Personality of the month

REV. FR. VALERIAN MENDONCA, M.A., B.Sc., B.Th., Diploma in Communications.

Barkur cordially welcomes you….. The new parish priest of St. Peter’s Church, Barkur

Mr Barkur Dharmaraja Shetty

We at ‘Team,’, hesitant to attempt to draw the true portrait of such a tall and great personality for long  – we doubt, our restricted 2 pages will no way do justice to the man and his family, as his was / is a wonderful personality – he is a renowned Chemical Engineer of the country today

Rtn PHF Shrinivasa Shettigar

Though the Barkur-on line team members scattered at distant places, it was a Sunday evening of 13/01/2007, luckily few of us were together – viz. our host Kishore Gonsalves, Eric Soans, Dr Manoj D’Lima…… after watching  the valedictory  ceremony  - children’s literary conference at NJC auditorium, fortunate to meet a rare personality in Srinivasa S...

Dr. Joseph Gonsalves - B.E., M.Tech. (IIT-M), Ph.D., (IIT-M) F.I.E., M.I.ST.E., M.T.S.O.I., M.F.P.S.I.

Barkur, having rich tradition and history, is a host for several personalities, who have reached extra heights in various fields. There are also sons and daughters, whose parents and ancestors once lived, learned and reigned in this place, but for some reasons, opted to migrate, in search of better pastures and prospered both materially and in soci...

Prof Rajshekhar Hebbar

Presenting Prof. Rajshekhar Hebbar as our POM

Mr Herald D'Souza

A man born to make plans, events and programmes possible otherwise everyone thought impossible, Mr. Herald D’Souza. The familiar name so synonymous with the history of Barkur town, especially youth activities, the Barkur Church and its surroundings, for the last quarter of a century, and still going strong, while occupying the prestigious Vice Pres...

Augustine Arunraj Dais

A man who used to carry the spirit of the child into his mid fifty’s, which means never loosing enthusiasm, is always in the news for the last three decades. In other words, Augustine Arunraj Dias is one man, hardly believes that he grows older, mostly we feel, for him that at a certain age one ‘stands still and stagnates’. No, as a fit man he taug...

Ms Divya Furtado

We at Barkur-on-line, not only happy and proud, but consider it our obligation to honor Ms Divya Furato as ‘Personality of the Month’ and here-under is just a glimpse of what we heard, read………….and observed.

Rev Fr Mark Gonsalves

Now about 25 years ago, no one dreamt, even on that special evening on 4th February, 1981, in the well decorated Church of St. Peter, Barkur, while Bishop of Bellary Diocese Most Rev. Dr. Ambrose Yadanapally, ordained a simple, lean, tall man with holy oil in the presence of hundreds of faithful, will grow this height of success, in the service of...

Rev Fr Remigeous Aranha

60th Birthday Celebration of a devout Priest itself a milestone and we Barkurians are privileged to join Rev. Fr. Remigius Aranaha on this special occasion, while he concelebrates a high mass to thank Almighty on 1st October 2006.