News & Events


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 […]