St. Anne Church, Parra, Goa

St. Anne Church, Parra, Goa

The St. Anne Church, Parra, Goa is called ‘Santa Ana Igreja em Parra, Goa’ in Portuguese. The St. Anne Church, Parra, Goa is popularly called ‘The Parra Church’ locally in Goa. The Parra Church was home to the Franciscan Rectorate of St. Anne, comprising the villages of Parra, Canca and Verla. The Parra church was established between 1650 and 1653 and was affiliated to the Parish of Nagoa. This first church of St. Anne at Parra was burnt down by the Marathas in 1683, The Parra Church was however rebuilt in 1688 and exists till today.

The Religious Orders based in the Parish of St. Anne Church, Parra, Goa are the Orders of Religious Men of Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) and the Society of the Catholics Apostolate (Pallottines) (SAC). The Religious Women Orders in the Parish of St. Anne Church, Parra, Goa are The Franciscan Sisters of St. Mary of the Angels and The Fatima Sisters. The Salesians of Don Bosco are based at Don Bosco Youth Welfare Centre, Naikawaddo, Parra, Goa. The Society of the Catholic Apostolate (Pallotines) are based at Villa de Palloti, Silva Waddo, Parra, Goa. The Franciscan Sisters of St Mary are based at Jyoti Niwas, D’mello Vaddo, Canca, Parra, Goa. The Fatima Sisters are based at Pereira¬† Social Welfare Centre, Colcondem, Verla, Parra, Goa and at Xaveri Dhaam, Colcondem, Verla, Parra, Goa.

The Institutions based in the Parish of St. Anne Church, Parra, Goa are
Jyoti Niwas, Formation House
Xaveri Dhaam, Formation House
Villa de Pallotti:Seminary for Degree students
Don Bosco Youth Welfare Centre

The Chapels without Chaplains in the Parish of St. Anne Church, Parra, Goa are
Our Lady of the Rosary Chapel, Verla, Parra, Goa
Our Lady of Piety Chapel, Parra, Goa.

The Number of Catholics in the parish of St. Anne Church, Parra, Goa is 4000.
The Feast of St. Anne Church, Parra, Goa is celebrated on the Sunday on or after 26th July every year.

The Parish Priest of St. Anne Church, Parra, Goa is Fr Alex John D’souza.
The Priest at Home of St. Anne Church, Parra, Goa is Fr Eduardo Antonio de Souza.

The Address of the Parra Church is St. Anne Church, Parra, Goa, 403510.
The Telephone Contact Number of St. Anne Church, Parra, Goa is 0832 2472933.
The Email address of St. Anne Church, Parra, Goa is stanneschurch@gmail.com.

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Institutions in the Parish