Fr Santana Salvador Lourenço Pereira was a Diocesan Priest who worked as the Vicar in the Church of Sao Matias, Malar, Goa. The St Matias Church at Malar on the Island of Divar in Goa was built in 1590. He was a native of Raia, Goa. He was previously the Vicar of Belgaum ( Church of Immaculate Conception). He was relieved at his request in 1936.