Basilica of Bom Jesus – Old Goa 25

About Basilica of Bom Jesus – Located in Old Goa, India, the Basilica of Bom Jesus is a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The foundation stone was laid on 24th November 1594, and completed on 15th May 1605. It was raised to the status of a minor Basilica in 1946 and is considered to be one of the best examples of Baroque architecture in Goa.
The church is called “Bom Jesus” meaning ‘good Jesus’ or ‘infant Jesus’ to whom it is dedicated. The Basilica holds the mortal remains of St. Francis Xavier in Goa.



Basilica of Bom Jesus

Old Goa Road,

Old Goa,

Goa-403 402

Feast Day – St Francis Xavier Feast on 3rd Dec


Getting There

Mass timings

Weekdays –
7:00 am (Konkani)

8:00 am (Konkani)

6:00 pm (Konkani)

5:00 pm (Konkani – Only on 1st Friday of the month – Holy Hour followed by mass)

Saturdays –
7:00 am (Konkani)

8:00 am (Konkani)

6:00 pm (Konkani)

Sundays –
8:00 am (Konkani)

9:15 am (Konkani)

10:15 am (English)

6:00 pm (Konkani)

Hymn – The Crab, the cross and St. Francis Xavier

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