Ponda Church

About St Francis Xavier Church – The original Chapel at Borim was founded in the second half of the 19th century and was affiliated to the Parish of Shiroda. The statue of St. Francis Xavier was placed in the chapel in 1871. Borim was elevated to a separate parish by […]

St Francis Xavier Church – Ponda

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About Mount Carmel Chapel – Mount Carmel Chapel was built for the regiment stationed at Ponda town and erected by provision of 13.5.1782 at the request of the Colonel Antonio de Assa Castelo Branco, Commander of the Royal Legion, and of the Province of Ponda. Fr.Filipe Osorio from Raia (1788 […]

Mount Carmel Chapel – Ponda