeting. Bishop Robert […]


Diocesan Level Mission Orientation Programme

The Diocesan Level Mission Orientation Programme was held on 14th June 2019 at Sugyan the dioceses pastoral centre . 92 participants (Priests and Sisters) from all the  four districts   took part in this programme. The Programme began with a Praise and Worship conducted by Fr Vincent Pereira. Bishop Robert addressed the gathering and stressed the […]


Inauguration of Year of Youth:

Bishop of Gulbarga announced and invited all the Youth, Parish Priests, and Religious to inaugurate the year of Youth on 9th June, on Pentecost Sunday. All over the diocese the Year of Youth was inaugurated very meaningfully displaying the Logo. Thanks to Fr. Clevan Gomes, The secretary for the commission of Youth.  


Education Commission- Orientation Programme:

The Commission for Education organised a day’s Seminar for all the Managers,  HMs, Principals & Clerical Staffs of  Catholic Institutions at Sugyan, Pastoral centre , Gulbarga on 8th June 2019 . Bishop in his introductory talk spoke about the Education Policy of the Church. Resource persons Dr Chandrashekar S  Principal of Siddharth Law College spoke […]

Bhalki Parish News&Events

Catechetical Seminar at Bhalki

Fr. Wilbert Lobo, Secretary of the Commission for Catechetics organised a day’s seminar on You Cat for the catechism teachers, Priests , sisters and youth on 5th  January 2019 at Bhalki. Rev. Fr Vijay Machado, the Director of Mangala Jyothi Publication, Mangalore, was the resource person of the day. He spoke on importance of catechism, […]


Orientation Programme for Teachers

GDES and St. Joseph’s School jointly organised an Orientation Programme for the Teachers of Religious and Diocesan Educational Institution in Gulbarga deanery at Mother Theresa Hall Gulbarga on 31st May    2019. The programme was inaugurated by Bishop and Resource Person Mr Jairaj, the Principal of Diploma College. Fr Vijayraju the Parish Priest of Mother of Divine […]

Humnabadh Mission News&Events

Career Guidance Programme at ORBIT

Youth, Education and Sponsorship Commissions jointly organized two days of Career Guidance programme at ORBIT on 7-8th May. More than 60 students of S.S.L.C and P.U.C participated. Thanks to Frs. Clevan Gomes, Vincent Thoras and Vincent Pereira for guiding the little once for future studies.

Institutions/ Mother Theresa Hospital News News&Events

Physiotherapy and NLEP at Mother Theresa Hospital: Gulbarga.

Mother Theresa Charitable Hospital, organized Physiotherapy  for the children with physical disabilities . 22 children benefited from this camp.  Hospital has also started the care  and treatment of the Leprosy Patients having ulcers. They are treated free of cost under the NLEP.  A programme of 35 women health groups of the neighboring villages also went […]


Vocation camp

Vocation camp was organized by Fr. David D’Souza, the Rector of the minor seminary  here at Kristashram, Kaudiyal on 25thApril 2019.  17 children benefited from the camp.

Humnabadh Mission News&Events

Pre Cana at Orbit

Pre-cana course was organized by the Family Commission on 27- 28th April 2019 here at ORBIT.   42 candidates prepared themselves for the Sacrament of Marriage, Recourse persons of the day  also did well. Their lessons were appreciated by the participants.


Prerana & Sankalpa 2019 

GDES (Gulbarga Diocesan Education Society) organized  three weeks of Sankalpa Camp for the High School students at Sugyan on 26th March 2019.  90 + students  participated and made best use of the opportunity. Children were given classes on Science, Maths and Spoken English by the qualified teachers .  Afternoon they were also given faith formation, […]


Inauguration of the Journey of the KRYC Cross

Bishop of Gulbarga inaugurated the Journey of the Cross here at Cathedral on 14th April 2019 by handing over the Karnataka Reginal Youth Convention Cross to Fr. Stany Goveas the parish Priest of Cathedral parish. It will be taken to parish to parish with the devotion and prayer by  our youth.  


