St. Jerome Church, Mapusa, Goa

St. Jerome Church, Mapusa, Goa

St. Jerome Church, Mapusa, Goa is called ‘Sao Jeronimo Igreja em Mapusa, Goa’ in Portuguese. The St. Jerome Church, Mapusa, Goa is popularly called ‘The Mapusa Church’  locally in Goa. The Mapusa Church was founded by the Franciscans in 1594, It was dedicated to St. Jerome and was rebuilt in 1674. The Mapusa Church is also popularly known as the church of Our Lady of Miracles whose feast is celebrated on the Monday after the second Sunday of Easter with great devotion and a size able concourse of followers of other faiths.

The Religious Orders based in the Parish of St. Jerome Church, Mapusa, Goa are

The Society of Jesus, Jesuits, (SJ)  based at St Xaviers College, Mapusa, Goa and at St Britto Jesuit Residence, Mapusa, Goa.
Order of Discalced Carmelites, (OCD) based at Avila Jyoti, Carmelite Seminary, Peddem, Mapusa, Goa and at Emmaus Counselling Centre, Reis Da Costa House, Fiera Alta, Mapusa, Goa

Apostolic Carmel based at St Mary’s Convent, Mapusa, Goa.
Mission Sisters of Ajmer based at St Francis Xavier Convent, Peddem, Mapusa, Goa
Sisters of the Cross of Chavanod based at Holy Cross Hospital, Remanso, Mapusa, Goa and at Holy Cross Convent, Khorlim, Mapusa, Goa.

The Educational Institutions based in the Parish of St. Jerome Church, Mapusa, Goa are

St. Xaviers College, Mapusa, Goa run by The Society of Jesus, Jesuits, (SJ)
St. Xaviers Higher Secondary School, Mapusa, Goa run by The Society of Jesus, Jesuits, (SJ)
St. Britto’s High School, Mapusa, Goa run by The Society of Jesus, Jesuits, (SJ)
St. Francis Xavier High School, Mapusa, Goa run by Mission Sisters of Ajmer
St. Mary’s Convent High School, Mapusa, Goa run by Apostolic Carmel
Seminary Niwas, Mapusa, Goa
Avila Jyoti, Mapusa, Goa
St Mary’s Counselling and Training centre, Mapusa, Goa run by Apostolic Carmel.
Holy Cross Toddles Academy, Mapusa, Goa run by Sisters of the Cross of Chavanod

Social Institutions based in the Parish of St. Jerome Church, Mapusa, Goa are.
Holy Cross Hostel, Mapusa, Goa run by Sisters of the Cross of Chavanod
Remanso Hospital, Mapusa, Goa run by Sisters of the Cross of Chavanod

The Chapels without Chaplains in the Parish of St. Jerome Church, Mapusa, Goa are
Our Lady of Carmel Chapel, Camarcasana, Goa.
St. Sebastian Chapel, Corlim, Goa.
Holy Cross Chapel, Angod, Goa.
St. Joseph Chapel, Onsbatt, Goa.

The Number of Catholics in the Parish of St. Jerome Church, Mapusa, Goa is 9610.
The Feast of St. Jerome Church, Mapusa, Goa is celebrated on the Last Sunday of September every year.
The Parish Priest of St. Jerome Church at Mapusa, Goa is Fr Denis Fernandes.
The Assistant Priest of St. Jerome Church at Mapusa, Goa is Fr Luis Xavier Gomes.
The Assistant Priest of St. Jerome Church at Mapusa, Goa is Fr Xavier Estibeiro.
The Resident Priest at St. Jerome Church at Mapusa, Goa is Fr Can Jaime Couto.
The Resident Priest incharge of Syro Malabar Rite Catholics at St. Jerome Church at Mapusa, Goa is Fr Thomas Moolechalil.
The Address of The Mapusa Church is St. Jerome Church, Mapusa, Goa 403507.
The Telephone Contact Number of St. Jerome Church at Mapusa, Goa is 0832 2250590.
The Email address of St. Jerome Church at Mapusa, Goa is st_jeromechurch@yahoo.in.

Institutions in the Parish

Upcoming Events

Mass Timings

  • Daily Mass in Konkani (Monday to Saturday)6.30 am; 7:15 am; 8:00 am; 6:00 pm
  • Sunday Mass in Konkani6.00 a.m; 7.00 a.m. 8.00 a.m. 5.00 p.m.
  • Sunday Mass in English9.00 a.m.

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Patron Saint

Religious Orders in the Parish