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  01.  Diocesan College of Consulters

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Bishop Henry D’Souza

        Vicar General (Fr. P.R. Paul Raj)

        Diocesan Finance Officer (Fr. Sam Nalan)

        Fr. Walter Menezes

        Fr. NA Vincent

        Fr. Maxim Dias

        Fr. Yagappa

02. Diocesan Finance Council

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† Bishop¬†Henry D’Souza

        Diocesan Finance Officer (Fr Sam Nalan)

        Former DFO ( Fr. Anthonyraj P.)

        Diocesan Estate Manager (Fr. Yagappa)

        Mr. John Thomas (Cantonment)

        Ms. Shighy (Dy. Fin. Officer)

        Mr. Raju Balraju (Fort)

03.   Deans  Council

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†President¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† : Bishop Henry D’ Souza

Vice President   : Fr. P. R. Paul Raj (Vicar General)

Bellary Dean       : Fr. Y. S. Peter

Hospet Dean      : Fr. Pushparaj P.

Koppal Dean      : Fr.  Sebastian Conrad,  msfs

Lingsugur Dean : Fr. Herold Pinto

Raichur Dean     : Fr. Jayaraj Putti

Sindhanur Dean : Fr. O. Vincent 


04. Diocesan Council of Priests

          President: Bishop Henry D'Souza

          Vice President: Fr. P. R. Paul Raj (Vicar General)

          Secretary: Fr. O. Vincent

         Jt. Secretary: Fr. Ivan Pinto

         Chancellor (Fr. Charles D'Souza)

         Diocesan Finance Officer (Fr. Sam Nalan)

         Judicial Vicar (Fr. N.A. Vincent)

         Rector of Deeksha Bhavan (Fr. Loud Raj)

         Comms. Coordinator (Fr. Maxim Dias)   

         Deans Rep. (Fr. Y. S. Peter)

         Fr. Archibald Correa (Rep. Senior Priests)

         Fr. Charles D'Souza

         Fr. Lourdu Marianna

         Fr. John Peter

         Fr. Aruliah  N. L.

         Fr. Leo Michael

         Fr. Robert Paul

         Fr. Anand Kumar

         Fr. Anand Yemmi

         Fr. Paul A.

         Fr. Anthonyraj ofm cap (Rep. of Religious)

         Fr. Chourappa Y.

         Fr. Yagappa                     


05. Diocesan Pastoral Council  

¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬†President¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† : Bishop Henry D’Souza

         I Vice President      : Vicar General: Fr. P. R. Paul Raj

         II Vice President     : Mr. Felix Braganza, Fort

         Secretary                 : Ms. Anthoniamma, Cathedral

         Jt. Secretary            : Ms. Jaya Seelan, Pothanol


                  Chancellor (Fr. Gnanaprakasam T)        Diocesan Finance Officer (Fr. Sam Nalan)


Judicial Vicar (Fr. N.A. Vincent)              Bellary Dean (Fr. Y. S. Peter)


Hospet Dean (Fr. Pushparaj P.)              Koppal Dean (Fr. Sebastian Conrad, msfs)

Lingsugur Dean (Fr. Herold Pinto)          Raichur Dean (Fr. Jayaraj  Putti)

Sindhanur Dean ( Fr. O. Vincent)

CP Secretary (Fr. O. Vincent)                  Christian Life (Fr. Amal)

Evangelization (Fr. Basil Raj)                   Education (Fr. M. D. Vincent)

Higher Education (Fr. M.S. Irudayaraj)    Social Development (Fr. Chowrappa Y .)

Laity & Youth    (Fr. John Peter)               Personnel (Fr. Lourd Raj)

Communications/ Ecu (Fr. A. Sunil)        Women Commission (Sr. Luciana CSJ)

Dn Estate Manager (Fr. Yagappa)         Diocesan Sponsorship (Fr. O. Vincent)

CRI President (Sr. Shalini, RGS)            CRI Secretary (Sr. Regina, fs)          

President-ICYM (Mr. Augustine)              CAB (Mr. Jerald V.)   

Legion of Mary (Ms. Helen Ravikumar)  Mr. Chinnappa [Siruguppa/Bellary]             

Mr. Selvaraj [CB/Bellary]                          Ms. Regina Reddy [CB/Bellary]     

Mr. Shantha Kumar [Hospet]                   Mr. Ambrose [Hampi/Hospet]      

Ms. V.S. Rosy [Kampli/Hospet]              Mr. Mariappa Kushtagi [Kushtagi]               

Ms. Philomena [Koppal]                          Mr. Ashok Bhati (Lingsugur/Mudgal]          

Mr. Rayappa [Lingsugur/Maski]             Mr. Anil Kumar [Manvi/Raichur]   

Mr. Selvaraj M. [Burma Camp]               Mr. Paul Pinto [Shaktinagar/Raichur]

       Mr. Chowrappa Huvinbavi, Sindhanur  Mrs. Celine C.K., CCK         

Mrs. Rosy Raju, Hospet                          Mrs. Rufina Braganza, Fort

 06. Ecclesiastical Court

       Judicial Vicar               : Fr. N.A. Vincent

       Defender of the Bond : Fr. Jaya Raj Putti.

       Notary                           : Ms Lourd Sagaya Mary


07. Special Consultants:

¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Financial Adviser: Mr. Mark D’ Souza, Chartered Accountant

¬∑¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬†¬† Legal Adviser ¬† ¬† ¬† : Mr. Patrick D’ Souza, Advocate




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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


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.


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