St. Francis Xavier Church, Tuem, Goa

St. Francis Xavier Church, Tuem, Goa

St. Francis Xavier Church, Tuem, Goa is called ‘Sao Francisco Xavier Igreja em Tuem, Goa’ in Portuguese. The St. Francis Xavier Church, Tuem, Goa is popularly called ‘The Tuem Church’ locally in Goa. The Tuem Church was originally a chapel founded in 1904. The Tuem Chapel was declared a military chapel by the Royal Decree dated 22.10.1908. The Tuem Chapel was detached from the church of Pernem and  it was raised to the rank of a parish church on May 9, 1946. The new church building of St. Francis Xavier Church, Tuem was built on the hill and blessed on 30.12.1952. Since June 1990, the pastoral care of the St. Francis Xavier Church, Tuem parish is entrusted to the members of the Salesians Society of Don Bosco.

The Religious Order based in the Parish of St. Francis Xavier Church, Tuem, Goa is the Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB). The Salesians of Don Bosco (SDB) are based at The Tuem Church.

The Educational Institutions based in the Parish of St. Francis Xavier Church, Tuem, Goa is
The Don Bosco High School, Tuem, Goa.

The Social Welfare Initiative based in the Parish of St. Francis Xavier Church, Tuem, Goa is
The Don Bosco Boys Home, Tuem, Goa.

The Number of Catholics in the Parish of St. Francis Xavier Church at Tuem, Goa is 600.
The Feast of St. Francis Xavier Church at Tuem, Goa is celebrated on 10th December every year.

The Parish Priest of St. Francis Xavier Church at Tuem, Goa is Fr Lino Lopes SDB.
The Assistant Priest of St. Francis Xavier Church at Tuem, Goa is Fr Amarildes Sigmaringa SDB.
The Priest on Staff of St. Francis Xavier Church at Tuem, Goa is Fr Edwin Baracho SDB.
The Religious on Staff at St. Francis Xavier Church at Tuem, Goa is Bro Francis Mascarenhas SDB.
The Religious on Staff at St. Francis Xavier Church at Tuem, Goa is CL Vivian Andrews.

The address of The Tuem Church is St. Francis Xavier Church atTuem, Pernem, Goa 403512.
The Telephone Contact number of St. Francis Xavier Church at Tuem, Goa is 0832 2240247 and 0832 2240249.

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