Heard about these Goan Catholic feasts celebrated in November?

Evelyn Siqueira

Catholic feasts are celebrated in Goa all year round. Here are just a few that happen in November.

November feasts | Goa | Navelim | Photo: Rohan Fernandes


The Feast of Mae dos Pobres is celebrated on the first Sunday in November in the Jesus Maria Jose Church, Nuvem, and this year the feast is on November 5, 2023. 

November feasts | Goa | Nuvem church


The Feast of Our Lady of Hope will be celebrated at St Cajetan’s Church, Bastora (Sao Caetano igreja em Bastora), on November 12, 2023.

November feasts | Goa | St Cajetan’s Church | Bastora


This year, the Feast of Livramento Saibinn (Our Lady of Deliverance) will be celebrated on November 12, 2023 at the Holy Trinity Church, Benaulim.

November feasts | Goa | Livramento | Benaulim | Holy Trinity church


Every year, the Feast of Our Lady of Refuge is celebrated at Our Lady of Refuge Church, Mandur (Nossa Senhora de Amparo Igreja em Mandur), November 14, 2023.

November feasts | Goa | Amparo | Mandur Church


The Feast of Our Lady of Rosary is celebrated in Our Lady of Rosary Church, Navelim, (Nossa Senhora do Rosaria em Navelim) on a Wednesday in the third week of November, which is November 15, 2023, this year.

November feasts | Goa | Our Lady of Rosary Church | Navelim | Photo: Rohan Fernandes


In Assolna, the Feast of Our Lady, Queen of Martyrs will be celebrated on November 19, 2023 at the Our Lady, Queen of Martyrs Church (Regina Martyrum Igreja em Assolna).

November feasts | Goa | Assolna Church


The Feast of Ven Fr Agnelo is celebrated annually at Fr Agnel Church, Pilar, on November 20.

November feasts | Goa Fr Agnel Church | Pilar


The Feast of St Andrew is celebrated annually on November 30 at St Andrew’s Church, Goa Velha.

November feasts | Goa | St Andrew’s Church | Goa Velha

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