Our Lady of Hope Church, Candolim, Goa

Our Lady of Hope Church, Candolim, Goa

Our Lady of Hope Church, Candolim, Goa is called ‘Nossa Senhora da Esperenca Igreja em Candolim, Goa’  in Portuguese.The Our Lady of Hope Church, Candolim, Goa is popularly called ‘The Candolim Church’ locally in Goa. The primitive Candolim church was built in 1560 and repaired and remodelled in 1661. Six years later the present Candolim Church was built on a different site, and its two towers were added in 1764. The tower on the left side of the Candolim Church came down due to heavy rains and it was repaired in 1955.

Religious Orders based in the Parish of Our Lady of Hope Church, Candolim, Goa
Franciscan Missionaries of Christ the King(FMCK) based at St Anthony’s Home, Candolim, Goa
Sisters of Charity of St. Bartholomea Capotanio and Vincenza Gerosa ( Bambina Sisters) (SCCG) based at Bosio Convent, Candolim, Goa

Educational Institutions based in the Parish of Our Lady of Hope Church, Candolim, Goa
St. Theresa higher Secondary School, Candolim, Goa
St. Theresa High School, Candolim, Goa

Social Institutions based in the Parish of Our Lady of Hope Church, Candolim, Goa
Bosio Hospital, Candolim, Goa run by the Bambina Sisters.
‘Arc of Hope’ home for the aged, Candolim, Goa run by the St Vincent de Paul Society.

Chapels ( without chaplains) in the Parish of Our Lady of Hope Church, Candolim, Goa
Our Lady of Piety Chapel, (Dando), Candolim, Goa.
Our Lady of Desterro Chapel, Saipem, Candolim, Goa.
Our Lady of Good Success Chapel, Vaddi,Candolim, Goa.

The Number of Catholics in the Parish of Our Lady of Hope Church, Candolim, Goa is 5,000
The Feast of Our Lady of Hope Church, Candolim, Goa is celebrated on 18th December every year.

The Parish Priest of Our Lady of Hope Church at Candolim, Goa is Fr Romualdo Rodrigues.
The Assistant Priest of Our Lady of Hope Church at Candolim, Goa is Fr Peter Simon Mascarenhas.

The Address of the Candolim Church is Our Lady of Hope Church at Candolim, Goa 403515.
The Telephone Contact number of Our Lady of Hope Church at Candolim, Goa is 0832 2489084.
The Email address of Our Lady of Hope Church at Candolim, Goa is ourladyofhopecandolim@gmail.com

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