St. Anthony Church, Siolim, Goa

St-Anthony church,-Siolim,Goa

History:
St. Anthony Church, Siolim, Goa is called ‘Santo Antonio Igreja em Siolim, Goa’ in Portuguese. The St. Anthony Church, Siolim, Goa is popularly called ‘The Siolim Church’ locally in Goa. The first Church in Siolim was built at Gaunsvaddo and dedicated to the Mother of God in 1568. The St. Anthony Church, Siolim was the second church built in Siolim, whose foundations were laid in 1600. The Siolim Church was built in the village of Marna at the expense of two Portuguese sailors who survived a shipwreck and was dedicated to St. Anthony of Lisbon, whose statue they were carrying at the time of the storm. The present church of┬áSt. Anthony Church, Siolim, the third one, took five years to build and was blessed on December 28, 1907.

Chapels (without Chaplains) in the Parish of St. Anthony Church, Siolim, Goa.
Mother of God Chapel, Gaunsvaddo, Siolim, Goa.
Our Lady of Angustias Chapel, portavaddo, Siolim, Goa.
St. Sebastian Chapel, Marna, Siolim, Goa.

Religious Orders based in the Parish of St. Anthony Church, Siolim, Goa.
Missionaries of St. Francis of Sales, (Fransalians)(MSFS) based at Siolim, Goa.
Sisters of the Holy Cross of Chavanod (SCC) based at Holy Cross Convent, Goa.
Sisters of St. Joseph of Chambery (CSSJ) based at Isha Kripa Sadan, Pereira Vaddo, Siolim, Goa.
Society of St. Ursula (SU) based at St Mary’s Home, Siolim, Goa.
Mission Sisters of the Queen of Apostles (SRA) based at Vivian Novas Convent, Siolim, Goa.
Religious of Jesus and Mary (RJM) based at Convent of Jesus and Mary, Soares Vaddo, Marna, Siolim, Goa.

Educational Institutions based in the Parish of St. Anthony Church, Siolim, Goa
St. Francis Xavier’s High School (MSFS), Siolim, Goa
St. Francis Xavier’s Higher Secondary School (MSFS), Siolim, Goa
Holy Cross High School, Siolim, Goa run by (SCC)
St. Francis de Sales pre primary, Siolim, Goa run by (MSFS)

Social institutions based in the Parish of St. Anthony Church, Siolim, Goa.
Holy Cross hostel, Siolim, Goa run by (SCC).
Children’s Happy Home, Siolim, Goa run by (SCC).
St. Joseph Home for the aged, Siolim, Goa run by CSSJ.
St. Mary’s Home for the aged, Siolim, Goa run by SU.
Vivian Niwas, Siolim, Goa run by SRA.
Isha Kripa Sadan, Siolim, Goa run by CSSJ.
Vivian Niwas Dispensary, Siolim, Goa run by SRA.

The Number of Catholics in the Parish of St. Anthony Church, Siolim, Goa is 8000.
The Feast of St. Anthony Church, Siolim, Goa is celebrated on the Sunday after 13th June every year.

The Parish Priest at St. Anthony Church, Siolim, Goa is Fr Raul Tome Colaco.
The Assistant Priest at St. Anthony Church, Siolim, Goa is Fr Caitan D’Souza.
The Priest on Staff at St. Anthony Church, Siolim, Goa is Fr Conrado Jevino Pereira.
The Priest at Home at St. Anthony Church, Siolim, Goa is Fr Rosario Fernandes.

The Address of the Siolim Church is St. Anthony Church at Siolim, Goa 403517.
The Telephone Contact number of St. Anthony Church at Siolim, Goa is 0832 2272213.
The Email address of St. Anthony Church at Siolim, Goa is church.anthony@gmail.com.
The Website of St. Anthony Church at Siolim, Goa is www.stanthony-siolim.org.

 

 

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Institutions in the Parish