Mangaluru : ’Mother of the Rosary’ miracle image’s pilgrimage in Rosario Cathedral Parish

August 24:The historicity of the Portuguese confirms their arrival on the shores of old Kanara’s, Mangaluru in January 1568. On the river banks here they established their fort named “St. Sebastian" and a church was incorporated in this fort.

"Red Drop Campaign 2017" organised on August 15 by ICYM Mangalore

August 24: Indian Catholic Youth Movement, a premier youth movement of Mangalore Diocese reached out to the society through a noble initiative, organizing a Red Drop Campaign at Fr Muller’s.

71st Independence Day and "Swachh Bajjodi Abhiyan" held at Bajjodi

August 23:It is a day of double celebration for Catholics in India. India, our Motherland was freed from the clutches of the British and thus attained its political liberation.

Pastoral visit to Sacred Heart Church, Yermal

August 16:It was the privilege of Sacred Heart Church, Yermal to receive the Bishop of Udupi, Most Rev. Gerald Lobo for their pastoral visit on 12th August, 2017.

The Feast of Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary and 71st Indian Independence day celebrated by ICYM Cascia Unit

August 16: Members of ICYM Cascia Unit celebrated The Feast of Assumption of Blessed Virgin Mary and 71st Indian Independence Day on 15th August 2017. A small programme was held in the Church premises after the 8 a.m. mass.

First Anniversary Celebrated at St. Lawrence Basilica, Karkal, Attur

August 14:The first anniversary of proclamation and dedication of St. Lawrence Basilica at Attur on August 1, 2017.

St. Joseph Agriculture Project began at Kwanyage, East Africa

August 14:The long awaited St Joseph Agricultural Project began after clearing the bushes on 10th August 2017 on the feast of St Lawrence.

Students from Barkah International School Adyar visit St Anthony’s Jeppu

August 14:A group of students from Barkah International School visited the institutes along with their teachers on August 9th. They interacted with the inmates, conducted games for them and distributed prizes.

’Black Day’ observed in protest of treatment of Dalit Christians

August 14:The Social and Media Committee of the Mangalore Diocesan Pastoral Parishad held a demonstration in front of D.K. D.C.s office on August 10th at 3.30 pm.

St Lawrence Feast held at Bondel

August 12:The Feast of St Lawrence held at Bondel parish at 10 am on August 10, 2017.


August 12: For the past few years CODP, has been conducting various career guidance programmes for the children and youth at Parish, Deanery and Diocesan level.

Pakshikere Parish News

August 12:"Calvary Garden" was inaugurated at Pakshikere Church premises on Tuesday 8th August 2017. The newly built Calvary Garden and ‘bust’ (Statue) of Late Fr Stanley R. Periera - founder of St Jude Shrine Pakshikere was inaugurated.

Training programme on raising the toast held at Eliyarpadav Church

August 9:Trainig Programme on raising the toast was organised at Holy Cross Chuch, Eliyar Padav .

Preparations begin for four days Karnataka Regional Catholic Charismatic Convention in Mangalore

August 9: Most Rev. Dr Aloysius Paul D’Souza the Bishop of Mangalore inaugurated the preparations for four days of Karnataka Regional level Convention to be held in the month of November 9th to 12th.

The Journalism Course at Sandesha Concludes

August 9:The valedictory function of the Journalism Course - 2017, organized by Sandesha Foundation for Culture and Education in collaboration with Canara Communication Centre and Daijiworld Weekly, was held at Sandesha Hall, Bajjodi .

Get involved in the Pastoral Plan and reach out to people: Bishop at Commission Secretaries Meeting

August 4:Mangalore diocese pastoral Commission secretaries meeting was held at Pastoral Institute Bajjodi presided over by Most Rev Dr Aloysius Paul D Souza Bishop of Mangalore on Thursday 3 August.

Students from Barkah International School visit St Anthony’s Jeppu

August 4: Fifty three students from Barkah International School Adyar under the guidance of their teachers visited St Anthony’s Charity Institutes on 3rd August 2017.

238th Book of Dr B.S Talwvdi “Sarastheeradha Sobagu “ released at Sandesha

August 4: A Catholic Scholar Dr B S Talwadi‘s “Sarastheerada Sobagu” a Tavellogue was released by Bishop Dr Ignatius D’Souza, Bishop of Bareilly at Sandesha Foundation on Wednesday 2 August.

The Mangalore Ladies Beauty Association lends a helping hand

August 4:The Mangalore Ladies Beauty Association organized a day’s free service at Saint Anthony’s Charity Institutes Jeppu on 2nd August.

Saverapura Parish News

August 4:Saverapura Parish of Moodbidri Deanery wore festive look on August 1 on the occasion of Silver Jubilee celebration of Chapel / Parish and inauguration of the newly built Parish House by Redemptorist Community of Nithyadhar Nivas, Alangar.

Catholic Sabha Moodbidri Deanery organises Conference on Agriculture

August 1: Catholic Sabha Moodbidri Deanery organised Conference on Agriculture as part of their Silver Jubilee programmes on Sunday July 29, 2017 at Moodbidri Church Hall. Program began with prayer service by Catholic Sabha members.

I.C.Y.M Episcopal City Deanery celebrated "Vanamahotsava 2K17"

August 1: Indian Catholic Youth Movement Episcopal City Deanery, Mangalore celebrated Vanamahotsava 2K17 by distributing various saplings to all the units of Episcopal City Deanery.

Bondel Parish News

August 1:On the occasion of the Annual Feast of St Lawrence Church Bondel, "Vojem Purshav" was inaugurated on 31-July-2017 by Mr Valentine D’Souza, Assistant Commissioner of Police CCB by hoisting the flag at Bondel Church.

St Anthony Meeting held

July 31: A meeting of people who are closely associated with Saint Anthony’s Ashram Jeppu was held at the Institutes on 28th July at 5 pm.

The first meeting of the Social and Media Committee of DPP held

July 28:The first meeting of the Social and Media Committee of DPP held at St Antony’s Ashram at 5.00 pm on July 27, 2017

"Day of Businessmen - 2017" celebrated at St Sebastian Church

July 26:St Sebastian Church, Permannur in its Centenary Jubilee Program celebrated the "Day of Businessmen - 2017", on 23rd July at St Sebastian P. U. Hall. At 6:00 p.m. the Stage programme untied its curtain.

Into His Hands Fr Lawrence Commend his spirit

July 25: The funeral rites of Fr Lawrence Gomes (80 ) was held at Valencia Church on 24 July 2017 .

Karnataka Regional Health Commission Seminar at Udupi

July 20:A seminar on “Present Scenario-Challenges and Opportunities of the Catholic Health Care Mission” was held.

Rev. Dr. Lawrence D’Souza celebrated his Ruby Jubilee of Priesthood

July 20:The faithful of St John the Evangelist Church, Shankarapura, Relatives and Friends gathered together for a Thanksgiving Eucharist on the occasion of Ruby jubilee of Priesthood of Rev. Dr Lawrence D’Souza.

Inauguration of 61st Batch at RUSEMP, Pakshikere

Inauguration of 61st batch was held on 17th July 2017 at RUSEMP, Pakshikere. Mr. Uday Hegde, CEO of Vijaya Rural Development Foundation (VRDF) inaugurated the gathering by lighting the lamp.