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

Jubilee Year of Mercy Concluded In Bellary

E-mail Print PDF

altBELLARY, NOV.13:┬á Amidst a large gathering of the faithful, Bishop Henry D’Souza concluded the Extraordinary Year of Mercy on 13th November at St. Antony’s Cathedral, Cowl Bazaar, Bellary.

The ceremony solemnly concluded with a two days renewal retreat at the Dharmodhya  Ashram and a concelebrated Eucharistic celebration.

Later in the evening, to mark the event, Bellary Arogya Mathe Shrine was declared as the Diocesan Shrine.

The Bellary Arogya Mathe Shrine was dedicated on the occasion of the great Jubilee of Redemption in 2000 under the leadership of then Bishop of the Diocese – Bishop Joseph D’Silva.

Bishop Henry, Bishop of Bellary urged the faithful to experience true moments of encounter of the Mercy of God and share the same in their families and society.

Merciful God forgives and unites us to Him without any limit or condition. The Bishop exhorted the people to appreciate and accept Divine Mercy and extend the same to families and to the larger society, ushering in a new era of kindness and compassion.

The Vicar General Fr. Paulraj facilitated the entire celebrations.

Simultaneously the concluding ceremony took place the various churches in all the deaneries designated by Bishop.

The churches designated were: St. Antony’s Shrine at Bandihatti, St. Francis of Assisi Church at Jawelgera, Sacred Heart Church at Mudgal, St. Francis Xavier Church at Raichur, Infant Jesus Church at Gangavati and Sacred Heart church at Hospet.

Catholics observed the yearlong celebration with spiritual programmes such as 24 hours Eucharistic adoration for world peace, renewal retreats, pilgrimages, community celebration of the Sacrament of Reconciliation, prison ministry and other charity acts.

During the Year of Mercy, the diocesan committee for Prison Ministry regularly visited the Bellary Central Prison on several occasions to interact with the inmates and pray with them.

 
You are here: Home News Events & Updates Jubilee Year of Mercy Concluded 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