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Solemn Inauguration of the Year of St. Joseph in Bengaluru Archdiocese

Most Rev. Dr. Peter Machado, Archbishop of Bangalore inaugurated the Year of St. Joseph – Father of the Poor symbolically lighting the lamp during

“The differently-abled are part of the suffering humanity” - Archbishop Peter Machado

The Archdiocesan Commission for the Differently Abled celebrated the International Day of Persons with Disability.

Bengaluru Archbishop inaugurates St. Patrick’s Home: A Spacious and Artistic presbytery

It was a historic and joyous day for the clergy and faithful of St. Patricks Church, Brigade Road, as Archbishop Most Rev. Dr Peter Machado

Bangalore Archdiocese helps Flood Victims in Karwar Diocese receive New Houses

Bangalore Archdiocese continues to strengthen its network with suffragan dioceses as it reaches out to the flood victims of North Karnataka.

World day of the Poor coincides the distribution of new homes for flood victims

Thanks to the Archdiocese of Bangalore as some of the flood-affected families in the dioceses of North Karnataka continue to smile as they received their new homes.

A meaningful Children’s day in Bengaluru Archdiocese for Specially abled children

The Archdiocesan Commission for the differently-abled in association with the Archdiocesan Communications Centre celebrated Children’s Day on Sunday

Inter-Religious Harmony Meet

A ‘Go Green’ initiative & Communal Harmony – A message of peace - to commemorate Eid Meelad un Nabi was launched at Bangalore by Jumma Masjid Trust

Bengaluru Archbishop Celebrates the Much Awaited Chrism Mass

Most Rev. Dr. Peter Machado, Archbishop of Bangalore celebrated the Chrism Mass on Tuesday at St. Francis Xavier’s Cathedral

Women’s Commission Organizes distribution of Tabs to Poor Girl Students

In an initiative of the Archdiocesan Women’s Commission to provide Acer Tabs for identified poor girl students, Most Rev. Dr. Peter Machado

Seven Families – Beneficiaries of New Homes through the aid of Archdiocese

Understanding the plight of the people, Archbishop of Bengaluru, Most Rev. Dr Peter Machado initiated various measures to raise funds for the relief work.

'Laudato Si' Week in the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bangalore

With the planet still grappling with the coronavirus pandemic, a more subdued, mostly digital ‘Laudato Si’ week kicked off on May 16 running through May 24.

Indian Religious Leaders pray together for overcoming the Corona Pandemic

In response to the call of Pope Francis, that all believers around the world to join through prayer, fasting or by performing acts of charity on Thursday

Bengaluru Archdiocese is gifted with two new priests amidst Corona Lockdown!

The Archdiocese of Bangalore rejoiced over the sacerdotal ordinations of two deacons Naveen Kumar and Lukose to the priesthood on Tuesday, 12th May 2020

12 New Deacons to the Archdiocese of Bangalore

It was a day of great joy to the Metropolitan Archdiocese of Bangalore as it welcomed 12 newly ordained deacons to the Archdiocese. The celebration took place

Bangalore Archdiocesan Priests Choir Sings Glory to The Risen Lord

Music is a beautiful piece of art that can lift our moods, combat depression, improve blood flow, lower levels of stress and ease pain. One good thing about

Archdiocese of Bangalore launches Mobile App

It was an historical moment for the Bangalore Catholic Church as it launched an exclusive Mobile App under the title “Archdiocese of Bangalore”

Way to Calvary: Archdiocesan Youth Walk the Way of the Cross to Annamma Hills

The Archdiocesan Youth meditated on the passion of our Lord as they walked their way to Annamma Hills.

Women's Day celebration at Our Lady of Victories Church, KGF

The KGF Deanery in collaboration with the Small Christian Communities (SCC) celebrated International

The Women’s Commission celebrated International Women’s Day

The Women’s Commission of the Archdiocese of Bangalore celebrated the International Women’s Day

Tumakuru Deanary Lenten Convention

As the Holy Season of Lent has begun, the Archdiocesan Commission for Proclamation

CORONACARE.LIFE: A website clearing qualms about Corona Virus launched

An online facility for anyone who is stressed about Corona Virus to

Archbishop blesses the renovated houses in KGF

Most Rev. Dr. Peter Machado, Archbishop of Bangalore, blessed the renovated

Awareness Day at St. Patrick’s Church

The Archdiocesan Commission for the differently abled, Bangalore celebrated Inclusion Awareness Day

“Behind every successful woman there is a tribe of successful women”, underscores SPARKLE Program.

