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 and creation of a just society of Human person living with respect and dignity free from any type of oppression and exploitation.
To renew the Christian family, to make the parish a fully participatory community, to make the parish a self reliant community and to build up human communities based on Gospel values through various apostolate such as Education, health service, family visit and prayer and social service.
How it all started:
Panigoan is a Village in Kannod Tehsil in Dewas District of Madhya Pradesh State, India. It belongs to Ujjain Division. It is located 91 KM towards East from District head quarters Dewas. 111 KM from State capital Bhopal. Panigoan Pin code is 455440 and postal head office is Kantaphod. Panigoan is surrounded by Khategaon Tehsil towards East, Ashta Tehsil towards North, Bagli Tehsil towards west, Baladi Tehsil towards South. Harda, Sehore, Dewas, Seoni-Malwa are the nearby Cities to Panigoan. There is no railway station near to Panigoan in less than 10 km. However Indore Jn Bg Rail Way Station is major railway station 100 KM near to Panigoan. Seva Kendra, Panigaon now consists of one director
Immunization: all 60 villages are visited by our immunization team which consists of one Sister, one PMP doctor, an awareness imparting person one handicapped person to keep all records. As consequence today almost all the children in our territory are immunized. Mothers especially are aware of health needs and cleanliness. Awareness building: On health education, cleaning, personal hygiene on modern farming, environment on government programmes for the people on their rights and duties, panchayat raj, on consumer protection need for saving etc.
Mahila Mandal: (Women’s Group) in all our 60 villages we have grouped Mahilas who have their meetings every month. This is a forum where they discuss their own problems like wife beating, drunkenness etc where we impart awareness to them.
Youth Organization: In a good number of villages we have organized the youth. They come together to discuss the nee s and problems of the village and to find solutions.
Literacy Programmes; through youth we are trying to make others literate. At present we have a number of Centres where evening literacy classes are going on.
Livestock: Our barefoot technician gives training to the youth on the improvement of livestock, curative treatment and preventive methods. The villagers appreciate it very much.
Forest Protection Committee: In about 40 villages with the cooperation of the forest staff this committee is working well in preserving the forest and protecting it.
Bio-gas programme: So far we have built about 900 plants and all are in working condition. The Khadi Commission recognized our work last year by presenting a shawl to Seva Kendra in its annual meeting at Jabalpur
Confreres who worked so far
Name of the Confreres
Post / Assignment
Fr. Albinus Kujur
Assistant Parish Priest
Fr. Raju Sastya
Fr. Sudhir Shenoy
Assistant Parish Priest