Papal Nuncio conveys Pope’s Greetings on Patna Diocese Centenary

Papal Nuncio conveys Pope’s Greetings on Patna Diocese Centenary

The Catholics of Patna and Bihar celebrate 100 years of the Catholic community’s contribution to the development of Bihar, and give thanks to the Lord for providing them the numerous opportunities to be of service to others. To be a Christian means to live a life of love, because God is Love, and the way […]

An Agnostic Deconstructs the Bible Mahotsav

An Agnostic Deconstructs the Bible Mahotsav

In these troubled times, and despite what the apologists for a particular political regime want to say, these are definitely troubled times; three thousand Catholics, over half of them the rural poor, congregated at a church in Patna to acknowledge the source of their faith. And for so many who came, this was an act […]

Celebrating the Word that Transforms: Bihar Bible Mahotsav

Celebrating the Word that Transforms: Bihar Bible Mahotsav

PATNA (OCTOBER 16): The Transforming and liberating Word is at the heart of a celebration that has drawn some 3000 Catholics from different parts of Bihar to  a three day Bible Mahotsav at Queen of Apostles’ Church, Kurji, in Patna, the state capital. The festival is one of the first major events in a year- […]

पटना महाधर्मप्रान्तीय बाइबिल महोत्सव: धर्मग्रन्थ में शान्ति एवं सदभाव का समारोह

पटना महाधर्मप्रान्तीय बाइबिल महोत्सव: धर्मग्रन्थ में शान्ति एवं सदभाव का समारोह

पटना (बिहार): दिनांक 15 अक्टूबर (सोमवार) को पूरे बिहार मे ईसाई प्रतिनिधि एवं प्रतिभागी लगभग तीन हजार की संख्या में कुर्जी स्थित ‘ प्रेरितों की महारानी ईश मंदिर गिरजाघर’ के परिसर मे एकत्रित होने जा रहे है। पिछले वर्ष पटना के महाधर्माध्यक्ष विलियम डिसूजा, ये.स. ने इस वर्ष को बाइबिल वर्ष  धोषित किया था। त्रिदिवसीय […]

Patna Archdiocese enters Centenary Year

Patna Archdiocese enters Centenary Year

A day of prayer and adoration across churches in Patna Archdiocese marked the beginning of the Centenary celebrations of Patna Archdiocese. Earlier,  Most Reverend William D’Souza SJ, Archbishop of Patna  called for a Day of Prayer in all parishes across the state to mark the start of the Centenary year of Patna Archdiocese. In a […]

Catholics : a part of Bihar for over 300 years!

Catholics : a part of Bihar for over 300 years!

The 66,500 Catholics in 11 districts of  Bihar State are getting ready to celebrate the 100th birthday of the Diocese of Patna, but the history of the Catholic faith in Bihar can be traced some 398 years ago, when Jesuit Father Simon Figueredo SJ came to Patna in 1620 at the invitation of the Mughal […]