St Cajetan's feast celebrated in this Goan church, built by the Italians

Venita Gomes

The feast of St. Cajetan was celebrated on Sunday, August 7, 2022 at the Church of Our Lady of Divine Providence, also known as St Cajetan’s Church, Old Goa. | Picture Courtesy: Venita Gomes
The church, situated on the banks of the River Mandovi, is one of most intricately designed churches in Goa. It is said to be built by the Theatine monks, whose founder was St Cajetan of Thiene. The church sports various architectural elements like Corinthian, Baroque, etc. | Picture Courtesy: Venita Gomes
St Cajetan is said to be the patron of gamblers and the unemployed, and a lot of people come to the church to seek his intercession for better career prospects. | Picture Courtesy: Venita Gomes
A choir comprising seminarians and priests lead the faithful in song. | Picture Courtesy: Venita Gomes