St. Joseph Church, Shiroda, Goa

St. Joseph Church, Shiroda, Goa

St. Joseph Church, Shiroda, Goa is called ‘Sao Jose igreja em Shiroda, Goa’ in Portuguese. The St. Joseph Church, Shiroda, Goa is popularly called ‘The Shiroda Church’ locally in Goa. The Shiroda Church is of ancient origin and was administered by the Jesuits. The Shiroda Church was rebuilt in 1782. The Shiroda Church was further repaired and again rebuilt and blessed on 1890. In the year 1894, the Archbishop of Goa created the ‘Mission’ of Shiroda and entrusted it to the Missionary society of Pilar, with territory extending from Shiroda to Collem and with chapels at Panchwadi,Molem, Dabal and Sanvordem. Presently the Shiroda church parish is entrusted to the Diocesan clergy.

Religious Orders based in the Parish of St. Joseph Church, Shiroda, Goa
Missionary sisters of the Immaculate (MSI) based at Vimala Niketa, Karai, Shiroda, Goa.

Educational Institutions based in the Parish of St. Joseph Church, Shiroda, Goa
St Joseph’s high school, Shiroda, Goa.

The Number of Catholics based in the Parish of St. Joseph Church, Shiroda, Goa is 6,600.
The Feast of St. Joseph Church, Shiroda, Goa is celebrated on 1st May every year.

The Parish Priest of St. Joseph Church at Shiroda, Goa is Fr Francisco Jacinto Dias.
The Resident Priest of St. Joseph Church at Shiroda, Goa is Fr Joao Camilo Fernandes.

The address of the Shiroda Church is St. Joseph Church, Karai, Shiroda, Goa 403103
The Telephone Contact number of St. Joseph Church at Shiroda, Goa is 0832 2307239.
The Email address of St. Joseph Church at Shiroda, Goa is josephn01@rediffmail.com

 

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