‘The congregation of the Sisters of the Little Flower of Bethany’ is completing 100 years walking in the footsteps of Jesus. It was founded on July 16, 1921, at Bendur, Mangalore by Rev Fr Raymond Francis Camillus (R F C) Mascarenhas, of the diocese of Mangalore. Bethany Sisters from then have grown immensely into a […]
“Release the Human Rights Activists from the Prison”. Shouting these slogans and holding the Picture Fr Stan Swami, the activists and NGO members from Kalaburagi marched towards Deputy Commissioner’s office on 8th July 2021. ‘The death of Fr Stan Swami is a murder committed by the government’, said Dr. K. Neela, Regional president for Janwadi […]
A Prayer Service was organized to pay tribute and pray for the departed soul of Fr Stan Swamy SJ at the Cathedral premises in Gulbarga at 6:30pm on 5th July 2021. Fr. Stan Swamy, 84 year old Jesuit priest and Tribal Rights activist, arrested in the Elgaar Parishad case under UAPA in October last by […]
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 […]
All Souls Day was celebrated at Cathedral cemetery on 2nd November. Bishop celebrated the Holy Eucharist and thereafter blessed the cemetery along with other priests, the concelebrants. Fr. Stany Lobo, the Vicar General shared beautiful reflection on the Word of God. People lighted the candles in the graveyard, decorated them beautifully and offered prayers for […]
The Members of the Missionary Childhood Association of Gulbarga deanery attended a day’s retreat at Mother of Divine Grace Cathedral, Gulbarga. Fr. Vincent Pereira, the GDES Secretary preached this retreat. Cultural competitions were also organised for the MCA Children. About 50 children were participated in these activities. Children experienced the spiritual blessing and God given […]
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.