Medipally Parish & Education Ministry

Archdiocese of Hyderabad
sfs school medipalli ghatkesar which belongs to msfs fathers
sfs catholic church at medipally of ghatkesar run by msfs fathers

Vision

To stabilize the parish and the school. To organize the youth of the centre. To develop a culture of love in this area To foster a caring and human society meant to promote the marginalized. To facilitate conviction-based spiritual formation.

Mission

Medipally mission has two main objectives namely pastoral care of the people and education of the youth. To spread the good news to all people and impart quality educatrion to the future citizens of India.

A Short Brief About Medipalli Mission

Medipally Mission was started in the year 2002, by Rev. Fr. Mathew Mundamattam as its first MSFS priest. When it was entrusted there was no school and parish church, 2002 three acres of land was bought. Later SFS high school was built and in 2007 Medipally was erected as a parish and the Church was built named as Mother of Compassion and Rev. Fr. Mathew Mundamattam was appointed as the Parish Priest. It has catholic population of 400 faithful, 145 catholic families.

It is bifurcated from Ghatkesar parish which was entrusted to the MSFS for pastoral care by late Most Rev. Dr. M. Joji, Arch Bishop of Hyderabad. In 2004, S.F.S. School was started by Rev. Fr. Mathew Mundamattam. In the initial years (2004 to 2009), Sisters of St. Joseph of Annecy were serving in the school as principals. Sr. Swarnalatha sja was the first principal of the school and Rev. Fr. Mathew continued as the correspondent. In 2009, Rev. Fr. Joy Kuzhinjalil msfs was appointed as the Principal of S.F.S. School and also Parish Priest of Mother of Compassion Church, Medipally.

Some Details About The Centre

  • Apostolates at the Centre - Parish Ministry and Education Ministry
  • Other Apostolates at the Centre - Community development programmes like – tailoring, embroidery, Fabric painting.
  • Number of confreres at present - Three Priests
  • People benefitting from it are mostly - Settlers, migrants from TS, AP, lower middle class & Middle class
  • Infrastructure - Sufficient but needs to be improved for the future needs
  • Financial Status - Self-sufficient
  • Suggestions and Comments for its Future - Water plant in the school is needed