The Divine Mercy Centre, Habsiguda, Secunderabad is run by the Society of the Holy Spirit. It is a ministry focused on the renewal of love and commitment to God and His people through Proclamation, Healing, Deliverance, Counselling, Retreats etc. The ministry has been working actively in carrying out the word of God by creating prayer groups in every village and also providing a copy of the Bible to every family. The Society lives by the motto “By the Word, Anoint the World”, proclaiming the spirituality “May the Heart of Jesus live in the hearts of all”.
Fr Christuraj James, the Founder of the Society of the Holy Spirit: He was ordained Priest for the society of the Divine Word (SVD) in 1990. His love for preaching the Word of God, continues to transform many lives, his inital work at Toopran, Sangareddy of Arch Diocese of Hyderabad inspired him to start the Divine Word Centre at Muthangi in 1994. Following our Lord’s plan he established the Divine Mercy Centre, Habsiguda, a Home for Poor Children at Muthangi and a HIV/AIDS Children’s home namely Rakshana Deepam at Moinabad in the year 1996. He worked as the Dean of Sangareddy during the years 1998-2008.
Such began the work of our Lord, on 11th April 2010, with the erection of the Society of the Holy Spirit. It was approved by the Most Rev Thumma Bala D D, the Archbishop of Hyderabad. After 5 years, the ministry was canonically erected by the Most Rev Govindu Joji D D, Bishop of Nalgonda on 10th April 2015 who is also the patron of the Society of the Holy Spirit.
St Paul, the Missionary Apostle is the heavenly patron saint of the Divine Mercy Centre, Habsiguda . Many of his writings are contained in the Canon of the Bible and have influenced the growth and development of the Church since the first century.