The celebration of the 150th year of the establishment of the Apostolic Carmel of India, Mangaluru was held in the Mother of Divine Grace Cathedral on Sunday, 9 February 2020. Bishop of Gulbarga inaugurated it by unveiling the picture of Mother Veronica, the foundress of the Apostolic Carmel, and celebrated the Holy Eucharist with other […]
The newly built Marian Grotto and the Catholic Enquiry Center was blessed and inaugurated on 6th October 2019 at Sacred Heart Church Bidar by the Bishop. Rev. Fr Wilson Fernandes the Parish Priest, Rev. Fr Clevan Gomes, the Chaplain and the faithful of Bidar were present on the occasion.
Feast of the Nativity of B.V.M and Girl Child Day was celebrated very meaningfully in all the parishes and centres of Gulbarga Diocese on 8th September 2019. Flower offering, Blessing of the new corn and Sharing and eating the family meals were commonly followed in every centre.
The inauguration and Blessing of Renovated Sacred Heart Church, Bidar was held on Saturday, 7th September 2019, Bishop Robert Miranda, Bishop of Gulbarga inaugurated the church along with the members of first catholic families when the mission started in 1982. They are M.D Shah, Samuel, Topna and Noel. The New Church was blessed during the solemn Eucharistic celebration. […]
Independence Day was celebrated at the Bidar District Jail and Sub Jail at Aurad by the CRI members of Bidar Deanery along with the members of Prison Ministry India . Short Cultural programme and outdoor games were conducted and eatables were distributed to the inmates. The prison inmates were happy and remained grateful.
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.
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, […]
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.
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 of […]
St. Joseph Church, Bidar organised three days retreat on 1,2,3 March 2019 as part of spiritual preparation for the lent. Yesu Sparsh Team, led by Rev Fr Roman Pinto, Bro. T K George, Mrs. Manjula Joy preached this retreat and Bro. William D’Souza helped people to sing the praises. Preaching was mainly consisted on Ten […]