Bellary Diocese

  • Create an account
    *
    *
    *
    *
    *
    Fields marked with an asterisk (*) are required.

Our Patron - St. Anthony

Upcoming Events

There are no upcoming events currently scheduled.
View full calendar

Over 300 Children Participate In The Long Summer Camp In Bellary

E-mail Print PDF

BELLARY, APRIL 26: Over 300 Catholic children aged 6-16 years participated enthusiastically in the summer camp held at St. Joseph’s Boy’s School, Bellary.

The members of the Catholic Association of Bellary organized the week long summer camp held April 21-26. The participating children belonged to all the five parishes in Bellary city.

The children with keen interest learnt basic catechism, action songs and prayers.

Also, they were introduced to the Holy Bible and biblical personalities such as patriarchs, prophets and so on.

The children enjoyed Biblical films and videos. In addition, they were also introduced to drawing and colouring.

All the participants were given free lunch and snacks.

The camp was inaugurated by Fr. Anthonyraj, Diocesan Finance Officer on April 21.

The parents of the children also attended on the concluding day and they were amazed at the progress made by the children.

The children felt that it was a week spent gainfully by knowing one’s faith and doing it joyfully with others.

Bishop of Bellary Henry D’Souza complimented the Catholic Association for their initiative and hard work. “It is a sign that the laity are coming of age, shouldering their responsibility to impart faith formation and proclamation of the Good News”.

Bishop urged the lay leaders “not to look back, rather to go ahead” by providing faith formation to their children and youth and preparing them for leadership roles.

The team of animators included: Frs. Chowrappa, Charles D’Souza, Paul Raj, Nathan, Ivan Pinto, Fr. Lourduraj, Basil raj, Felix Braganza (Fort), Celine KC (Cathedral), Joseph Y (City), Suby Mathew (Cantonment), and other members of the Association along with Catholic teachers from the city. 

 
You are here: Home News Events & Updates Over 300 Children Participate In The Long Summer Camp In Bellary

Bellary Arogya Mathe Shrine

Bellary-Mathe-small The Shrine of Bellary Arogya Mathe was blessed and dedicated on 8th September 2000 on the feast of the Nativity of our Blessed Mother Mary in memory of the great jubilee 2000 and the Golden Jubilee of the Diocese of Bellary

Read More...

Diocesan Diamond Jubilee

This year is Diamond Jubilee of our Bellary Diocese.  It is completing 60 years in the service to God and His people.

Read More...

Loss of Life and Property due to Flash Floods in Bellary Diocese

 Number of people affected : 151,934
Loss of life : 72
Villages affected : 1,296
Houses destroyed/damaged : 118,833
Relief being distributed to : 3,500 families
No. Catholic houses lost: 560
Number of medical camps held : 22