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Archdiocese of Goa & Daman

Activities and Organizations

Catholic Social Welfare

  • AIDS Hospices: 2:
    "Asro" H.I.V Community Care Centre, Cavelossim
    H.I.V Community Care Centre, Tivim
  • Diocesan Family Service Centre, Goa:
    1
  • Dispensaries: 10:
    Ankur Dispensary
    Dispensery/ Social Centre
    Father Faustino's Dispensary
    Gerosa Convent Dispensary
    Immaculate Conception Church
    Maria Seva Sadan Dispensary
    Mobile Clinic
    Nirmala Mobile Dispensary
    St. Joseph's Dispensary
    Vivian Niwas Dispensary
  • Family Apostolate:
    1
  • Hospitals: 9:
    Asro," H.I.V. Community
    Bosio Hospital
    Christ the King Physiotherapy Centre
    Dr Roque Ferreira's Hospital
    H.I.V. Community Care Centre
    Holy Cross Hospital
    J.M.J. Hospital
    Our Lady of Grace Maternity Clinic
    Shanti Avedna Ashram
  • Old Age Homes: 25:
    Ark of Hope, Candolim
    Asilo "Dr. Rafael Pereira", Benaulim
    Asylum of the Sacred Heart of Jesus and Mary, Aldona
    Bom Jesus Home, Nachinola
    Clergy Home, Margao
    Clergy Home, Porvorim
    Divine Providence Home, Benaulim
    Holy Family Home for the Aged, Chorao
    Holy Spirit Home, Moira
    Home for the Aged, Vasco da Gama
    Isha Prema Niketan, Assagao
    Isha Prema Niketan, Goa-Velha
    Krist Raj Bhavan, Saligao
    Mae de Deus Home, Saligao
    Lar Santa Margarida, Divar
    Mother Mary Haven, Calangute
    Nazareth Home, Navelim
    Our Lady of Perpetual Succour Home for the Aged, Guirim
    St. John of God's Home, Old Goa
    St. Joseph's Asylum, Calangute
    St. Joseph's Eventide Home, Ucassaim
    St. Joseph's Home, Siolim
    St. Mary's Guest House, Nagoa, Verna
    St. Mary's Home, Siolim
    St. Thomas Villa, Bodiem
  • Orphanages:
    28
  • Orphanages - Homes for Boys:
    Don Bosco Boy's Home, Tuem
    Fatima Mata Boy's Home, Velugaum
    Father Agnel Orphanage, Pilar
    Gulab Maria Boy's Home, Sindoni
    Gyan Mata Boys Home, Khanvel
    Jyoti Niwas for Boys, Dappada
    Kumari Mata Boy's Home, Chisda
    Konseisanv Balagram, Verna
    Nirmala Mata Boy's Home, Shelti
    St. Anthony's Institute, Duler
    St. Anthony's Orphanage, Agassaim
    St. Francis Xavier Home for Boys, Dudhni
    St. Joseph's Boy's Home, Calangute
  • Orphanages - Homes for Girls:
    Balwatika for Girls, Dadra
    Children's Happy Home, Marna, Siolim
    Fatima Mata Girls Home, Velgaum
    Gyan Mata Home for Girls, Khanvel
    Ish Kripa Sadan, Siolim
    Jyoti Niwas for Girls, Dappada
    Mount Mary Girls Hostel
    Mornese Vihar, Sulcorna, Rivona
    Nazareth Seva Sadan, Chisda Khanvel
    Nirmala Mata Girls Home, Shelti
    St. Alex Orphanage, Calangute
    St. Anthony's Home, Verna
    St. Francis Xavier Girls Home, Dudhni
    St. Joseph's Orphanage, Aquem
    Lar de Santa Terezinha, Pajifond, Margao
  • Socio Economic Training Centre:
    1
  • St. Francis Xavier Training cum Production Centre for the Handicapped, Old Goa:
    1
  • Youth Hostels: 17:
    St. Anthony's Boy's Boarding House, Guirim
    St. Rita's Boys Boarding House, Maina Curtorim
    Carmel Hostel, Nuvem
    Holy Cross Hostel, Corlim, Mapus
    Holy Family Boarding House, Sancoale
    Lar Santa Maria Goretti, Panjim
    Maria Bambina Boarding House, Cuncolim
    Nirmala Niwas, Altinho, Panjim
    St. Anne's Boarding for Girls, Cansaulim
    St. Catherine Hostel
    St. Elizabeth's Boarding for Girls, Pomburpa
    St. Francis Xavier Boarding for Girls, St. Estevam
    St. Francis Xavier Boarding House, Loutolim
    St. John of the Cross Boarding for Girls, Sarfona
    St. Joseph Boarding for Girls , Vagator
    St. Rita's Boarding House, Maina, Curtorim
    Vivian Niwas, Siolim, Casa de Raquel, Navelim

