Welcome to Carmelite Monastery, Margao, Goa   

Installation ceremony of Catenians on 22 April 2018 . Mass offered by Fr Archie Gonsalves, Superior. Mr. Emmanuel Furtado the new president and Dr Oswin Veigas the out going President. Catenians from Panjim, Vasco and Mapuca Circles too attended this event at the monastery.

Archbishop urges Faithful to experience God's Mercy
MARGAO: Taking the help of a heroic witness of Blessed Rani Maria, a Martyr of the Catholic Church, Archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrao urged the faithful gathered to experience and witness to the mercy of God as individuals and families. Archbishop was delivering a homily at the Divine Mercy Sunday Eucharistic celebration held at the Carmelite Monastery Margao on Sunday evening. Fr. Joaquim Loiola Pereira (Secretary to Archbishop), Fr. Carmo Martins (Parish Priest, Our Lady of Grace Church, Margao), Fr. Archibald Gonsalves (Superior, Carmelite Monastery, Margao), Fr. Sylvestre D'souza (Secretary to OCD Provincial), and other priests concelebrated the Eucharistic celebration.

DIVINE MERCY SUNDAY celebration at Margao.
Margao: Archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrao will preside over the Solemn Eucharistic Celebration of the Divine Mercy Sunday 2018 at the Carmelite Monastery, Margao on 8th April 2018 at 5.00p.m. There will be Eucharistic adoration at 4.oo p.m. Animators/ Representatives of the Divine Mercy Groups will be participating in this celebration. Mementos will be presented to each group at the hands of the Archbishop


Message from the Provincial

The Discalced Carmelites have a historical bond with Goa. Less than 30 years after the death of the great St Teresa of Jesus (Avila) - the reformer of the Carmelite Order, and even before her canonization the friars had reached the capital of Portuguese India. The founder of the Carmelite community in Old Goa was Fr. Leander, a native of Burgos in Spain. From this community in 1638, .......

Message from the Superior

Just a couple of years ago, when I completed my term as Provincial, I was asked to shoulder the responsibility as Superior of the Carmelite Monastery at Margao. This being my first appointment in Goa, I was a bit anxious! Now that two years have gone by, I can confidently say, the Carmelite Monastery has been offering a lot to the life and vitality of Carmelites and the Church in Goa.

Happenings @ the Monastery

Sunday Mass Times:
6.15 am  /  7.30 am : Konkani
8.45 am / 11.15 am : English
Confessions: Mon-Sat
8.30 am to 11.00 am / 3.30 pm to 5.30 pm

Lar de Santa Terezinha

It was way back in 1947, when India celebrated its Independence; Goa still continued to be under the Portuguese Rule. The city of Margao, saw the humble beginnings of the dawn of a new institution, namely, Lar de Santa Terezinha. Fr. Jose Marie a devout Carmelite priest, dedicated to the service of the poor and the marginalised, found an abandoned baby near the Carmelite Monastery at Malbhat.

Photo Gallery

Some of the programmes held @ the monastery

Sponsor a Seminarian

You are a practicing Catholic and you would have loved to see your son become a priest or your daughter become a Nun. Unfortunately, this has not happened or may be you do not have children! Do not be disappointed, you can still have a priest from your family by sponsoring a Carmelite Seminarian.

Carmel Matrimonial

On a daily basis, young men and women frequent the Carmelite monastery requesting prayers and blessings, so that they may find a suitable life partner. Today young Goans migrate to different parts of India and abroad for education and seeking job opportunities. When they want to marry, they come back to Goa looking for Goan proposals and find it quite difficult to find a suitable life partner from among the Goans just because it is difficult to get in touch with them.


Three Halls fully furnished with seating arrangements and sound system are available to hold events, such as: Seminars and Conferences, Retreats and Conventions, Family events such as Birthdays, Jubilees, First Communion, etc. Facilities on campus: Aqua Guard drinking water, Hot water for bath, Parking facility for Buses and Cars, Chapel for Private mass and prayers, Open Space for Camp Fire



O U R   T E A M

Fr. Archibald Gonsalves

Fr. Michael M. Shenoy

Fr. Jossey Rodrigues

Fr. Mark Furtado

Fr. Noel D'Cunha

Fr. Joseph D'Souza

Br. Malvino

Br. Maurice Fonseca