The feast day of Our Lady of Livra Febres Church, Consua, South Goa, (sometimes called Febri Fest) is on January 23, while the feast is celebrated the following Sunday.
The patroness of the church is 'Our Lady of Livra Febres'.
The church is called Nossa Senhora de Livra Febres Igreja em Consua, Goa in Portuguese.
Also called Consua Church, it was initially a chapel dedicated to Our Lady of Libra Febres.
The chapel was built in 1718 and was originally a part of the parish of Cortalim.
Translated into English, Livra Febres means ‘relief from fevers’.
It is believed that the church was built by a sponsor, who had obtained relief from the severe fevers that had been afflicting him.
Petitions and offerings are placed before the patroness of the church ie Our Lady of Livra Febres to obtain relief from illness, especially fever.
Just as devotees make offerings of cucumbers at the feast of Santana, in Tiswadi, brooms and related materials are offered during the feast of Our Lady of Livra Febres, in Consua.