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Welcome to Kurnool Diocese

The Diocese comprises the civil districts of Kurnool and Anantapur. On 12th June, 1967, these districts were separated from Nellore Diocese and formed into Kurnool Diocese. The French Jesuits worked in these areas in 1700 and they  are buried at Krishnapuram in anantapur district. After the withdrawal of Jesuits in 1773 the Paris Foreign Missionary Society took over the Church work and kept the faith of the people alive. For the last 70 years the Mill Hill » More

News & Events

Diploma in Communication&Journalism Course conducted in Kurnool Diocese by Amruthavani Communication Center
Mar. 31, 2014
Most. Rev. PoolaAnthony, Bishop of Kurnool, the chief Guest at the Award Ceremony of 7th Batch DCJ (Diploma in Communication and journalism) in his address said "Journalism is an Art; we need to use it skillfully for the welfare of...
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Velugodu Matha Feast at Velugodu Parish
Mar. 31, 2014
The faithful of Velugodu Parish, with immense joy and profound gratitude to  God for all his blessings received through the intercession of Velugodumatha solemnly celebrated the feast of Annunciation and 9th Velugu Dharala Suvartha Kutamulu on...
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Blessing and Inauguration of the Jeevanalayam at Tadiptri (A Home for the destitute)
Mar. 31, 2014
The tale of this extraordinary institution began with the birth of an extraordinary human being -
She was Mary Grace born in Madras, South India on January 29th 1859. A legend who
opened up a new and glorious page for Indian women.Being a...
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Blessing of the Sacred Heart Chapel at Ramapuram,Owk Parish
Mar. 31, 2014
March 2, 2014 was a prominent day to the people of Ramapuram Outstation of Owk Parish as the newly built chapel was blessed and inaugurated by His Excellency PoolaAnthony, Bishop of Kurnool. Rev.Fr. Chacko MF, the Provincial Superior of Missionaries...
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Inaugural Blessing of the extension of the School Building, 1st floor of St. Ann's E.M. School, Joharapuram
Mar. 05, 2014
February 24th was a day of gladness because the beautiful school
building was put up and best toilets block came into existence. Our school is a joyful learning
centres therefore our children and the parents were extremely happy to see a...
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Dec. 05, 2013,
METAPHORS IN PSALM 26 INTRODUCTION In our study of collecting metaphors, determining the source and the target domains of the psalm 26, we will first explain about the issues related to the authorship and the setting. Then, we collect various...
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Eternal life for believers and Judgment for disbelievers in Christ
Dec. 05, 2013,
Eternal life for believers and Judgment for disbelievers in Christ 3: 36 He who believes in the Son has eternal life, but he who disobeys the Son shall not see life, but the anger of God remains upon him. The gospel of John reflects high...
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Born : Nov. 15, 1961
Priestly Ordn.: Feb. 20, 1992
Appointed Bishop of Kurnool: Feb. 08, 2008
Episcopal Ordn: Apr. 19, 2008» More

St. Pius X

Daily Reading

Jul. 29, 2014, Mark 8:22-26 When Jesus and his disciples arrived at Bethsaida, people brought to him a blind man and begged Jesus to touch him.
He took the blind man by the hand and led him outside the... » read more