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Father Joseph Vaz of Sancoale

Anthony Mascarenhas

Father Joseph Vaz of Sancoale

the hero of a Christian epic in Sri Lanka

by Anthony Mascarenhas

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Published by Mascarenhas in Vasco .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementAntonio Mascarenhas.
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LC ClassificationsMLCS 92/05700 (B)
The Physical Object
Paginationiii, 99 p. ;
Number of Pages99
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4388685M
LC Control Number78907862


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Father Joseph Vaz of Sancoale by Anthony Mascarenhas Download PDF EPUB FB2

Early life. The third of six children, Vaz was born in at Benaulim, his mother's village in Goa, then known as Portuguese India, part of the Portuguese Empire. His parents, Cristóvão Vaz and Maria de Miranda, were devout Catholics. Cristóvão belonged to a prominent Naik family of Sancoale.

He was baptised on the eighth day at the Parish Church of St. John the Baptist, Beatified: 21 January Father Joseph Vaz of Sancoale book, Galle Face. Get this from a library. Father Joseph Vaz of Sancoale: the hero of a Christian epic in Sri Lanka.

[Anthony Mascarenhas] -- Biography of Joseph Vaz,Jesuit priest from Goa. Fr. Joseph Vaz was born to Christopher Vaz and Maria de Miranda, Christian parents of the Konkani Brahmin caste; the third of six children.

The little boy attended primary and secondary school in Sancoale, where he learned Portuguese, and. "So far, the only school named in honor of Vaz is the Joseph Vaz College of Wennappuwa, Sri Lanka, which was founded in January by the Marist Brothers (initiated ).

In Goa there is a school named Vaz,at Sancoale." So the one in Wennappuwa is NOT the only one. --Richardson mcphillips15 January (UTC). Also known as. Apostle of Ceylon; Apostle of Sri Lanka; Memorial. 16 January; Profile. Born to Christopher Vaz and Maria de Miranda, Christian parents of the Konkani Brahmin caste; the third of six ed primary and secondary school in Sancoale, where he learned Portugese, and Benaulim, where he learned Latin.

He studied humanities at the Jesuit Goa University. King Vimaldharna Surya II, Father Joseph’s mentor, died inbut Narendrasimha, his successor, was an even greater supporter.

New missionaries arrived inand indespite health problems, Joseph took another apostolic trip. Bl Joseph Vaz was beatified in at Sri Lanka, years after his death, and is now the patron of the Archdiocese of Goa and Daman. All of Christianity has relatively few on its roll call. Father Joseph Vaz of Sancoale: the hero of a Christian epic in Sri Lanka by Anthony Mascarenhas (Book); The apostle of Ceylon: Fr.

Joseph Vaz, priest of the Congregation of the Oratory, by Sebastião do Rego (Book). A reading from the 'Letter of Bondage,' left at the foot of the altar of Our Lady, in the Church of Our Lady of Health, Sancoale, dated the 5th of August, "Let it be known to all who see this [letter], angels, human beings and all creatures, that I, Fr.

José Vaz, sell and offer myself as a perpetual slave of the Virgin Mother of ers: Vaz Tust. A great deal of awareness of the lile and ministry of Father Joseph Vaz was created with the visit of the Holy Father to Sri Lanka and the Beatification Ceremony.

The Father Joseph Vaz of Sancoale book Vaz Trust will seek to perpetuate the memory of this illustrious servant of God by Providing for the care of the poor irrespective of caste, creed or.

Born on ApJoseph Vaas (as he would artistically sign) was the third child of Christopher Vaz and Maria de Miranda. His father’s house was at Sancoale. His mother’s house was at Benaulim. His first biographer Father Sebastian do Rego, a nephew of the Saint, and a priest of the Goan Oratory wrote in that the strength for his intense missionary exertions was found in the profound silence and the life of prayer Joseph Vaz led.

