Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Rivona, Goa

OurLadyofRosaryChurch,Rivona,Goa

History:
The Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Rivona, Goa is called ‘Nossa Senhora do Rosario Igreja em Rivona, Goa’ in Portuguese. The Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Rivona, Goa is popularly called ‘The Rivona Church’ locally in Goa. The Rivona Church was originally a chapel built in 1890. The Rivona chapel was affiliated to the church of Tilamola. The Rivona Chapel became a separate parish by the Provision of April 1, 1940. Since 1952, the Rivona Church has been entrusted to the pastoral care of the members of the Society of Pilar SFX.

The Religious Orders found in the Rivona Parish are The Salesians of Don Bosco SDB, The Helpers of Mary SHM and The Daughters of Mary Help of Christians FMA. In the Parish of Rivona, The Salesians of Don Bosco are based at The Don Bosco Agro Ed Complex at Sulcorna, Pirla, Quepem, Goa. The Helpers of Mary SHM are based at Nitya Seva Niketan (SHM) at Rivona, Quepem, Goa and the Daughters of Mary Help of Christians FMA are based at Mornese Vihar ( FMA), Sulcorna, Quepem, Goa.

The Educational Institutions present in the Parish of Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Rivona, Goa are The Our Lady of Fatima High School and the Our Lady of Rosary Primary School run by The Society of Pilar Father SFX. The Don Bosco Farm High school is run by the Salesians of Don Bosco SDB. The Daughters of Mary Help of Christians FMA run the Mornese Vihar Home for Girls while The Helpers of Mary SHM run the Nitya Seva Niketan.

The Number of Catholics in the parish of Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Rivona, Goa is around 1400.
The Feast of Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Rivona, Goa is celebrated on the third Sunday of January every year.
The Parish Priest of Our Lady of the Rosary Church at Rivona, Goa is Fr Lino Florindo SFX
The Assistant Priest of Our Lady of the Rosary Church at Rivona, Goa is Fr Anthony Melwyn Fernandes SFX.

The Address of the Rivona Church is Our Lady of the Rosary Church, Rivona,  Quepem, Goa 403705
The Telephone Contact number of Our Lady of the Rosary Church, at Rivona, Goa is 0832 2602204

 

Institutions in the Parish