The Fathers of Holy Cross Congregation, belonging to the province of South India opened the doors of education ministry at Afzalpur on 4 May 2023. This newly built school in Afzalpur has been named Holy Cross School, Afzalpur which has been blessed and inaugurated by Very Rev Fr Stany Lobo, the Vicar General of the Gulbarga Diocese in the presence of Rev Fr Martin, the Vice Provincial of South India Province, and other priests of the congregation and diocese. During this occasion, there was a short-stage program was organized. Fr Stany Lobo, VG, Fr Martin, Rev Ronald Fernades, Mr. Vasu, the Engineer, Mr. Arun Patil, Fr Lawrence D’Almedia, Director of Afzalpur Mission, and Fr Roshan Dsouza, the secretary, were on the dais. Fr Lawrence D Almedia, the Director welcomed the gathering and felicitated the guests with a shawl and memento. Mr Arun Patil as well as Fr Stany Lobo spoke on Christian Education and Quality education. Nearly 300 people were present and witnessed the occasion.