Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, Moira, Goa

Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, Moira, Goa

Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, Moira, Goa is called ‘Nossa Senhora da Imaculada Conceicao Igreja em Moira, Goa’ in Portuguese. The Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, Moira, Goa is popularly called ‘The Moira Church’ locally in Goa. The Moira church was built in 1636, having been rebuilt in various places. The front of the Moira Church was rebuilt in 1800, the chancel in 1814 and the body of the church in 1832. The belfry of the Moira Church was built in 1838 to accommodate the bell of the Madre de Deus convent of Old Goa and the parochial house of the Moira Church was built in 1841.

Chapels (without Chaplains) in the Parish of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, Moira, Goa
Our Lady of the Sacred Heart of Jesus chapel, Sataporio, Moira, Goa
St. Sebastian Chapel, Povacao, Moira, Goa
Our Lady of Lourdes Chapel, Calizor, Moira, Goa
Holy Cross Chapel, Pirazona, Moira, Goa

Religious Orders based in the Parish of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, Moira, Goa
Order of Preachers (OP) based at Dominican Training Centre, Pirazona, Moira, Goa.
Missionary Sisters of the Queen of Apostles (SRA), based at Immaculate Conception Convent, Novo Portugal, Moira, Goa.
Handmaids of Christ (HC) based at Holy Spirit Home, Alto Pirazona, Moira, Goa.
Society of Jesus, Mary and Joseph (JMJ) based at Jesus Mary and Joseph Convent, Pirazona, Moira, Goa.
Franciscan Missionaries of Christ the King (FMCK) based at Asha Kiran, Atafondem, Moira, Goa.

Educational Institutions based in the Parish of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, Moira, Goa
St. Xavier’s High School, Moira, Goa.
Novitiate House, Moira, Goa.
Formation House – S.R.A. Moira, Goa.
Formation House – J.M.J. Moira, Goa.
Formation House – F.M.C.K. Moira, Goa.
Music School – Moira S.F.X. Moira, Goa.

Social Institutions based in the Parish of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, Moira, Goa
Holy Spirit Home for the Aged, Moira, Goa run by the Handmaids of Christ.

The number of Catholics based in the Parish of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, Moira, Goa is 2250.
The Feast of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church, Moira, Goa is celebrated on 8th December every year.

The Parish Priest of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church at Moira Goa is Fr Simpliciano N Fernandes.
The Priest at Home at Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church at Moira, Goa is Fr Can Atanasio Lobo.

The Address of the Moira Church is Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church at Moira, Goa 403514.
The Telephone Contact number of Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church at Moira, Goa is 0832 2470555.

 

Institutions in the Parish