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18-04-2015:  

3rd Sunday of the Easter

SUNDAY PUBLICATIONS: 

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11-04-2015:  

Feast of Divine Mercy

2nd Sunday of the Easter 

Easter Sunday

Easter Sunday 

04-04-2015:  

Church orders us to at least attend mass on Easter that means Easter is most important festival of Christianity.  Christine faith is fully based on the Resurrection of 

Sunday Publications

Sunday Publication

04-04-2015:  

SUNDAY PUBLICATIONS - (Easter)

Good Friday

Good Friday

04-04-2015:  

Christ is only historical person who was pre texted.  In Isaiah 7:14, the prophet Isaiah addresses the "house of David," 

Mid Day Way of the Cross

Good Friday - Way of the Cross

03-04-2015:  

A lent Time Prayer service by Christine’s  meditating the agony of Christ on the way to Golgotha is commonly known as Way of the Cross or ‘Via Crucis’ by tradition 

Ward Day Church A

Ward Day Celebration od Church A Ward

02-04-2015:  

Church A ward members gathered at Bejai Church Parish Mini Hall at 6:45 p.m on January 24th  2015.  Bejai Parish

Maundy Thursday

Maundy Thursday

02-04-2015:  

The day before Good Friday or the suffering Friday is the holiest day in Christine theory.  It’s the first day of Tritium for Easter.  On this day Jesus 

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Easter Message

“Why do you seek the living among the dead? He is risen” Alleluia!

As we celebrate the greatest feast of the Resurrection of Jesus, I am very happy to convey to all our parishioners  Read More

 

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

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