VENTRAPRAGADA

Patron : Sacred Heart
Parish Priest : Rev. Fr. Kandula Maria Babu

Address : Parish Priest
Catholic Church
VENTRAPRAGADA
Krishna Dt. – 521 263

Telephone number : 08674 25 94 35

INSTITUTIONS:
Shanthi Bhavan
Sacred Heart E. M. High School

Catholics : 3197
Chapels : 15
Catechists : 13
Substations : 18
Prayer Huts : 01
Parish Schools : 01
Teachers : 01

HISTORY:

Ventrapragada Parish was bifurcated from Gudivada parish; a few substations from Uppaluru and Vuyyuru Parishes were added to it and was canonically erected a parish on 19th May, 2007. Fr. Nuthalapati Kishore was appointed as its first parish priest. He built the presbytery while residing at Gudivada parish. The new presbytery was blessed by His Lordship Prakash Mallavarapu on 20th April, 2008. The foundation stone for the new parish church was blessed by His Lordship Prakash Mallavarapu on 29th April, 2010 and was blessed by the bishop on xx.xx.xxxx. And a Maria Matha Mandiram was built by Fr. Xxxxxxxxxxxxxx and was blessed by the bishop on xx.xx.xxxx.

Substations: 18
Ventrapragada A ( Ambedkar nagar 1926) , Ventrapragada B ( Pulavarthi Gudem 1993), Ventrapragada C ( Sivapuram 2007), Doollavanigudem (1953), Dubamalapalli (1960), Dusarapalem (1985), Gurivindagunta (1952), Pedaparapudi (1925), Kalavapamula (1955), Kothaparapudi (1977), Lankapalli (1965), Mudunuru (1933), Zammidintakurru (1928), Vanapamula (1972), Vemanda (1930). Chinnaparupudi, kornipadu,

Former Parish Priests:
Fr. Nuthalapati Kishore (May 2007 – June 2011)
Fr. Abraham Thomas Kattrukudil (June 2011 – Oct 2016)

Fr. Kandula Maria Babu ( Nov 2016 –