The Guardian Angel Church, Sanvordem, Goa is called ‘Anjo Custodio Igreja em Sanvordem, Goa’ in Portuguese. The Guardian Angel Church, Sanvordem, Goa is also known as ‘The Sanvordem Church’ locally Goa. The Sanvordem church was originally a chapel. The Sanvordem Chapel which was canonically elevated as affiliated to the church of Tilamola by the decree of April 9, 1887. By another Decree of January 19, 1915, the Sanvordem chapel was raised to a quasi Parish church, with jurisdiction over the entire village of Sanvordem. The village which till then belonged to the parish of Siroda. In the year 1971, the Ven, Fr Agnelo D’ Souza was appointed as its ‘Capelao Curial’. The Sanvordem chapel was rebuilt in 1933 and was upgraded to a full fledged parish of The Guardian Angel by the provision of January 10, 1936. The Guardian Angel Church, Sanvordem, Goa was under the pastoral care of the members of the Society of Pilar from 1953 to 1997. The Guardian Angel church in Sanvordem was rebuilt in 1999.
The Religious Orders found in the parish of The Guardian Angel Church, Sanvordem, Goa are
The Missionaries of Saint Francis Xavier (SFX) also known as The Pilar Fathers.
The Women Religious Order is the Congregation of the Carmelite Religious of Trivandrum (CCR).based at Our Lady of Perpetual Succor Convent in Kakode, Curchorem, Goa.
The Missionaries of Saint Francis Xavier or Pilar Fathers are based at Prerna, Near Guardian Angel Educational Complex in Curchorem, Goa.
The Educational Institutions in the Sanvordem parish of the Guardian Angel Church are
The Guardian Angel High School, Sanvordem, Goa.
The Guardian Angel Higher Secondary School, Sanvordem, Goa.
Fr Agnelo Primary School, Sanvordem, Goa
The Guardian Angel Institute of Hotel Management and Catering Technology, Sanvordem Goa
The Xaverian Educational Society all run and managed by the SFX Pilar Fathers.
The Our Lady of Perpetual Succour Convent is run by the Carmelite Religious of Trivandrum CCR.
The Feast of The Guardian Angel Church, Sanvordem, Goa is celebrated on the 3rd Sunday of November every year.
The Number of Catholics in the Parish of The Guardian Angel Church, Sanvordem, Goa is aroound 7100.
The Address of the Guardian Angel Church at Sanvordem Goa is The Guardian Angel Church, Sanvordem, Curchorem, Goa 403706.