St. Anthony Church, Vagator, Goa

St Anthony church, Vagator, Goa

St. Anthony Church, Vagator, Goa is called ‘Santo Antonio Igreja em Vagator, Goa’ in Portuguese. The St. Anthony Church, Vagator, Goa is also popularly called ‘The Vagator Church’ locally in Goa. The Vagator church was in remote times a Chapel inside the Chapora fort. The Vagator Chapel served the Portuguese military garrison which was stationed at Vagator Fort.. The Vagator chapel was dedicated to St Anthony as the Patron saint of the chapel and was blessed on May 13, 1925. Precisely thirty years later, on May 13, 1955, the St Anthony chapel at Vagator was detached from the Anjuna Parish and elevated into an independent parish. The Parish of St Anthony Church Vagator Goa was thus formed. Vagator which previously was a rural area, is today part of the main tourist locations in Goa.

The number of Catholics in the parish of St. Anthony Church, Vagator, Goa is 500.
The Feast of St. Anthony Church, Vagator, Goa is celebrated by the parishioners on the second Tuesday of May every year.

The Parish Priest of St. Anthony Church at Vagator, Goa is Fr Herculano Correia.
The Address of the Vagator church is St. Anthony Church at Vagator, Anjuna, Goa. 403509.
The Telephone Contact number of St. Anthony Church at Vagator, Goa is 0832 2274434.

 

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