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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

Blessing and Inauguration of the New Convent ‘St. Elizabeth home’, Pasurupadu, Gospadu Parish
 
 
Jul. 03, 2015
If the Lord, does not build a house, in vain do its builders labour’’ Psalm 127:1. June, 20th 2015 was a day of rejoicing and gratitude for us, the Sisters of the Congregation of the Franciscan Missionaries of the Sacred Heart as the Blessing...
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The feast of St. Anthony of Padua, the miracle worker:
 
 
Jul. 03, 2015
The Annual feast of St. Anthony of Padua at the Shrine of St. Anthony of Padua, Joharapuram is a year long awaited celebration. One of the two shrines dedicated to St. Antony of Padua in the Diocese of Kurnool, this Shrine is situated in one part of...
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Diocese Gives Scholarship for Intermediate and Degree Students
 
 
Jul. 03, 2015
Every year DESK helps students studying intermediate and degree courses. This is the time to apply for these scholarships. The application is very simple and explains everything. Please note the last dates. Bishop Johannes Scholarship caters to...
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Women of Atmakur Parish were given Vocational Skill Training on the preparation of Phenol, Soap oil and room spray
 
 
Jul. 03, 2015
Kurnool Diocese Social Service Society organized a 6 days training program for the jobless women from Atmakur Parish on Phenol, Soap oil and room spray making. It was done with the technical support of Syndicate Bank – RSETI. 30 women were trained...
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Blessing and inauguration of St. Anthony’s English Medium School, Adoni
 
 
Jul. 03, 2015
St. Anthony’s English Medium school was blessed and opened by Our Bishop Most Rev.Anthony Poola on 13.06.2015, the patron saint day of the institution and also the Patron saint of our Bishop. All the old and present students of the institution,...
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Articles

METAPHORS IN PSALM 26
 
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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BISHOP ANTHONY POOLA
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. 06, 2015, 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