St. Francis Xavier Church, Macasana, Goa

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History:
St. Francis Xavier Church, Macasana, Goa is called ‘Sao Francisco Xavier Igreja em Macasana, Goa’ in Portuguese. The St. Francis Xavier Church, Macasana is popularly called ‘The Macasana Church’  locally in Goa. The Macasana Church was originally a primitive chapel founded in 1651. The Macasana chapel was originally affiliated to the church of Curtorim. The Chapel was ransacked by the Marathas in 1739. The Macasana Chapel was elevated to the St. Francis Xavier Church, Macasana on August 12, 1809.

The Educational Institution in the Parish of St. Francis Xavier Church at Macasana, Goa is the St Francis Xavier High School, Macasana, Goa.

The Chapel without a chaplain in the parish of St. Francis Xavier Church at Macasana is The St. Francis Xavier Chapel at the Leprosy Hospital, Macasana, Goa.

The Number of Catholics in the parish of St. Francis Xavier Church at Macasana, Goa is 3,000.
The Feast of St. Francis Xavier Church at Macasana, Goa is celebrated on 10th December every year.

The Parish Priest of St. Francis Xavier Church at Macasana is Fr Lauzerio Filipe Godinho
The Resident Priest of St. Francis Xavier Church at Macasana is Fr Chrysler D’Souza.

The Address of the Macasana Church is St. Francis Xavier Church at Macasana, Curtorim, Goa. 403709.
The Telephone Contact number of St. Francis Xavier Church at Macasana is 0832 2786685.

 

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