Combined with zeal for the sacred liturgy and sacraments. (Extracts from his book Life and Achievements of Blessed Joseph Vaz, Pilar Publications, Goa, ) I - From Childhood to the Priesthood Joseph Vaz was born on April 21 stin Benaulim, in the outskirts of Goa, in India. The latter sent a courier to Joseph Vaz along with a beautiful crucifix inlaid with silver sent by the Papal Legate as a present to Joseph Vaz.

The ebony cross with the image of Christ of ivory and the crown of thorns and nails of silver is presently exposed for public veneration in the Oratory Room of Saint Joseph Vaz at Sancoale, Goa, India. St Joseph Vaz was born to Cristóvão Vaz and Maria de Miranda on Ap in his mother’s hometown, Benaulim.

His father originally belonged to the Naik family which converted to Catholicism during the Portuguese regime. Ever since he was a little boy, Vaz expressed a deep love for God by devoting his time to prayers and spiritual. Born on ApJoseph Vaas (as he would artistically sign) was the third child of Christopher Vaz and Maria de Miranda.

His father’s house was at Sancoale. His mother’s house was at Benaulim. Acknowledging the services of blessed father Joseph Vaz, in his beautiful homily in Colombo, Pope John Paul said this in “Father Vaz was a worthy heir of Saint Francis Xavier; he was also a true son of his native Goa, outstanding for its deep Christian and missionary traditions.

Father Vaz was a son of Asia who became a missionary in Asia. The Solemn Feast of St Joseph Vaz Photogallery at ETimes. Bishops offer prayers during The Solemn Feast held at Sancoale in Goa. ()-() Book launch. Fashion and fun took centrestage at. Archbishop Filipe Neri Ferrao celebrating the Alfred Vaz, Convenor of the Committee formed for the Walking Pilgrimage, Fr.

Manuel Dias, Rector, St. Joseph Vaz Sancuaturay, Sancoale, Fr. Louis Alvares, Parish Priest of Our Lady of Health Church, Sancoale, Fr.

Soccoro Colaco, Prefect of Discipline at the Patriarchal Seminary of Rachol, Fr. Mario. B y T.V. Antony Raj. Saint Joseph Vaz. Saint Joseph Vaz was born on Ap in the village of Benaulim, Goa, India. InRev. Anthony Hemantha Peiris of the Diocese of Badulla, Sri Lanka, wrote the Lyrics in Sinhala and also composed the music of the hymn sung in the following video to commemorate the birth of the Saint of India and Sri Lanka.

This video is unavailable. Watch Queue Queue. Watch Queue Queue. Fr Joseph Vaz News: Latest and Breaking News on Fr Joseph Vaz.

Explore Fr Joseph Vaz profile at Times of India for photos, videos and latest news of Fr Joseph Vaz. Also find news, photos and. Second, Sancoale actually produced two saints, Dharmanand’s predecessor in the holiness stakes, Joseph Vaz, having been born in the middle of the 17 th century.

This Vaz is remembered for his travails and travels in Sri Lanka; he seems to have saved Christians being persecuted there by the Dutch and has long been regarded as a founding father Author: PERMANENT BLACK.

Father Joseph Vaz of Sancoale (Self-published, Goa, c. ) Language [edit source] A Concise Konkani Grammar (Tipografia Rangel, Bastora, Goa, ) History [edit source] A Tourist's History of Goa (Instituto Menezes Bragança, Panjim, Goa, ) Goa from Prehistoric Times (Self-published, Goa, ) OCLC ; References [edit source].

Holy places in Goa related to Blessed Joseph Vaz 1 Maternal house at Pulvaddo, Benaulim where he was born 2 Church of St. John the Baptist which has the Baptismal Font where he was baptised 3 The Oratory room of his paternal house at Sancoale where he grew up 4 Church of Cortalim where miraculously the door would open for him.

Sri Lanka’s first saint, Joseph Vaz was born in Goa, India inthe son of Cristovao Vaz and Maria de Miranda, devout Catholics. His father belonged to a prominent Goud Saraswat Brahmin Naik family from Sancoale, and Joseph was baptized on the eighth day at the parish church of St.

