St. Francis Xavier Church, Velim, Goa

St. Francis Xavier Church Velim Goa

St. Francis Xavier Church, Velim, Goa is called ‘Sao Francisco Igreja em Velim, Goa’ in Portuguese. The St. Francis Xavier Church, Velim, Goa is popularly called ‘The Velim Church’ locally in Goa. The Velim Church was originally a Chapel built in 1771 at Velim, Goa. The Velim Chapel was affiliated to the parish of Assolna. St. Francis Xavier was the patron saint of the Velim chapel. The Velim chapel was elevated to the parish of┬áSt. Francis Xavier Church, Velim, Goa on September 29, 1805. The St. Francis Xavier Church, Velim, Goa was completely rebuilt in 1806.

The Religious order in the Parish of St. Francis Xavier Church, Velim, Goa are The Daughters of Mary Help of Christians (FMA). The Daughters of Mary Help of Christians are based at Auxilium Centre, Colaco Vaddo, Velim, Goa.

The Educational institution in the parish of St. Francis Xavier Church, Velim, Goa is St Xaviers High School, Velim, Goa.
The Auxilium Centre Formation House of The Daughters of Mary Help of Christians is in Velim, Goa.

The Chapel without a chaplain in the parish of St. Francis Xavier Church at Velim, Goa is
The Holy Cross Chapel, Cumbiabhatt, Velim, Goa.

The Number of Catholics in the Parish of St. Francis Xavier Church at Velim, Goa is 4900
The feast of St. Francis Xavier Church at Velim, Goa is celebrated on 3rd December every year.

The Parish Priest of St. Francis Xavier Church at Velim, Goa is Fr Jorge Pazzi Fernandes.
The Assistant Priest of St. Francis Xavier Church at Velim, Goa is Fr Jeronimo Afonso.

The Address of the Velim Church is St. Francis Xavier Church at Velim, Goa 403723
The Telephone Contact number of St. Francis Xavier Church at Velim, Goa is 0832 2773440.
The email address of St. Francis Xavier Church at Velim, Goa is sfxvelim@gmail.com

 

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