‘Behind every successful man is a woman; behind

Cancer Awareness Program

Bangalore Multi-Purpose Social Service Society (BMSSS) of the Archdiocese of Bangalore organized a cancer awareness program

Catholic Doctor Association conducts medical check-up

The inmates of night shelter located in the premises of the Archbishop’s House

Christian unity prayer Octave

The fifth day of the week of prayer for Christian unity was organized in Our Lady of Lourdes Church, Halasuru

The archdiocesan directory 2020 released

We are delighted to inform that the long-awaited day has come and “This is the day the Lord had made” Ps 118:24.

Archdiocesan Women’s commission host SPARKLE

Most Rev. Dr. Peter Machado, Archbishop of Bangalore, expressed his love and compassion for migrants

Another milestone for Inclusion Awareness Sunday

Most Rev. Dr. Peter Machado, Archbishop of Bangalore, expressed his love and compassion for migrants

100,000 hits for the Bangalore Archdiocese website!

Come January 14, the archdiocesan website marks a year’s anniversary

Minor Seminarians feature splendid performances at their annual day!

The Rector, staff and students of Bhakti Bhavan, the Archdiocesan Minor Seminary felt exhilarated as they celebrated the annual day

Christmas Celebration with People of Other Faiths

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The Catholic Enquiry Center of the Archdiocese of Bangalore along with Infant Jesus Shrine, Viveknagar, celebrated Christmas

Jigani parish forms it’s first youth group

The Youth of Jigani parish was being enlightened on their role and active participation in the Church. Rev. Fr. Lourduraj

Archbishop celebrates Christmas with migrants

Most Rev. Dr. Peter Machado, Archbishop of Bangalore, expressed his love and compassion for migrants

Kolping Day Celebration & Sparsha (Campaign Against Cancer) Awareness Program

The KOLPING Day celebration & ‘SAPRSHA – Campaign against cancer’ awareness

The Archdiocesan Women’s commission inaugurates “SPARKLE”

“SPARKLE” a multilingual program to Connect, Communicate and Celebrate!

“Today I felt like a Christian” – a Paediatrician’s response at the Inclusive Sunday mass

As more Bangalore parishes are welcoming “Inclusive Sunday”

‘Inclusion Awareness Day’ celebrated at Ascension Church

The Commission for Differently Abled in association with the Clergy and Parishioners of Ascension Church celebrated a special mass

Archdiocesan Education Board facilitates meritorious students

The Archdiocesan Board of Education, the Education Commission of the Archdiocese of Bangalore under

Archbishop walks the Pavilion with priests

Sporting a white cap and a cricket jersey, Archbishop Peter Machado knocked- the first ball off at a cricket tournament (Priests Premier League)

Reaching as many is the important purpose of preaching no matter where and how

The closing of the Extraordinary Mission Month was organized at the Infant Jesus Shrine with a meaningful liturgical celebration.

Bangalore Archdiocese hosts Mission Symposium as part of EMM

As the Extraordinary Missionary Month is on the verge of culmination, a large number of nuns, lay people and priests attended the Mission

Journalists are the eyes, ears and mouth of the Church

As part of the Extraordinary Mission Month (October-2019), the Archdiocese of Bangalore held Catholic Journalists and Writers Meet at Paalana Bhavana,

Reach Out 2019

The Bangalore Archdiocese youth commission organised the annual inter parish cultural fest ' REACH OUT' on 12th and 13th October 2019

EMM day celebration at St. Joseph’s deanery

A holiday was well spent by the various representatives of the eight parishes of Briand Square

A networking workshop for all the commissions’

A day’s workshop was organized at Paalanaa Bhavana for all the secretaries and joint secretaries

ICYM core-group leaders call on Archbishop

Three ICYM (Indian Catholic Youth Movement) of the State organising committee called-on Archbishop Rev. Peter Machado September 7th, to seek

“Formation is a must for extraordinary ministers of holy communion”

The Archdiocesan Liturgy Commission organised the ongoing formation on the sacred ministry of the Extraordinary ministers of Holy Communion

A walking and singing pilgrimage to Mary’s Shrine by ICYM youth

Around 350 members of the archdiocesan Youth participated in a Marian pilgrimage by walking to St. Mary’s Basilica on 31st August 2019.

A milestone day for the archdiocese as several committees inaugurated!

Most Rev Dr Peter Machado inaugurated the newly Archdiocesan committees on August 28, 2019 at Paalanaa Bhavana

New houses inaugurated for the flood victims of Kerala with the support of Bangalore Archdiocese

Through the support of the Archdiocese of Bangalore, 10 new houses are built for the victims affected by great floods

ICYM BANGALORE Organizes Youth Leadership program

A two day Youth Leadership program was observed on August 10 and 11 at Paalanaa Bhavana, the Archdiocesan Pastoral Center.

The Body of Christ is complete only when migrants too find their place!

About 34 participants from different migrant groups met together to plan international migrants’ day at Paalanaa Bhavana, the archdiocesan pastoral