Chrism Mass

The Priests and Religious spent their Day in prayer and recollection at Cathedral on 11th April 2019 . Rev. Fr Praveen Harry D’Souza OFM, The Provincial superior of the OFM in India, gave an inspiring talk on the Passion of Christ. In the afternoon Religious joined for the talk  on  ‘Gaudete et Exsultate’ and the diocesan […]


Bishop celebrated his 68th Birthday

On the occasion of 68th birthday of Bishop Robert Miranda, felicitation programme was organized at Sugyan, Pastoral centre along with the Children of Sankalpa Camp. In the morning a  prayer service, and in the evening Bishop celebrated thanksgiving holy Eucharist with the priests along with a few pepole. After the mass a short felicitation programme was […]


Reporting Diocesan Pastoral Plan: Annual Evaluation

The Pastoral Plan Reporting of the Activities of Bidar, Gulbarga and Bijapur denaries took place on 2 and 3 April 2019 at Bhalki and Gulbarga respectively.  The Commission review was also held at Gulbarga on 4th April 2019. Fr Stany Lobo, DPP Coordinator welcomed the Bishop and Fr. Faustine Lobo, The Regional Coordinator (KRPP). He also […]


The Joint meeting of Council of Priests and Diocesan Pastoral Council

The Joint meeting of Council of Priests and Diocesan Pastoral Council held at Sugyan, Pastoral Centre on 21st March 2019. The resources persons Rev. Fr Milton Gabriel Gonsalves, the CCBI Secretary of the Family Commission spoke on the theme  ‘Family Apostolate’ based on the encyclical  ‘ Femiliaris Consortio’ by Jhon Paul II. Fr. Cleavon Gomes, The Secretary […]


A day of sharing on the Challenges of the New Missions

The Commission for Proclamation and Evangelisation organised a Day of Sharing on ‘The Challenges of the New Missions’ on   Saturday 16th March 2019 at Sugyan, the Pastoral Centre. Fr. Santhosh Dais and Sr. Angeline shared their rich experiences of the early years in Bidar Mission. They also spoke on the present-day challenges which are so […]


Sacerdotal Silver Jubilee Celebration of Fr Fredrick D’ Souza

The Sacerdotal Silver Jubilee of Rev. Fr Fredrick D’Souza , the Procurator  of Gulbarga  Diocese and the Parish Priest of St Peter’s  Church, Shahapur  celebrated his Sacerdotal Jubilee with a Solemn Thanksgiving Holy Eucharist at Sugyan, Pastoral Centre  on Thursday , 14th  March, 2019. His brothers Fr Jaya Prakash and Fr. Pream Prakash joined the Eucharist […]

BIDAR MISSION (1982) News&Events

Seminar on strengthening the Democracy and constitution of India

CRI Bidar, Labour Commission and Youth Commission jointly organized a day of Seminar on Strengthening the Democracy and constitution of India  at Sacred heart Church, Bidar on Sunday, 10 March 2019. Rev Fr Francis Guntippilly SJ was the resource person. Priests, Religious , PPC Members  and  Youth participated in good numbers.

BIDAR MISSION (1982) News&Events

PPC training programme for the Gulbarga and Bidar Deanery.

Training of Parish Pastoral Committee members was held at Mary Mother of Divine Grace Cathedral for the Gulbarga Deanery and  at sacred Heart Church, Bidar for Bidar deanery on 9-10th March. There was a very good attendance of PPC members along with the Parish Priests and superiors of the communities. Fr. Vincent Thoras, the secretary […]



Karnataka Regional Service Team  for 2019-2022 was formed at the KRST meeting on 2-5 March at Palana Bhavan, Bangalore. Congratulations to   Mrs. Jeeja Sebastian and Mr. Wilfred Rodrigues from Gulbarga who are chosen to represent the diocese at KRST.



Day of the Religious was celebrated on 04 March 2019 at Mother of Divine Grace Cathedral, Gulbarga with great joy and enthusiasm. Fr Stany Goveas, the Parish Priest welcomed the gathering. The resource person of the day Rev. Fr Anand Prabhu S.J spoke well on the theme “The Collaboration of the Religious in the Diocese”. […]


Tribute to the departed souls of CRPF Jawans :

Faithful of the Diocese of Gulbarga  offered prayers and showed Tribute to the departed souls of 49 CRPF Jawans who died at Pulwama, Kashmir attack on Feb 14th Feb 2019. It is reported Candle procession and Silent prayer was held on 17th Feb 2019 at Mother of Divine Grace Cathedral; Gulbarga, St Francis Xavier Church, Sedam Church, […]


Sponsorship Day celebration at Bidar, Humnabad, Santhur, Bhalki,

Fr. Vincent Thoras, The secretary of Sponsorship organized sponsorship day for the beneficiaries of Bidar Denary. Children were gathered at Bidar, Humnabadh, Santhpur, Bhalki. Fr Vincent Thoras, the coordinator had interaction with the sponcered children as well as their parents. Children were also presented gifts.


