St John the Baptist Church – Benaulim 4

About St. John the Baptist Church –The church of St. John the Baptist which is situated at Monte Benaulim was originally built nearer the shore and has been shifted to this present location in the year 1956. Every area on the main reredos and side altars are surrounded with decorations, main Altar has plain paneling in the vault of the chancel impressing, gallery in cornice design, pulpit the art of Rococo, moving from up to low pendent triumphant blowing the canopy, with the Lamb of the Apocalypse on the Book of the seven seals at its summit and the wooden altar triptych is also an attraction.

Father Joseph Vas, who was born, here in this village of Benaulim in the year 1651 was baptized in the Chapel under the choir.



St John the Baptist Church


Goa 403 716

Feast Day – June 24


Getting There

Mass timings

Weekdays –
7:00 am (Konkani)


Saturdays –
7:00 am (Konkani)

6:30 pm (English)

Sundays –
6:15 am (Konkani)

7:45 pm (Konkani)


Blessed Joseph Vaz

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3 years ago

We need God the Father blesing All for His Glory on earth as it is in Heaven, Amen.

5 years ago

Dear father

This is to request you to do English mass on Sunday morning also

Clara Fernandes
Clara Fernandes
7 years ago

Novena in Konkani of Saint John the Baptist.can you send me.

7 years ago

i am glory kalai .i am blessed with wondefully dream to see this beautifully home as i am glad to come in goa for my new job and make something beautifully with your prayer and i would also like to joint and help for God.
thank you..