Bhalki Parish Parish News Youth/ YSM

ICYM office bearers meeting at Bhalki.

ICYM office bearers meeting was held at Holy Redeemer Church, Bhalki on 05 January 2023. ICYM secretaries from all the parishes presented their annual reports and analyzed their activities. They also presented their youth statistics, making the meeting more informative. Rev Fr Christuraj, the Youth Director, split the group into discussion groups and gave his […]


Bandavya – 2023 Couples Retreat at Kristashrama

Basavakalyan, Koudiyal, February 3, 2023: Kristashrama Spiritual Retreat Centre Koudiyal, Basavakalyan Taluk, Bidar District, Diocese of Gulbarga organised three days Couples Spiritual Retreat “Bandavya 2023” from February 1 to 3, 2023. Kristashrama Retreat Centre Koudiyal Director Rev. Fr George Lobo welcomed the Yesusparsha team members Rev. Fr Franklin D’Souza from the Diocese of Shimoga, Bro. T. […]

News&Events Youth/ YSM

“Capacity Building” Training Programme for the Youth

Youth commission in collaboration with the Indian Social Institute Bengaluru organized the second phase of three days program ‘ Capacity building ‘ from 9 – 10 December 2022 at Bishop’s house, Gulbarga. 21 youths from different Parish participated in the program.  The resource persons were Mr. Shujayathulla, Mr. Kennedy, and Mr. Manohar from the Indian […]

Humnabadh Mission News&Events Proclamation And Evangelization

A day’s Pastoral consultations programme at ORBIT

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 […]

Afzalpur Mission Parish News

New Presbytery and the Chapel of Holy Cross Fathers dedicated to Divine Mercy today at Afzalpur Mission

The newly built Presbytery and the Chapel of Holy Cross Fathers dedicated to Divine Mercy Center were blessed by Most Rev. Dr. Robert Miranda, Bishop of Gulbarga on 3 December 2022 at Afzalpur. It was inaugurated by the Very Rev. Br Paul Bednarczyk CSC, Superior General of the Congregation of Holy Cross in the presence of […]

Parish News Social Development

Session on Social interventions and Present day challenges

Convened by Fr Anil Victor Vas, Secretary for Social Concerns all the FBOs except a few came together to share about their social interventions and present-day challenges on Tuesday 15th November. The Bishop in his opening remarks cautioned against working like islands and insisted on the need of remaining connected to share experience and resources. […]


Faculty for the Extraordinary Ministers of Holy Communion:

For the first time, the Diocese of Gulbarga introduced extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion to assist the priests in the parishes. The training session was held on 17 November 2022 at ORBIT, Humnabad under the leadership of Fr David D’Souza, Commission secretary for Liturgy. Most Rev Dr. Robert Miranda, Bishop of the diocese, and Rev Fr Stany Lobo, The […]