Archdiocese of Hyderabad

Pastoral Centre

A Report on Pastoral Centre Activities

Basic christian communities animators gathered almost every month to discuss about their ministry and to discuss the further planning of the ministry.

The Mr.Papiah the coordinator of the 12 animators begins the prayer or rosary before the meeting.

After the rosary we have holy mass usually celebrated by the pastoral center director or sometimes by guest priest (Fr.M.Anthony or any other priest)

After the mass we gather in the hall for report presentation along with the submission of the report (with the photos).

We had faith formation sunday at different parishes.

  • Gagillapuram (Fr.Lourdu Vijay Kumar)
  • Gajwel(Fr.T.Anthony)
  • Basuragadi(Fr.Anthony)
  • Fr.M Anthony
  • along with resource person Mr.Varghese Itera had conducted faith formation sunday in different parishes.

    The regional center had conducted gnana jyothi exam with the help of pastoral center director in our diocese. The prizes will be awarded accordingly and the participation certificates will also be given for the further encouragement.

    The pastoral center is availing itself to distribute the catechism books for the catholic students in the catholic schools run by fathers, sisters and brothers.

    Mr.Simon is looking after the accounts and distribution of the books. These books are in both the languages (english and telugu by TCBC from bangalore).

    Pastoral center is running its expenditure on its own.

    Synod group gatherings. Half day recollection for the brothers.

    Further plans

    • To conduct seminar to all catechists
    • To come up with our own catechism books relevant to our diocese
    • To increase many catechists in city parishes
    • Altar boys training
    • Catechism teachers training programme

    Msgr. Yeruva Balashowry

    Director of Pastoral Centre