Holy Cross Church – Santa Cruz Goa 1

About Holy Cross Church – The Holy Cross Church was built in Calapur at the recommendation of the King of Portugal in 1957 as a means of evangelization among the natives. The Dominicans baptized thousands in Calapur in a short span by setting an excellent example strictly insisting that children up to the age of ten avail of daily classes in reading, writing and Christian doctrine which was conducted in the church. The children would hear a bell ringing every day and meet at an appointed spot, from there they went in procession singing the doctrine thus both imbibing and spreading the faith.

The Blessed Sacrament was always exposed in this Church. The façade of the Church of Santa Cruz is a replica of the Se Cathedral and many little secrets are carved into the main door (here translated) ‘As for me, however, I will boast only about the Cross of Our Lord Jesus Christ’ Galatians 6,14.



Holy Cross Church

Santa Cruz


Goa-403 005


Feast Day –

Getting There

Mass timings

Weekdays –
6:30 am (Konkani)

7:15 am (Konkani)

Saturdays –
6:30 am (Konkani)

7:15 am (Konkani)

6:00 pm (Konkani – Sunday Liturgy)

Sundays –
6:15 am (Konkani)

7:30 am (Konkani)

9:00 am (English)

10:00 am (Konkani – Children’s Mass)

5:30 pm (English)

@ St.Gonsalo Chapel, Cujira –
7:30 am (Konkani – Sundays)

@ St.Sebastiao Chapel, Bandh-
7:00 am (Konkani – Sundays)


Hymn – Jesus Keep me Near the Cross

Disclaimer – All timings as per regular schedule, please feel free to update us incase of changes made for special days as per announcements. If required please email us on info@churchtimings.com 
** We plan to keep this site interactive and updated. Whilst we do post the regular mass timings. Please do drop us a line with Scans (If available) of masses during feasts and special occasions
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Sara Fernandes
Sara Fernandes
5 years ago

Great! Really to be appreciated for this detail information about our churches in Goa.God bless each one of you for all the hard work to collect information & to make it available to everyone in & outside Goa.