Parishes

(As per 2018 update)

INDUBETTU (1955)
ST FRANCIS XAVIER

Address : Indubettu, Bangady P. O.
Via Belthangady 574 214
Tel. : 08256–274225

Catholics : 332 F: 67

P. P. : Rev. Stephen D’Souza
Mob. : 9449690942, 9900548942
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(As per 2017 update)

Indubettu : (1955) St Francis Xavier

Address : Indubettu, Bangady P. O.
Via Belthangady 574 214
Tel. : 08256–274225

Catholics: 332 F: 67

P.P. : Rev. Stephen D’Souza
Mob. : 9449690942, 9900548942
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(As per 2016 update)

(1955) St Francis Xavier

Indubettu, Bangady P. O.
Via Belthangady 574 214
Tel.: 08256–274225

Catholics: 332        Families: 67

Publication : Parish Bulletin - "INDA TALI" (once a year)

Parish Associations :
 ICYM, SSVP, Catholic Sabha, Sthree Sanghatan, Fransican Third Order, Altar Boys Sodality, Marian Sodality

Timing of masses :
 Weekdays : 6.45 a.m;
 Fridays      : 4.30 p.m – Adoration and Mass
 Sundays    : 7.30 a.m and 10.00 a.m

P. P. :  Rev. Simon D’Souza        Tel. : 9900620177, 9448569157
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(As per 2014 update)

St. Francis Xavier, Indubettu

Indubettu, Bangady Post, Via Belthangady 574214
Tel.: 08256-274225    

Established in: 1955
Catholics: 334          Families: 66

P.P. : Rev. Fr. Simon D'Souza

HISTORY:

Originally Indubettu was a part of Belthangady parish.  Long before 1917, mass was being offered at the house of Mr Louis Lobo.  In around 1917, Fr Gaviraghi sj, who started the mission station bought land from Mr Salvadore D’Cunha and used to offer mass here in a thatched house.  Because of the long distances the parishioners had to travel to reach Belthangady, Fr A.J. D’Silva constructed the presbytery in 1931 and started constructing a chapel in 1937, which was completed by his successor.  This chapel was served from Belthangady for about 18 years.  It was made independent and on  April 2, 1955,  Fr Elias P. Dias was appointed as  the first parish priest.

Fr Elias P. Dias ( 1955-1962) built the present church, the electrification work was completed by Fr Lawrence D’Souza (1981-1988), the presbytery and belfry were built by  Fr Leo William Lobo (1991-1997) who also provided the sound system and sank a borewell.  The Grotto and the Arch were completed by Fr Joseph Mascarenhas, who arrived as the parish priest in 1997.  He who also built 2 houses for the poor.

Fr Joseph is the 8th parish priest since Indubettu was erected to the status of a parish.

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