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Obituary - Mary DíSouza

Obituary - Mary D’Souza

27-07-2015:  

Obituary – Mary D’Souza 52 years old, passed away today 27th July 2015, at Resident Flat no 22, Anna Bella 2nd 

Obituary - Alexander Pinto

Obituary - Alexander Pinto

27-07-2015:  

Alexander Pinto 54 years old, son of the late Sylvester and Letitia Pinto, husband of Lydia Pinto, father of Aaron 

Kapikad Upper Ward Celebrations

Kapikad Upper Ward Celebrations

27-07-2015:  

Kapikad Upper Ward Celebrated the feast of their patron St. Anne

Sunday Publications

Sunday Publications 

25-07-2015:  

Sunday Publications
17th Sunday of the year B 

Sunday Publication

Sunday Publication 

19-07-2015:  

Sunday Publication 
16th Sunday of Year-B 

Obituary - Carmine Sequiera

Obituary - Carmine Sequiera

15-07-2015:  

Carmine Sequeira nee Rego (Age 96), Wife of Late Nicholas Sequeira, Battagudda, Bejai, 

Cooking without fire Competition

"Cooking without fire Competition" 

13-07-2015:  

Cooking without fire Competition was held on 12/07/2015 by ICYM bejai

Sunday Publications

Sunday Publications

11-07-2015:  

Sunday Publications
1.    Ward meetings :    

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Parish Team

-Parish Team -
"For a dedicated and loving service to the community" 
 
 
Fr. Wilson Vitus D’Souza
Parish Priest
 
  Fr. Stany Pinto     Fr. Robert D’Souza   Fr.Paul Crasta

Recipies

Banana Fitters

Banana fitters

Mix above ingredients to medium thick

MUTTON SPINACH

MUTTON SPINACH

Clean, wash and drain the water from the mutton

Lemon and Herbs Mix Noodles

Lemon and Herbs Mix Noodles 

Marinate chicken with salt, vinegar,

Rajma Curry

Rajma Curry

1 big cup kidney beans soaked overnight and 

About St Francis Xavier Church

St Francis Xavier Church, Bejai established in the year 1912 is in the heart of Mangalore city in the South Canara District of Karnataka State in India. It is situated at a distance of 2 kms from the Diocesan headquarters and is surrounded by Bendore, Bondel, Milagres and Derebail parishes.

Bejai was once a part of the Cathedral Church. Because of the long distance from the church and the difficulties experienced by the people here, a land measuring 5.37 acres was obtained from the government in 1670 for a cemetery and a mortuary chapel was raised on the plot. The priests from the cathedral offered Sunday masses here.

On March 22, 1912 Bishop Perini, S.J., gave Bejai a resident chaplain. He was Fr Sebastian Noronha. His successor Fr Joseph Peter Fernandes built a portion of the presbytery. The present church was built in 1924 by Fr A. E. Colaco who had succeeded Fr Fernandes. He also completed the presbytery and panned the belfry. Fr Leo Saldanha completed it in 1937. Fr Robert L. M. Pinto renovated the church.

Fr Bernard L. D'Souza put up the huge shopping complex and also the Hall as income generating assets to the church. Later lot of developmental works took place under the visionary leadership of Fr Joseph Peter Tauro. Presently Rev Fr. Wilson L Vitus D Souza serves as the parish priest of Bejai church. As on today the parish has 24 wards, 1225 families and 5012 parishioners. Under the patronage of great missionary St Francis Xavier the church strives to become a vibrant Christian community and be a witness to the Kingdom of God.

Mass Timings

Sunday Mass
Saturday 5:30 PM
Sunday 5:30AM, 7:00AM, 8:30AM(E), 9:30AM(CH), 4:30PM
Daily Mass
Monday - Saturday 6:30AM, 5:30PM
Tuesday 5:00PM

Upcoming Events

Feast of St. Lawrence
Feast of St. Lawrence, on 10th August
Varado Yuva Samavesh
Episcopal City Varado ICYM unit - Varado Yuva Samavesh

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