Our Patron
St Anthony of Padua

Parishes & Convents


Parish : St. Anthony Church
Established : 2015
Patron : St. Anthony of Padua
Catholics : 318
Families : 53
Address : St. Anthony Church, Chikkahesarur P.O.- 584120 Via Kavital, Lingsugur Tq., Raichur Dt.s
Deanery : Lingsugur
Parish Priest : Fr. Anthony Fernandes
Mob : 9008428417
Email : tony_frens@yahoo.co.in
PPC Vice President : Mr. Chowrappa Badiger
PPC Secretary : Mr.Kumar
Associations : Altar Servers & Youth Association

Mass timings : 8:00 am on Sundays, 7:00 pm on week days

A brief history of the parish :
The newly erected parish was bifurcated from the Kavital on14 May, 2015 with St. Anthony as its Patron. Fr. Anthony Fernandes is its first Parish Priest. There were about 25 Christian families there as early as 1946. Fr. Bonaventure Davis, OFM, Parish Priest of Mudgal, regularly attended tothe spiritual needs of the people of Chikka Hesaruru. Fr. Owen McLaughlin, OFM, bought one acre of land and constructed a chapel in 1965. The Diocese bought about 9 acres of additional in 2010 and the foundation stone was laid for the construction of the presbytery and the school on 15 Aug. 2015. The presytery and a pre-school building were blessed by Bishop Henry D'Souza on 6 Dec.2016. The Pre-Primary School was started in June, 2016.

Priests and Religious from the parish : Fr. Yagappa, Fr. Mariswamy, Fr. Devaputra, Sr. Amala and Sr. Sujatha.
• Haruvapur (11 Families)
• Pamana Kallur (12 Families)
• Tuppadur (10 Families)

• St.Antony's School