It was a joyful occasion for the parishioners of Sacred Heart of Jesus Parish when the Bishop of Udupi, Rt. Rev. Dr. Gerald Lobo visited them from 20th to 21st November, 2021. Rev. Anil Prakash Castelino, Parish Priest of Kolalgiri Parish; Deacon Leo Praveen D’Souza and the parishioners extended a warm welcome to him on 20th evening.
After the preliminary rites in the Church the Bishop celebrated the holy Eucharist along with Rev. Fr Anil Prakash Castelino and Deacon Leo Praveen D’Souza. After the Mass, Bishop had meetings with finance committee members.
On 21st November, Most Rev. Dr Gerald Isaac Lobo, Bishop of Udupi Diocese celebrated the mass along with Rev. Fr Anil Prakash Castelino and Deacon Leo Praveen D’Souza. Bishop preached a meaningful homily on how we can teach good values to our children.
After the Mass, the Bishop had meetings with several groups, viz. Altar Boys; Sthree Sanghatan; ICYM; YCS; Catholic Sabha; SFO; Legion of Mary; SVP and Parish Pastoral council.The Pastoral Visit concluded on Sunday 21st with a Prayer Service, after which the Bishop returned to the Bishop’s House.