St. Lawrence Church, Sinquerim, Goa

St. Lawrence Church, Sinquerim, Goa

St. Lawrence Church, Sinquerim, Goa is called ‘Sao Lourence Igreja em Sinquerim, Goa’ in Portuguese. The St. Lawrence Church, Sinquerim, Goa is popularly called ‘The Sinquerim Church’ locally in Goa. The Sinquerim church was built by the Viceroy of Goa and handed over to the Franciscans in 1636. In 1688, the Sinquerim church was upgraded to a parish, after being detached from the Parish of Candolim. In 1776, after the Franciscans left the Sinquerim parish and the hospice they had there, the Diocesan clergy took over the pastoral care of the parish. From June, 1991 the Sinquerim parish is entrusted to the members of the Order of the Friars Minor Capuchin’s. The Church of St. Lawrence at Sinquerim is buit at a Picturesque location and over looks the arabian sea. The Sinquerim church is a short distance from the famous Sinquerim fort.

The Number of Catholics in the Parish of St. Lawrence Church at Sinquerim, Goa is 270.
The Feast of St. Lawrence Church at Sinquerim, Goa is celebrated on 10th August every year.

The Parish Priest of St. Lawrence Church at Sinquerim, Goa is Fr Rodney Rebello ofm cap.
The Resident Priest of St. Lawrence Church at Sinquerim, Goa is Fr Tony Barros ofm cap.
The address of the Sinquerim Church is St. Lawrence Church at Sinquerim, Candolim, Goa 403 519.

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