Capela De Batalhao And Igreja De Graca

Capela De Batalhao And Igreja De Graca

Church History

The "Igreja de Graca" (Our Lady of Grace) which is completing the Golden Jubilee this year, was originally a chapel known as 'Capela de Batalhao'. It was founded by the Portuguese "lo. Regimento de Infantaria" (1st Infantry Regiment). The chapel was constructed at the initiative of its dynamic commander Brigadier Agostinho Jose de Mota who later became General of Salcete in 1804. His 'quarter (barrack) was functioning in the nearby building where, after its extinction, the "Reparticao dos Services de Fazenda" (Revenue Office) was installed. This ancient building was demolished in recent years and a four storied building constructed therein, where the Office of the Collectorate is now functioning.... Read more

Parish Information

Masses


Sunday: Morning - 6:00, 7:00, 8:00 and 9:15(English)
Evening - 5:30
Sunday mass on Saturday at 6:00 pm.
Monday - Saturday:
Morning - 6:30, 7:15, 8:50
Evening - 5:40

Office

Daily Timings
Morning - 9:00 to 1:00
Evening - 3:00 to 5:30
Office is closed on Saturday evenings and Sunday

Sacraments

Baptism: The parents and godparents should attend the Baptismal Instructions on the previous Wednesday at 6:30 p.m. Baptisms will be administered on 2nd & 4th Sundays of the month.
Marriage: The Parish Office should be informed at least 3 months in advance for marriage instructions (4 sessions on Fridays at 6:30 p.m.) The paper work can be done only on a Tuesday at 10:00 a.m.
Sick Calls: We are available st any time. But, it would be better to inform the Priest Office/Parish if you know anyone is sick at home/hospital scheduled for surgery or elderly.
Confession: Monday to Saturday, 9:30 am to 10:30 am

Priest at Your Service

In the Church

Fr Tomas Lobo

Fr Tomas Lobo

Parish Priest

DoB : 27th April 1950 Ordained Priest : 27th April 1977

Fr Chrysler D'Souza

Fr Chrysler D'Souza

Assistant to the Parish Priest

DoB : 2nd January 1980 Ordained Priest : 20th October 2010

Fr Linferd Fernandes

Fr Linferd Fernandes

Assistant to the Parish Priest

DoB : 27th December 1985 Ordained Priest : 26th April 2017

Fr Dominic D'Costa

Fr Dominic D'Costa

Priest on Staff

DoB : 13th September 1957 Ordained Priest : 5th May 1987

Fr Jose da Silva

Fr Jose da Silva

Priest on Staff

DoB : 3rd March 1946 Ordained Priest : 3rd March 1973

June 2018 Planner

1st (Fri) – 1st Friday of the month.
3rd (Sun) – Parish Pastoral Council Meeting at 10:30 a.m. - Feast of Body & Blood of Jesus. Mass at 5:30 p.m.
4th (Mon) - Communion for the sick and the confined from 9:30 a.m. onwards. Pajifond, Malbhat, Sirvodem I & II, Calcondem, Chinchal, Sarvodem, Comba Baixo, Comba Alto and Comba Horta.
5th (Tue) - Communion for the sick and the confined from 9:30 a.m. onwards. Mestabhat, Marketward, Pedda & Sector I.
8th (Sun) – Feast of Sacred Heart of Jesus. Feast Mass at 5:40 p.m.
10th (Sun) – Catechism Classes begin.
27th (Wed) – PAT meeting at 4:30 p.m.

Monthly Articles

Intention for the Apostleship of Prayer: May 2018

Mission: The Mission of the Laity That the lay faithful may fulfil their specific mission, by responding with creativity...

Gonvlleacho Sondex – Fr Carmo Martins

Priticheam firgozkaramno,     Hea mhoinneant amchea dhormacheo tin mukhi ani mhotvacheo vhoddleo porbo ami somrombhtanv. Terever, Jezuchea Sorg-Provesachi (Ascension)...

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Phone No.: +91 832 2702963

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