Our Lady of Bethlehem Church, Chandor, Goa

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History
The Our Lady of Bethlehem Church, Chandor, Goa is called Nossa Senhora de Belem Igreja in Portuguese. Our Lady of Bethlehem Church, Chandor, Goa is also popularly called The Chandor Church locally in Goa. The Our Lady of Bethlehem Church, Chandor was built in 1645. The frontispiece of the church had collapsed on 14.8.1949. The Chandor church  was reconstructed in Neo-Gothic style, but the nave and sanctuary of the Church retain their Mannerist character. The Chandor Church was blessed on 17.12.1950. A piazza Cross of intricate design stands on the Church premises.

The Educational Institution in the Chandor Parish is the St Joseph’s Educational Institute, Chandor, Goa.

The Religious Order present in the Chandor Parish are the Religious Women Order of the Pallottine Sisters. The Pallottine Sisters are based at Pallotti Jyothi Niwas (SAC) at Ponsabhat, Guirdolim, Chandor, Goa.

The Chapel with a Chaplain in the Chandor Parish is The St Francis Xavier Chapel at Guirdolim, Chandor, Goa. The Chaplain of the St Francis Xavier Chapel at Guirdolim, Chandor, Goa is Fr Jose Gomes.

The Chapels without Chaplains in the Chandor Parish are St Anthony’s Chapel, Cavorim, Chandor, Goa
St Tiago chapel, Cotta, Chandor, Goa

The Number of Catholics in the Parish of Our Lady of Bethlehem Church, Chandor, Goa is around 12,500.
The Feast of the Patron Saint of the Chandor Church, Our Lady of Bethlehem is celebrated on the 6th of January every year.

The Parish Priest of Our Lady of Bethlehem Church at Chandor, Goa is Fr Monteiro Saude Pereira.
The Assistant Priest of Our Lady of Bethlehem Church at Chandor, Goa is Fr Manuelio Rodrigues.
The Priest at Home at Our Lady of Bethlehem Church at Chandor, Goa is Fr Urbano Fernandes.

The address of the Chandor Church is Our Lady of Bethlehem Church, Chandor, Goa, 403714
The telephone contact number of Our Lady of Bethlehem Church at Chandor, Goa is 0832 2784002 or 0832 2784166.
The email address of Our Lady of Bethlehem Church at Chandor, Goa is chandorchurch@gmail.com

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Institutions in the Parish

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Patron Saint

Religious Orders in the Parish