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Kurnool Diocese News News »Velugodu Matha Feast at Velugodu Parish     »Diploma in Communication&Journalism Course conducted in Kurnool Diocese by Amruthavani Communication Center     »The Annual Feast of Our Lady of Mount Carmel : Anantapur     »Young girls were sensitized on HIV/AIDS at Maria Nilayam Social Service Centre at Velugode:     »Blessing and Inauguration of the Jeevanalayam at Tadiptri (A Home for the destitute)     »Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes Patroness of the Diocese of Kurnool     »Inauguration and blessing of the New School building at Chippagiri     »St. Anthony of Padua's Darshan Decennial Celebrations at Joharapuram     »Priestly Ordinations at Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral, Kurnool     »Blessing and inauguration of St. Anthony’s English Medium School, Adoni     »Chaitanya Grihini Centre Celebrates the Feast of St. Ann     »Co-cathedral Church celebrated Annual Feast of its Patroness St. Theresa of Avila     »Bishop Johannes & Diocesan Degree Scholarships Programme     »Viswasa Vikasa Sadassu at Nandyal Parish:     »Medical and Health Awareness Camps     »Annual Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes Church at P. Yaleru Parish     »Bringing ‘0’ HIV infection among the adolescents and youth through awareness and counseling:     »Viswasa vikasa vedukalu at Gadivemula Parish     »CBCI Condemns the attack on the Church on Taherpur, West Bengal     »Blessing and Inauguration of St.Joseph’s English Medium School at K. Nagalapuram     »Annual Feast of Mount Carmel Matha Church     »BCC prayer (Seven Steps of Prayer) at Marlamadiki Village:     »Seminar on the challenges of the consecrated Life: Introspection:     »Feast of St. Pius X an Auxiliary Patron of our Diocese:     »Bishop Johannes and Diocesan Degree Scholarships:     »Our St Mary’s Junior College Stands First:     »Blessing and Inauguration of Don Egidio Hall at Gadivemula Parish:     »Blessing and Inauguration of Vailankannimatha Church at Ernapadu, Bandiatmakuru Parish     »Annual Retreat for Pastoral Clergy at St. Ann’s Generalate, Tarnaka, Hyderabad:     »WORKSHOP ON CHILD RIGHTS MONITORING AND REVIEW     »Closing of Rosary Month at Lourdes Cathedral, Kurnool-2     »SJRS Student Is Softball Champion     »BCC Awareness Programme and Viswasa Vikasa Sadassulu at Thudicherla village:     »PURE WATER IS THE BASE FOR GOOD HEALTH     »Kurnool Diocese Educational Wing gave scholarships to Intermediate and Degree students of Various Parishes     »All Souls Day: at Catholic Cemetery, Budhawara Pete, Kurnool-1     »Blessing and Inauguration of Infant Jesus Convent At Maddikera     »Perpetual commitment of sisters of DSS Vimala Provincial House     »Convention at Sinai Divine Retreat Center Premagiri     »Distribution of cycles to School going Teenage girls at Virupapuram in Kurnool Diocese in Andhra Pradesh By Bishop Poola Anthony     »Annual Feast of Yatrikula Matha, KDSSS Premises, Kurnool     »A day of Prayer and Christmas vedukalu at kosigi parish     »Opening ceremony of the Jubilee year: opening the door of Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral     »St. Joseph’s School Annual Day Celebrations, Mandagiri, Adoni:     »St Mary’s Tops All Other Colleges in Kurnool District     »Centenary Jubilee Celebrations of Pedda Kottala Parish     »Blessing and Inauguration of St. Sebastian Church at Kambadahal     »Silver Jubilee Celebrations of Convent and School at Chagalamarry:     »Bishop Poola Anthony gives Bishop Rajappa scholarships to Students     »NATIONAL VOTERS’ DAY REMINDS “RIGHT TO VOTE”: 25-01-2015     »Blessing of the Stations of the Cross at Poluru     »Commencement of Sacerdotal Silver Jubilee Year of our Bishop Anthony Poola and Blessing the Corner stone for the Gate of Year of Mercy at Cathedral, Kurnool 2     »Tenth Class Girl Gets Job for Rs.12000 Per Month after Desk had Trained them     »ABHAYAGIRI- HOME AWAY FROM HOME:     »Faith Formation programme at Chukkalur, Tadipatri Parish     »Clergy Recollection at Premagiri & Chrism Mass at Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral, Knl-2:     »Maundy Thursday at Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral, Kurnool-2:     »Extraordinary Jubilee Year of Mercy at Maria Dan, Kurnool     »LAUNCHING OF PRERANA – FARMERS PROGRAM AT ADONI 11-3-2016     »Good Friday Ceremonies: (Siluva Aaradhana) at Our Lady of Lourdes Cathedral, Kurnool-2:     »Annual Feast of Srisaila Matha, Sunnipenta, Srisailam     »Annual Feast of ‘Vailankannimatha Shrine at Nandikotkur     »Blessing and Inauguration of Divya Karuyna Matha Mandapam at Venkatapuram, Banaganapalle Parish:     »Annual Feast of “Nithya Sahaya Matha at Sirvel:     »FARMERS’ JOINT LIABILITY GROUPS TRAINING: 13TH MAY 2016 AT JALAKANUR VILLAGE MIDTHUR MANDAL :     »Marriage preparatory Course at Adoni Deanery:     »Annual Feast of St. Anthony at Adoni     »Annual Feast of St. Anthony of Padua, Chapirevula parish     »Pastoral Visit to Gajjehalli, Adoni Parish:     »WORLD NO TOBACCO DAY 31st May 2016     »SOLAR LIGHT FOR POOR STUDENTS     »Blessing and Inauguration of Assisi Bhavan Convent and Renovation of St. Joseph’s Convent at Pedda Kottala     »CARING FOR EARTH – OUR COMMON HOME     »Faith Formation programme at Bethemcherla Parish     »Blessing & Inauguration of Divyavani TV Zonal Centre Studio (Rayalseema Zone) at Kurnool     »Celebrations of the Eighteenth Anniversary of Mother Mary’s Apparition - Guntakal    

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

Celebrations of the Eighteenth Anniversary of Mother Mary’s Apparition - Guntakal
Sep. 07, 2016
The parish family of Guntakal celebrated with great devotion and reverence
the Eighteenth anniversary of our Blessed Mother’s Apparition. This was a sensational
event and news in 1999 which could draw
a great sea of people to the...
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Kurnool Diocese News & Events Blessing & Inauguration of Divyavani TV Zonal Centre Studio (Rayalseema Zone) at Kurnool
Sep. 07, 2016
On 24th August 2016,
our Beloved Bishop Anthony Poola
blessed and inaugurated Divyavani
TV Rayalseema Zonal Centre
Studio, at DESK...
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Kurnool Town Celebrates 106th Birth Day of Mother Theresa
Sep. 07, 2016
On 27-08-2016 a
rally was taken from their respective schools by the students of St. Mary’s and St.
Joseph’s and also from the nearby schools
to the Statue of Mother Theresa at...
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Faith Formation programme at Bethemcherla Parish
Sep. 07, 2016
The pastoral team organized
and conducted faith formation programme at
Bethemcherla parish. The team enlightened the
faithful that there is an urgent need today of reeducating
to a life of Prayer. They are personal,
family and...
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Sep. 07, 2016
Keeping in mind the need of the
hour i.e. protection of our mother nature, KDSSS had organized a programme on
nature, based on the invitation of our
holy father in Royal High School at
Jupadu Banglow by planting of
saplings by...
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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

Sep. 26, 2016 , 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