The JPIC team organises non-formal education in the form of regular tuition for the children of the economically backward in the nearby villages of Madhupur, Bhalukunda, and Talab, all of whom are of other faiths. Besides regular tuitions, every year awareness programmes are organised and national festivities are celebrated.
The weekend Family and Prayer Apostolate includes family visits and SCC at Tikrapara Dehat, faatak, and Khetrajpur- the areas of Sambalpur Parish.
Weekend diaconate ministries in St. Joseph’s Cathedral Church Sambalpur, Catholic Church, Sundargarh, St. Arnold’s Church, Jharsuguda, and St. Mary’s Church, Burla.
St. Arnold’s Kindergarten
St. Arnold’s Kindergarten, housed in the Divya Jyoti Seminary, envisaged and began by Fr. Lancy Rodrigues SVD was blessed and inaugurated by Most Rev. Telesphore Bilung SVD, the then Provincial Superior of INE on 18th March 2013. This is the formal educational ministry undertaken by us, to ignite young minds and hearts that began with 30 students being enrolled in its first academic year.