Our Lady of Glory Church, Varca, Goa

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Our Lady of Glory Church, Varca, Goa is called ‘Nossa Senhora da Glora Igreja em Varca, Goa’ in Portuguese. Our Lady of Glory Church, Varca, Goa is popularly called ‘The Varca Church’ locally in Goa.
The Varca Church
was elevated into a parish on 28.5.1635. The Varca Church was built in 1700 and dedicated to Our Lady of Glory, after the earlier one was destroyed . A statue of Christ (Senhor Morto) existing in the Our Lady of Glory Church, Varca church attracts crowds of devotees particularly on the 27th of November. A new parochial residence for the Varca church was inaugurated on 24.4.1998.

The Religious order based in the parish of of Our Lady of Glory Church, Varca, Goa is The Redemptorists (CSSR). The Redemptorists in the Varca Parish are based at St Gerard Majella Study House, Calvaddo, Varca, Goa

The Educational Institution based in the parish of Our Lady of Glory Church, Varca, Goa is St Mary’s High School, Varca, Goa.

The Chapel without a chaplain in the parish of Our Lady of Glory Church, Varca, Goa is St Rock Chapel, Fatrade, Goa.

The Number of Catholics in the parish of Our Lady of Glory Church at Varca, Goa is 6,600.
The Feast of Our Lady of Glory Church at Varca, Goa is celebrated on the second Sunday of November every year.

The Parish Priest of Our Lady of Glory Church at Varca, Goa is Fr Candido Fernandes.
The Assistant Priest of Our Lady of Glory Church at Varca, Goa is Fr Damaciano Carvalho.
The Priest at Home at Our Lady of Glory Church at Varca, Goa is Fr Jose Maria Rodrigues Rebello.

The Address of the Varca Church is Our Lady of Glory Church at Varca, Goa 403721.
The telephone contact number of Our Lady of Glory Church at Varca, Goa is 0832 2779179 and 0832 2771449.

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