Our Lady of Bethlehem Church, Bambolim, Goa

Our Lady of Bethlehem Church, Bambolim, Goa is called ‘Nossa Senhora de Belem igreja em Bambolim, Goa’ in Portuguese. The Our Lady of Bethlehem Church, Bambolim, Goa is popularly called ‘The Bambolim Church’ locally in Goa. The Bambolim church was previously a primitive chapel built in 1613 and was attached to the parish of St. Mary Magdalene of Siridao. The Bambolim Church was elevated to a parish church, within three years. The present version of the Bambolim Church was built by the provision of 5.1.1852. A few kilometers away from the Bambolim parish church, a modest wayside cross, popularly known as the ‘Fulancho Khuris’ (the flower decked cross) on National Highway 17 gave way, in 1997 to a grandiose shrine building which is now a popular centre for Eucharistic devotion.

Chapel with Chaplains in the parish of Our Lady of Bethlehem Church, Bambolim, Goa
Holy Cross Shrine ( Fulancho Khuris), Bambolim, Goa.

Religious Orders based in the Parish of Our Lady of Bethlehem Church, Bambolim, Goa
Sisters of the Holy family of Nazareth (SFN) based at Holy Family Niwas, Bambolim, Goa.

The Number of Catholics in the Parish of Our Lady of Bethlehem Church, Bambolim, Goa is 560.
The Feast of Our Lady of Bethlehem Church, Bambolim, Goa is celebrated on the 2nd Sunday of January every year.

The Parish Priest of Our Lady of Bethlehem Church at Bambolim, Goa is Fr Carlisto Milagres Coelho.
The address of The Bambolim Church is Our Lady of Bethlehem Church at Bambolim, GMC Complex, Goa 403 202.

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