Our Lady of Merces Church, Merces, Goa

Our Lady of Merces Church, Merces, Goa

The Our Lady of Merces Church, Merces, Goa is called ‘Nossa Senhora das Merces Igreja em Merces, Goa’ in Portuguese.  The Our Lady of Merces Church, Merces, Goa is popularly called ‘The Merces Church’ locally in Goa. The Merces Church was originally a chapel dedicated to Nossa Senhora das Merces (Our Lady of the Favours) and was founded before 1600. The Merces Church became a parish in 1613. In 1885, the former parish of Santa Barbara was suppressed and affiliated to the Merces church. A new parochial residence at the Merces Church was inaugurated in November, 1997.

Chapels (without Chaplains) in the Parish of Our Lady of Merces Church, Merces, Goa
Our Lady of Miracles Chapel, Vaddi, Merces, Goa
St. Cajetan Chapel, Sant Caitan Vaddo, Merces, Goa
Educational Institutions based in the Parish of Our Lady of Merces Church, Merces, Goa
Our Lady of Merces high school, Merces, Goa.

The Number of Catholics in the Parish of Our Lady of Merces Church, Merces, Goa is 7,000.
The Feast of Our Lady of Merces Church, Merces, Goa is celebrated on the 2nd Sunday of November every year.

The Parish Priest of Our Lady of Merces Church at Merces, Goa is Fr Remedios Britto Furtado.
The Assistant Priest of Our Lady of Merces Church at Merces, Goa is Fr Edward Costa.
The Priest on Staff at Our Lady of Merces Church at Merces, Goa is Fr Pedro Miranda.

The Address of the Merces Church is Our Lady of Merces Church at Merces, Santa Cruz, Goa 403 005.
The Telephone Contact number of Our Lady of Merces Church at Merces, Goa is 0832 2448113.
The Email address of Our Lady of Merces Church at Merces, Goa is mercesparish11@yahoo.com

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