Major Diocesan Commissions and Organizations

  • Apostleship of the Sea:
    CEO: Chaplain: Father Frederick de Souza sac
  • Apostolate of Ecumenism:
    CEO: Convenor: Father Simiao Fernandes
  • Apostolate of Inculturation:
    CEO: in - charge: Father Donato Rodrigues
  • Apostolate of Inter-Religious Dialogue:
    CEO: Convenor: Father Agnelo Pinheiro
  • Archdiocesan Board of Education:
    CEO: Vice President: Br. Constantine D'Abreu cfc
    Email: [email protected]
  • Caritas - Goa:
    Director: Father Valeriano Vaz
    Email: [email protected]
  • Committee for the On-Going Formation of Priests:
    CEO: Convenor: Father Joseph Rowland Salema
    Email: [email protected]
  • Council for Social Justice and Peace:
    CEO: Executive Secretary cum Treasurer: Father
    CEO: Maverick Fernandes
    Email: [email protected]
  • Diocesan Catechetical Centre:
    Director: Alfred Vaz
    Email: [email protected]
  • Diocesan Centre for Biblical Apostolate:
    Director: Father Manuel Gomes
    Email: [email protected]
  • Diocesan Centre for Lay Apostolate:
    Director: Father Daniel Pereira
    Email: [email protected]
  • Diocesan Centre for Social Communications Centre:
    Director: Father Francisco Caldeira
    Email: [email protected]
  • Diocesan Centre for the Liturgy:
    Director: Father Afonso Mendonca
    Email: [email protected]
  • Diocesan Charismatic Service Team:
    CEO: Father Joseph de Silva
  • Diocesan Commission for Evangelisation:
    CEO: in - charge: Father Denis Fernandes
  • Diocesan Commission for Sacred Art and Heritage
  • Diocesan Commission for Sacred Music:
    CEO: President: Father Joe Rodrigues
  • Diocesan Family Service Centre:
    Director: Father Kennet Teles
    Email: [email protected]
  • Diocesan Pastoral Secretariat:
    CEO: Executive Secretary: Father Anthony Fernandes
    Email: [email protected]
  • Diocesan Society of Education:
    CEO: Secretary-cum-Treasurer: Father Zeferino
    CEO: D'Souza
    Email: [email protected]
  • Diocesan Team for Transfers of Priests:
    Convenor: Father José Remedios Fernandes
    Email: [email protected]
  • Diocesan Youth Centre:
    Director: Olavo Caiado
    Email: [email protected]
  • Secretariat of Confraternities:
    Secretary: Can. Santana Faleiro
  • Vocation Commission for the Diocesan Clergy:
    Director: Heinencio D'Souza
    Email: [email protected]

Other Church Organizations and Associations

  • Catholic Association
  • Catholic Nurses Guild
  • Catholic Teachers
  • Kolping Society
  • Legion of Mary
  • Pontifical Mission Aid Societies
  • St. Vincent De Paul Society
  • Young Christian Workers Movement

Social Communications

  • Amcho Sevadhorm:
    Homiletic and Liturgical Review (Konkani Quarterly)
    Published by the Diocesan Commission for Liturgy
  • Daily Flash:
    Reflections on the daily Mass Readings and more (English Monthly)
    Published by the Diocesan Centre for Lay Apostolate
  • Devacheam Bhurgeanchim Gitam:
    Periodical Sheet Music Publication of Konkani Liturgical Hymns
    Published by the Diocesan Commission for Sacred Music
  • Diocesan Centre for Social Communications Media:
    In-Charge: Father Francisco Caldeira
    Address: Archbishop's House, P. B. 216, Altinho, Panjim, Goa - 403 001, India
    Email: [email protected]
  • Dor Mhoineachi Rotti:
    Organ of the Apostleship of Prayer - (Konkani Monthly)
    Published by the Society of Jesus.
  • Father Agnel:
    Published by the Society of Pilar
  • Jivitacho Prokas:
    Reflections on the daily Mass Readings and more (Konkani Monthly)
    Published by the Diocesan Centre for Lay Apostolate.
  • Porzoll:
    Catechetical Review (Konkani Quarterly)
    Published by the Diocesan Catechetical Centre.
  • Rays:
    Catechetical Review (English Quarterly)
    Published by the Diocesan Catechetical Centre
  • Renovação/Renewal:
    Pastoral Bulletin of the Archdiocese - (English & Konkani Fortnightly)
  • Savera:
    (Quarterly) - Published by Holy Family Communications Media Centre,
    Sancoale, Goa
  • Vauraddeancho Ixtt:
    (Konkani Weekly) - Published by the Society of Pilar
  • Yuvayana:
    (English & Konkani Quarterly)
    Published by the Diocesan Youth Centre

Catholic Educational Institutions

  • Special Schools:
    2
  • Higher Secondary Schools:
    25
  • Degree Colleges:
    6
  • Higher Secondary Schools- Students:
    12,670
  • Primary school-Students:
    2,566
  • Primary schools:
    21
  • Secondary schools:
    112
  • Secondary schools-Students:
    73,399
  • Technical Schools:
    10
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