About Barkur

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‘Barkur-on-line Team’ always tries to show-case the best Barkurian ethos and cultural diversity, and every effort is made so is our wish to capture the entire spectrum of Barkur’s vibrant colors. One such effort in line is the below chronology of great events involving our Barkur, over the centuries, which is prepared based on the following records and books published from time to time.

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Personality of the month
Rev. Sr. Noelle Marie of Sacred Heart of Jesus

Rev. Sr. Noelle Marie of Sacred Heart of Jesus

A young talented girl completes her SSLC exam with flying colors from the local National Higher Secondary School (Todays National Junior College) in May 1960. The then Headmaster of the High school, Shri. PN Bhoja Rao expects his favorite and brilliant student to go for College studies in MGM Udupi….that too was whispered in the ears of her proud parents and elder brothers…..Ultimately she was admitted for her BA studies in prestigious St Agnes College, Mangalore, opting to reside in the College Hostel…..On obtaining bachelor degree, with a first class, probably ‘first woman graduate from Furtado Family’, in May 1966, yes she is none other than Gratia Daisy Furtado……. 

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Archie's Corner
  • Rev. Fr. Patrick Rodrigues…..a priest with a difference….

    This is a story of 1978, some 40 years back; I had just appeared my First PUC exams in May in the local National Junior College, Barkur, and waiting for results. In the same May, 4th, 1978, our next door neighbor Rev. Fr. Anthony Fernandes priestly ordination was held at Milagres Church, Mangalore, along with five other priests. It caught our attention of the one who spoke so impressively, to express their gratitude to the then Bishop Rt. Rev. Dr. Basil S. D’Souza and others. When we saw Fr. Patrick Rodrigues, the man spoke on that day, as the replacement of Rev. Fr. Henry D’Souza, the founder of CYM Barkur, as our new Assistant Parish Priest, on 23rd May, 1978, our hearts filled with great joy………to herald a new era of youth triumph in Barkur…!

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Memorial Souvenir
Pedruchi Chavi June 2016
A Prayer Petition
Best Wishes
All The Best Ashish Andrade Ashish Andrade
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Happy birthday to Aaron Pais Aaron Pais
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Alice Sequeira (78), Barkur
Born :
Passed away : February 19, 2019
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Sr Marie Nelly AC (74)
Born :
Passed away : Tuesday, January 29, 2019
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