A day’s Pastoral consultations programme was held at ORBIT for the Director, Parish Priests, and Religious Superiors of the Bidar and Gulbarga deaneries on 6 December 2022.
Rev Fr. Faustine Lobo, Parish Priest of Kinnigoly Parish, Mangalore, and Rev Fr. Theyol Machado SJ, from Vijyapura Mission, was the resource person for the day and discussed the following topics. Fr Faustine Crsata dealt with the topic of the ACL and its effects on the mission and Fr Theyol Machado dealt with Evangelization Work – A New Perspective in the Light of ACL. Several pertinent issues and concerns of the diocese were discussed, and resource persons clarified and provided insights for pastoral work. A total of 60 participants participated and benefited from this event, which was expertly conducted by the Bishop, Vicar General, and team. The entire program ended at 4.00 pm.