St. Diogo Church, Guirim, Goa

St. Diogo Church, Guirim, Goa

St. Diogo Church, Guirim, Goa is called ‘Sao Diogo Igreja em Guirim, Goa’ in Portuguese. The St. Diogo Church, Guirim, Goa is popularly called ‘The Guirim Church’ locally in Goa. The Guirim Church was founded in 1604 and catered to the villages of Guirim, Sangolda and the valley of Porvorim. The Guirim Church was repaired in 1703, when two belfries were added to it. Finally, in 2004, on the occasion of its fourth centenary, a significant volume of renovation work of the St. Diogo Church, Guirim, Goa and of the parochial residence was carried out.

Religious Orders based in the Parish of St. Diogo Church, Guirim, Goa are the Religious Men of Order of Friars Minor Capuchins (OFM) and the Religious Women order of Fatima Sisters(FS). The Order of Friars Minor Capuchins (OFM) are based at St Anthony Province, Monte De Guirim, Goa. The Fatima Sisters are based at Alverno Frairy, Monte de Guirim, Mapusa, Goa.

The Educational Institutions based in the Parish of St. Diogo Church, Guirim, Goa are
St Anthony High School, Guirim, Goa run by the Order of Friars Minor Capuchins.

The Social welfare Institutions based in the Parish of St. Diogo Church, Guirim, Goa are
St Anthony’s Boys Boarding House, Guirim, Goa run by the Order of Friars Minor Capuchins and the Our Lady of Perpetual Succor Home for the Aged, Guirim, Goa run by the Fatima Sisters.

The Chapel with a Chaplain in the Parish of St. Diogo Church, Guirim, Goa is Our Lady of Assumption Chapel, Guirim, Goa. The Chaplain of Our Lady of Assumption Chapel, Guirim, Goa is Fr Asterio Castelino.

The Chapels without Chaplains in the Parish of St. Diogo Church, Guirim, Goa are
Mother of God Chapel, Sangolda, Guirim, Goa
Our Lady of Livramento Chapel, Sangolda, Guirim, Goa
St. Anthony Chapel, Simoes Vaddo, Guirim, Goa

The Number of Catholics in the Parish of St. Diogo Church at Guirim, Goa are 3000
The Feast of St. Diogo Church at Guirim, Goa is celebrated on the 2nd Sunday of November every year.

The Parish Priest of St. Diogo Church at Guirim, Goa is Fr Nevel Lourdes Sacramento Gracias.
The Assistant Priest of St. Diogo Church at Guirim, Goa is Fr Oliver Fernandes.

The Address of the Guirim Church is St. Diogo Church at Guirim, Mapusa, Goa 403507.
The Telephone Contact Number of St. Diogo Church, Guirim, Goa is 0832 6521823.

The Email address of St. Diogo Church at Guirim, Goa is stdiogochurch@gmail.com

 

 

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