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In India, this Marian devotion uses coconut oil – and draws quite a crowd

In a small town in India's Goa state, the Feast of Our Lady of Miracles draws devotees from multiple religions... Read more

A statue of St. Joseph Vaz at his Mass of Canonization, Jan. 14, 2014.

Goans celebrate the canonization of their compatriot St Joseph Vaz

Bells pealed out at Catholic churches and chapels throughout the Archdiocese of Goa on Wednesday, calling the faithful to prayer... Read more

Procession of the relics of St. Francis Xavier in Old Goa outside Se Cathedral on his feast day, Dec. 3, 2014.

Huge crowds flock to see St Francis Xavier's relics on his feast day

On Wednesday, the 462nd anniversary of his death, an estimated 200,000 people visited Se Cathedral in Old Goa to venerate... Read more

Faithful venerate the relics of St. Francis Xavier at the Basilica of Bom Jesus in Goa.

Exhibition of St Francis Xavier's relics preceded by catechesis

Spiritual formation and catechesis are underway to prepare for the upcoming exposition in Goa of the relics of St. Francis... Read more