Deanery-level training on the Basic Ecclesial Communities was held in Gulbarga and Bijapur, respectively, on 16 and 17 July. During the program, the Bible was enthroned and a short prayer service was held. The regional secretary of BEC, Rev Fr George Vincent Lobo, provided insight into the topic. To build basic communities, various groups were made and discussed the given topics. Fr. Gulbarga Deanery Dean Santhosh Dais and St Ann Church Parish Priest Rev Fr James SJ delivered inaugural messages. In conjunction with the deaneries and diocesan commission secretary for BEC, Rev Fr Clary D’Souza organized a meaningful day of events.
On 25 July 2022, the newly built Convent of the Holy Cross Sisters and home for differently abled children in Zalki was inaugurated. Bishop blessed, inaugurated, and prayed for the sisters and their mission for the differently able children.
The Religious Communities of Vijayapura under the leadership of Rev Fr Antony Das S.J and Fr Anil Victor Vas have provided relief materials to the flood victims of Mudhol and neighboring three villages on 26th August 2019. They took up massive relief work in the villages around Mudhol. The relief materials were sent by Bp. Gerald […]
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 […]