Our Lady of Assumption Church, Velsao, Goa

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History:
The Our Lady of Assumption Church, Velsao, Goa is known as Nossa Senhora Assunta Igreja in Portuguese. The Our Lady of Assumption Church, Velsao, Goa is popularly called the Velsao Church locally in Goa. The Velsao Church was built in 1634. The Velsao Church was elevated into a independent Parish on 28th May 1635.  The Feast of the Assumption of Our Lady at the Our Lady of Assumption Church, Velsao is celebrated over three days.

The Religious Orders in the Parish of Our Lady of Assumption Church, Velsao, Goa are the Women Religious orders of Holy Family Sisters (SFN) and the Sisters Adorers (AASC). The Holy Family Sisters are based at the Saints Peter and Paul Convent, Dando, Velsao, Cansaulim, Goa and The Holy Family Sisters are based at Casa Sacramento at Velsao, Cansaulim, Goa.

The Chapel without a Chaplain in the Velsao Parish is The Our Lady of Piety Chapel, Pale, Velsao, Goa.

The Number of Catholics in the Parish of Our Lady of Assumption Church, Velsao, Goa is around 6.150.
The Feast of the Patron Saint of Our Lady of Assumption Church, Velsao, Goa is held on August 15, every year.

The Parish Priest of Our Lady of Assumption Church at Velsao, Goa is Fr Lawrence Rodrigues.

The Address of the Velsao Church is Our Lady of Assumption Church at Velsao, Cansaulim, Goa 403712
The Telephone Contact Number of Our Lady of Assumption Church at Velsao, Goa is 0832 2754156.

 

 

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Religious Orders in the Parish