Annual Calendar– July 2013 to June 2014

July - 2013

1 IDSSS Gov. body
2 Feast of the Sisters of Our Lady of the Garden
3 Feast of St. Thomas, Gurukul inauguration, Radio Veritas Hindi Service Silver Jubilee
4 Annual General body of IDSSS
7 United Minorities Forum meeting
14 Mata Maria Samiti Exco meeting
15 Higher Education Assistance Application scrutiny
15 Diocesan Council
16 Feast of the Congregation of Mount Carmel
26 Feast of the Sisters of St. Anne of Trichy
27 Diocesan Recollection, Meeting of Principals and Managers
28 Senior Citizens day (parish level)

August - 2013

2 Feast of the FSMA
4 Vianney day
5,6 Idcp meeting
8,9 Youth interaction with Polish friends
9-11 Marriage Preparation Course
11 Feast of the Franciscan Clarist Congregation, PMI Sunday, Id-ul-fitr (Inter religious celebrartion)
15 Assumption, Independence day, Feast of PHJC, NFE Children's gathering (IDSSS), Release of Christaayan short version
17 Parish Priests' meeting, Diocesan Council
18 Parichay Sammelan at Bhopal
19,20 Animators & Leaders Gathering
20 Young priests meeting
21 Rakhi, deanery recollection
22 Feast of the Missionaries of Charity
28 Janmashtami
28 Feast of the Augustinian Sisters
30 Gathering of USHA health workers (IDSSS)

September - 2013

1 Janmashtami (Inter-religious Celebration)
8 Nativity of the blessed Virgin Mary, Feast of SVDs, Balika Divas
7-9 Talent hunt for hostel children
9 Feast of SSP Claver, Ganesh Chaturthi
10 Sister Superior's meeting
11 Diocesan council
14 Feast of the Sisters of Holy Cross, Diocesan Recollection, Jubilee celebration of Frs. Aikara, Fr. Lucas, Fr. Patrick
19 Youth sports day
21 Tailoring exhibition by IDSSS
22 Youth sports day
27 Mata Maria Samiti prayer day
29 Silver and golden jubilee celebration of couples

October 2013

2 Gandhi Jayanti (Inter-religious Celebration)
2 Priests Council, Diocesan Council
4-6 International Conference: Gandhi, Peace & Disarmament.
5-12 National Youth Convention in Jalandhar
8 Major Superiors meeting
11-13 Bible convention
15 IDSSS Mid-term evaluation
20 Mission Sunday

November - 2013

1 IDSSS – Governing body, Youth Skit & Dance Competition
2 All souls day - Cemetery Mass
2-5 Youth regional level retreat at Indore
3 Diwali
10 Diwali Milan samaroh (Inter religious celebration)
13 Muharram
13-14 BYS Day
17 Feast of the Sisters of St. Elizabeth, Palda church blessing, Guru Nanak Jayanti (Inter-religious Celebration)
18-22 SCC convention in Goa
21 Feast of the Franciscan Sisters of the Presentation of St. Mary
23 Deanery Recollection
24 Christ the King Feast, Conclusion of the Year of Faith
25 Diocesan Council
30 Bhopal Diocese Golden Jubilee

December - 2013

1 World Aids Day, Advent begins
3 Gurukul day
6-8 Marriage Preparation Course
8 Feast of the Holy Spirit Sisters
8 Feast of the Missionary Sisters of Mary Immaculate
14 Diocesan recollection, Diocesan Council
15 Christmas Programme in Palasia
21 Idsss Christmas get together
22 United Christian Carol at Krishnapura Chhatri
27 Diocesan Christmas gathering
28 BYS sports day
29 Group Marriage in Indore (Youth), Inter-Religious Christmas Gathering
29 Feast of Holy Family – Feast day of Holy Family sisters

January - 2014

6 Epiphany, Feast of Institute of Foreign Mission Sisters
7 Birthday Bishop Chacko
14 Indore Deanery recollection
16 Diocesan Council
18 Dewas Deanery Recollections
18-25 Christian Unity Octave
19 Parichay Sammelan
22 Feast of the Pallotines
26 Republic Day, NFE Students exposure programme
30 Gandhiji's Martyrdom Day – Inter-religious Programme
31 Feast of Don Bosco Secular Institute

February - 2014

2 Day of Consecrated Life
9 Palasia Grotto Feast, Holy Childhood day, School Catechism exam (selected students)
15 Diocesan Priests / CRI recollection, Principals and managers meeting, Diocesan Council
16 World Marriage Day, Bishop Anathil Memorial Sadbhavana Award Programme
18 Sister Superiors meet
25 Feast of Daughters of the Church
24 Death anniversary of Servant of God Sr. Rani Maria

March - 2014

5 Ash Wednesday
7-9 Marriage Preparation Course
8 Women's day
12 Diocesan Council
15 Deanery recollection
19 Feast of Sisters of St. Joseph of St. Marc
24 Senior Priests meet
27 Young Priests' meet

April - 2014

6 Sunday Catechism exams
7 Priests' Council, Diocesan Council
14 Diocesan Recollection, Chrism Mass
17 Maundy Thursday
18 Good Friday
20 Easter
22-26 Angels Gathering, Altar Servers & BYS
25-27 Diocesan Vocation camp
27 Feast of Divine Mercy

May - 2014

1 Feast of Sant Joseph Sevika Sanstha, Profession
1-10 Alternative Catechism course
1-8 Major Seminarians' get-together
2 Bishop Anathil's death anniversary
3 Centenary of Holy Family Sisters
12-25 Mission exposure for youth
31 Feast of the Visitation Sisters

June - 2014

5 Idsss environment day
6-8 Mata Maria Samiti retreat
6 Feast of the Norbertines, Discipleship Training Programme - Youth
8 Pentecost
13 Feast of St. Antony in Mhow
21 Idsss Govening Body meeting
22 Feast of Precious Blood, feast of SABS, CPPS
27 Feast of Sacred Heart, S.H. Brothers' feast
28 Feast of Immaculate Heart of Mary


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M.P., India
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Vision of the Diocese

To grow as a participatory community of vibrant Christian families, nourishing ourselves on the Word of God and the sacraments, and proclaiming and propagating Gospel values, for promoting a just and peaceful society which is in harmony with the whole creation.