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HOSPET: The Sacred Heart Church [1920]

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Patron :  The Sacred Heart of Jesus

Parish Priest :  Rev. Fr. Y. S. Peter

Address :  Sacred Heart Church

Hospet – 583 201

Bellary District

Phone :  08394-224168

History:  About the year 1920, Fr. Koperdraad of the Mill Hill Fathers, Parish Priest of Cowl Bazaar Church, and who served the Community at Hospet, built a small chapel for the Catholics of Hospet town. In the year 1947, Fr. Fidelis Magee, O.F.M. went to Hospet as the first resident priest and lived in a rented house. Later, he built the present Church which was blessed by Rt. Rev. John Forest Hogan, the then Bishop of Bellary, and converted the old chapel into a presbytery.

Catholics : 910

Substations : 2

BCC Groups : 8

Associations :  Legion of Mary

Youth Club


Altar Boys

Institutions :

  1. Don Bosco – Salesians of Don Bosco
  2. Kroot Bhavan Convent – Fatima Sisters
  3. Little Flower Convent – Fatima Sisters
  4. Missionary Sisters of Mary Immaculate (MSMI)
  5. Little Flower Nursery School
  6. Little Flower H. P. School
  7. Little Flower High School
  8. Little Flower Junior College
  9. Don Bosco Career and Entrepreneurial Development DB-CED
  10. Don Bosco Centre for Social Action – DB-CSA
  11. Don Bosco Professional Academy – DBPA

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