Our Lady of Miracles Church, Sanguem, Goa

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History:
The Our Lady of Miracles Church, Sanguem, Goa is called ‘Nossa Senhora dos Milagres Igreja em Sanguem, Goa’ in Portuguese. The Our Lady of Miracles Church, Sanguem, Goa is also called The Sanguem Church in Goa. The Sanguem Church existed in 1763 and was located in Zambaulim. The Sanguem chapel affiliated to the Parish Church of Zambaulim was blessed in 1853. In 1858, the Sanguem chapel was raised to the status of a Parish Church and the Church building was constructed. The structure was small and was known for many years as ‘Military Chapel’. Eventually a new church building of Our Lady of Miracles Church, Sanguem, Goa was built in 1977.

The Number of Catholics in the parish of Our Lady of Miracles Church, Sanguem, Goa is estimated to be around 6,200

The Religious Orders found in the Parish of Our Lady of Miracles Church, Sanguem, Goa are The Society of the Missionaries of St Francis Xavier (SFX), The Order of Friars Minor (Capuchins) (OFM CAP), The Association of Pilar Sisters (PSA) and The Holy Family Sisters (SFN). The Pilar Father SFX are based at Xavier Sadan in Sanguem, Goa. The Order of Friars Minor Capuchins are based at The Our Lady of Angels Friary at Dudhal, Kalle, Sanguem, Goa. The Association of Pilar Sisters (PSA) is based at The Pilar Sisters Association, Uguem, Funtemoll, Sanguem, Goa and The Holy Family Sisters SFN are based at St Joseph Convent at Bamonsi, Sanguem, Goa.

The Educational Institutions present in the Our Lady of Miracles Church, Sanguem, Goa parish are Our Lady of Miracles High School , The Our Lady of Piety Primary School in Ugem and the Home For Boys The St Francis Xavier Sadan (SFX) all these are run and managed by The Missionaries of St Francis Xavier (SFX).

The Chapels with chaplains which are present in the Our Lady of Miracles Church, Sanguem, Goa parish are
Our Lady of Piety Chapel, Uguem, Sanguem, Goa.
Our Lady of Piety Chapel in Malcornem, Sanguem, Goa.

The Chapel without a Chaplain is the Our lady of Vailankanni Chapel in Sanguem.

The Feast of Our Lady of Miracles Church, Sanguem, Goa is celebrated on the last Sunday of May every year.

The Parish Priest of Our Lady of Miracles Church, Sanguem, Goa is Fr Patrick Luis SFX.
The Assistant Priest of Our Lady of Miracles Church, Sanguem, Goa is Fr Mark Luis Furtado SFX.
The Assistant Priest of Our Lady of Miracles Church, Sanguem, Goa is Fr Bismark Fernandes SFX.

The Address of The Sanguem Church is Our Lady of Miracles Church, Sanguem, Goa 403704
The Telephone Contact Number of The Our Lady of Miracles Church at Sanguem, Goa is 0832 2604204.

 

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Institutions in the Parish