St. Michael the Archangel Church, Orlim, Goa

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St. Michael the Archangel Church, Orlim, Goa is called ‘Sao Miguel, Arcanjo Igreja em Orlim, Goa’ in Portuguese. St. Michael the Archangel Church, Orlim, Goa is popularly called ‘The Orlim Church’ locally in Goa. According to tradition, the Gospel was brought to Orlim by Fr. Pero Mascarenhas and Brother Manuel Gomes, who were the first Jesuit missionaries to enter Salcete in 1560. It is said that the day the first Mass was celebrated in the newly-built St. Michael the Archangel Church, Orlim in May 8, 1568 – many people were solemnly baptised.

The Religious orders based in the parish of St. Michael the Archangel Church, Orlim, Goa are The Dominican Fathers, Order of the Preachers (OP) and The Presentation Sisters (PBVM) and the Pilar Sisters (PSA). The Dominican Fathers, Order of the Preachers (OP) are based at St Thomas Convent, Orlim, Salcete, Goa. The Presentation Sisters (PBVM) are based at Presentation Convent, Batty, Orlim, Goa. The Pilar Sisters are based at Formation House, Chandonaik, Orlim, Goa.

The Educational Institution present in the parish of St. Michael the Archangel Church at Orlim, Goa is St Pius X High School, Orlim, Goa run by the Presentation Sisters (PBVM)

The Number of Catholics present in the parish of St. Michael the Archangel Church at Orlim, Goa is 2,000
The Feast of St. Michael the Archangel Church at Orlim, Goa is celebrated on the second Sunday of October every year.

The Parish Priest of St. Michael the Archangel Church at Orlim, Goa is Fr Eustaquio de Abreu.
The Priest at Home at St. Michael the Archangel Church at Orlim, Goa is Fr Saluzinho Vas.

The Address of the Orlim Church is St. Michael the Archangel Church, Orlim, Goa 403724
The Telephone Contact number of St. Michael the Archangel Church at Orlim, Goa is 0832 2745768.

 

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