St. Francis Xavier’s Feast Goa, India

St. Francis Xavier’s Feast Goa

The Feast of St Francis Xavier is one of the most important events for the followers of Christianity. The feast is celebrated at Basilica of Bom Jesus, a church located at Old Goa, where the body of the saint who died in 1552 and whose relics are still preserved.

St. Xavier’s feast is celebrated every year on 3rd of December.St. Francis Xavier was a Catholic missionary during the Portuguese era. The feast is performed to honour his death. Believers from all over the world come over on large scale.

St. Francis Xavier’s Feast
St. Francis Xavier’s Feast Goa

Every ten years the casket is brought down and taken into a procession around Old Goa. Church services begin as early as 4 am and people come together in huge numbers to revere this beloved saint.

The pilgrimage turns out to be a picnic for many families that come across the borders. A wide array of food and drinks are available for the people to enjoy.

Date: 3rd December 2018

Venue: Basilica of Bom Jesus, Goa

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