Nudi Namana Programme :

The Inter-Religious forum for Justice and Peace, Gulbarga Unit collaborating  with Global Education Trust, Gulbarga paid homage to Lingaikya Sri Sri Sri Shivakumara Swamiji, the pontiff of Siddhaganga Mata, Thumakur  on  19th Feb 2019 at GET’S Collage, Gulbarga. Janab Mastan Biradar, Bishop Robert Miranda, Janab Rizvan uk Rehama Siddiki and  Prof Sanjay Makal who spoke on […]

Bhalki Parish News&Events

Seminar on Liturgy at Bhalki

Fr. Sunil Mankare, The Secretary of The Bible commission organized opne day seminar at Bhalki Church aon 16th Feb 2019.  Fr Gerlad Sagar, Fr. Thomas D’Souza , Fr. Sunil Mankare were the resource persons  who motivated the parish representatives to participate in the liturgy more meaningfully. 35 members from various parishes gathered and benefited from this […]


Denary Recollection :

Priests and the Religious gathered as a Team for a Day of Recollection in Bhalki on 7th February.  Rev Fr P.I Thomas SDB, Moral Theology Professor, Chrsita  Jyothi,  B’lore)  facilitated with a spiritual input.


Visit of Rev. Fr Gustavo Agin SCJ :

Rev. Fr Gustavo Agin SCJ, the Superior General and the Regional Superior Rev. Fr  Henryco  SCJ made their canonical visit to the Betharam fathers on6th  February 2019.  those are working in our Diocese. Fr Satish SCJ the Director of   Talmadige Mission accompanied them while meeting the bishop.

Announcement News&Events

Bhakthi Sanjivini koota – Ecumenical retreat at Gulbarga

Joining the universal church, during the prayer week for Christian Unity, Karnataka United Christian Forum, Kalaburagi, took step forward to come togather and organize a three days Ecumenical Retreat at St. Mary’s School ground, Gulbarga on 25-27th January   2019. Most Rev Robert Miranda, Bishop of Gulbarga. Rev. Christopher David; District Superintendent, Central Methodist Church, and other pastor […]

CHITAPUR MISSION Humnabadh Mission News&Events

Missionary Childhood Association Day Celebrations (Holy Childhood Association)

Chitapur, Jan 15: Gulbarga denary organised denary level Missionary Childhood Association Day celebration at Queen of Heaven Church, Chitapur. 97 children participated in the celebration. Fr. Anil Prasad, the Director of Aland Mission was the resource person of the day, spoke on the topic “Call to proclaim”. It was inspiring talk to our chidren. Fr. Roshan and […]


Grand Eucharistic Procession of Gulbarga Diocese

Jan 07, 2019: More than 300 faithful  participated in the grand Eucharistic procession of Gulbarga diocese held at Mother of Divine Grace Cathedral. Mass was offered by Msg Stany Lobo, Vicar General of Gulbarga  diocese at 4.00 pm. Fr. Stany Lobo insisted in his homily that  “We should seek blessings with pure heart. God has given […]



The prayer and monthly recollection of the clergy took place on 4th January 2019 at Sugyan, the diocesan pastoral canter. Rev Fr. Lumnesh Kumar S.J was the resource person and he expanded in a very scholarly, and much convincingly on eco spirituality and enlightened us all. He opened stating that, now a days and in […]



The earnest support and Prayers all enriched the BHANDHAVYA 2019, the retreat of the couples . All felt it was an enormously blessed and spirit-filled event Some 120 couples participated in the spiritual event and felt the spiritual ‘welding’ effects of a Christian married partnership. It was evident that they experienced deep joy spiritual renewal […]