St. John the Baptist Church, Carambolim, Goa

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St. John the Baptist church, Carambolim was originally a primitive Chapel which was raised to the status of a parish church in 1541. At the time of the epidemic, many parishioners left the village. It was from the St. John the Baptist church, Carambolim parish that Goa got its first priest named Andre Vaz. He was ordained in St. Jerome’s Seminary, Chorao and offered his first Mass in the college of St. Paul, City of Goa (now Old Goa) on 19.5.1558.

Religious Orders based in the Parish of St. John the Baptist Church, Carambolim, Goa
Missionaries of Charity (MC) based at Moda Dan, Carambolim, Goa.
Congregation of the Religious of Jesus and Mary (RJM) based at the Convent of Jesus and Mary, Carambolim, Goa

Educational institutions based in the Parish of St. John the Baptist Church, Carambolim, Goa
Jesus and Mary Sarvajanik High School, Carambolim, Goa run by (RJM)

Social Welfare Institutions based in the Parish of St. John the Baptist Church, Carambolim, Goa
Moga Dan – Home for the destitute, Carambolim, Goa run by MC.
Mobile dispensary, Carambolim, Goa run by MC.

The Number of Catholics based in the Parish of St. John the Baptist Church, Carambolim, Goa is 1650.
The Feast of St. John the Baptist Church, Carambolim, Goa is celebrated on 24th June every year.

The Parish Priest of St. John the Baptist Church at Carambolim, Goa is Fr Emerico Orlando Silvestre Marques.
The Address of the Carambolim Church is St. John the Baptist Church at Carambolim, Ilhas, Goa 403110.
The Telephone Contact number of St. John the Baptist Church at Carambolim, Goa is 0832 2284615.

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