Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Batim, Goa

Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Batim, Goa

Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Batim, Goa is called ‘Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe Igreja em Batim, Goa’ in Portuguese. The Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Batim, Goa is popularly called ‘The Batim Church’ locally in Goa. The evangelisation of the Batim village truly began with the advent of the Jesuit missionaries in the Batim area in the year 1555. The primitive parish of Batim comprised of Batim and Goa Velha. The present Batim Church was built by the provision of November 5, 1867. A much older church, dedicated to Apostles Sts Simon and Jude and belonging to the suppressed parish of Ganxim, has been standing on a hillock of the village, for the last four centuries.

Religious Orders based in the Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Batim, Goa
The Pilar Fathers (SFX) based at Fr Agnel Seminary, Gaunkar Vaddo, Batim, Goa.

The Number of Catholics in the Parish of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Batim, Goa is 2,500.
The Feast of Our Lady of Guadalupe Church, Batim, Goa is celebrated on 19th December every year.

The Assistant Priest at Our Lady of Guadalupe Church at Batim, Goa is Fr Ubaldo Fernandes.
The address of the Batim church is Our Lady of Guadalupe Church at Batim, Goa-Velha, Goa 403108.

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