Monday, December 27, 2010

The Basilica of Bom Jesus, Goa

The Basilica of Bom Jesus in Goa is one of the most important Churches in India. The church houses the naturally preserved body of St. Francis Xavier. The Church was consecrated in 1605.
St. Francis Xavier was born in the Xavier Castle in the Kingdom of Navarre in 1506 and passed away in 1552, with a very committed life. He spent a substantial part of his life in Sri Lanka and Indonesia as a Jesuit Priest.

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