Bishop was on Pastoral visit to St. Joseph Church, Bidar on 31 March – 1 April 2019. Fr Vijayaraju S.J the parish Priest solemnly welcomed the bishop along with all parishioners. Bishop met the Priests, Religious and Lay Faithful at Bidar and received a report of the pastoral life of the parish. He met groups of people, the association of women and youth, children and SCC, gave them the necessary guidelines. He also visited the sick people and had time for those who came for personal interview. As a whole his visit brought a great blessing to the faithful of Bidar.