Ghatkesar Parish Ministry

Archdiocese of Hyderabad
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Vision

Re-evangelization of the existing Catholic families. Strengthening the pastoral works to bring among them the sense of belongingness and faith renewal.

Mission

Increasing the family apostolate, youth apostolate and catechism for children along with the assistance of sacraments the mission attains its aim of re-evangelization.

A Short Brief About Ghatkesar Parish Ministry

Ghatkeasr mission, Immaculate Heart Mary Church was entrusted to Missionaries of St. Fracis De sales in the year 2003. Fr. Joseph Kondala as its parish priest for 5 years followed by Fr. Kondareddy and Fr. Mathew Mundamattam. It has the catholic population of 350 people. It has 90 catholic families, 2 sub stations. Parish is given to MSFS on permanent basis by the Bishop of Hydrabad (Late) M.Joji. Agreement was made in the year 2002. People belonging to various languages come here for prayers and Mass. At present Fr. Gade Bhaskar Reddy is the Parish Priest.

Some Details About The Centre

  • Apostolates at the Centre - Parish Ministry
  • Number of confreres at present - One Priests
  • People benefitting from it are mostly - poor, middle class and upper middle class.
  • Infrastructure - Sufficient
  • Financial Status - Dependant on the Province for extraordinary expenses
  • Religious Congregation nearby - Presentation Sisters in Substation. This is a house for those who come and study. The contract is with the Archbishop of Hyderabad
  • Suggestions and Comments for its Future - Construction of the New Church and a nursery in the area named “VENKATADRI TOWNSHIP”.