John the Baptist. The Catholic prayer, "An Ancient Prayer to Saint Joseph, is considered a powerful novena (recited for nine straight days) to Saint Joseph, the foster father of Christ.

After the Virgin Mary, Roman Catholics believe that Saint Joseph is the most beloved and efficacious saint in heaven, as well as a guardian and protector of the Church.

When Blessed Joseph Vaz landed in Sri Lanka in under the guise of a coolie, Catholic activity had almost disappeared in the island due to the Dutch persecution.

The Sinhala and Tamil works of. The third of six children, Joseph Vaz was born in at Benaulim, his mother's village. [1] His parents, Cristóvão Vaz and Maria de Miranda, were devout Roman Catholics. [2] Cristóvão belonged to a prominent Goud Saraswat Brahmin Naik family of : Vidyarthi.

In Octobera Diocesan Inquiry of a miracle attributed to Vaz took place. In NovemberPatriarch Filipe Neri Ferrao stated that the cause for Vaz's canonisation had reached a 'crucial stage'.

The Pope approved the vote by the Ordinary Session of Cardinals and Bishops in favor of canonization of the Indian-born priest and decided to summon a Consistory shortly after. Church has been organizing a fest in the name of St Joseph Vaz for last 2 years at the place where earlier Shri Vijayadurga Devi Temple existed (Frontispiece of Sancoale, an archaeological site).

On the night of 10th March, a large and 5. King Vimaldharna Surya II, Father Joseph’s mentor, died inbut Narendrasimha, his successor, was an even greater supporter. New missionaries arrived inand indespite health problems, Joseph took another apostolic trip.

On his return, he fell ill from his carriage, and reached Kandy in serious condition. It was in Sancoale that Joseph Vaz, born in Benaulim, Goa on Ap and studied in Sancoale. Inhe took an oath to serve Mother Mary at Nossa Senhora de Saude Igreja em Sancoale or, Our Lady of Good Health Church of : Team Headlines.

Life. António Mascarenhas was born at his mother's ancestral home in Divar, Goa, India, on 24 February He was baptized as Antonio Inacio Salvador Matias Mascarenhas and spent his early childhood in Zanzibar and his school years at St. Paul's School, Belgaum, after which he joined the Society of Jesus.

He completed the Gregorian University Ph L summa cum : FebruDivar, Goa, India. The year of sT. JosePh VaZ a dedication to God’s loving Mercy to the Church of sri lanka The formal opening Ceremony of the year dedicated to st.

Joseph Vaz, scheduled to be held at st. lucia’s Cathedral, kotahena on saturday, Janu at p.m. A blue cotton cloak believed to be worn by St. Joseph Vaz is currently.

Blessed Joseph Vaz Also known as Apostle of Ceylon Apostle of Sri Lanka Memorial 16 January Profile Born to Christopher Vaz and Maria de Miranda, Christian parents of the Konkani Brahmin caste; the third of six children. Attended primary and secondary school in Sancoale, where he learned Portugese, and Benaulim, where he learned Latin.

I remember meeting a few of the sisters who were still in residence, working in the preschool - all that remained of the once thriving boarding and day school.

Along with the old spring house and the Lourdes grotto, I also got to see the remarkably grand St. Joseph's Chapel in which my grandparents had been married in After the sainthood is conferred on Vaz, special prayer services would be held in Goa, especially in the parish church of Sancoale where Vaz grew up in.

Vaz is remembered for his travails and travels in Sri Lanka; he apparently saved the Christians from being persecuted by the Dutch and has long been. 9 Nov: Herald. HCN travels to Blessed Joseph Vaz’ village in Sancoale and finds that years after he left for his heavenly abode, his death miracles continue to take place Villagers in Sancoale are joyous.

A son of the soil, Blessed Joseph Vaz is on his way to becoming a Saint. Father Joseph Vaz was born on Apin India.

He was a Goan, born in Benaulim, and was raised in the villages of Benaulim and Sancoale. was a Catholic Oratorian priest from Goa. He is known as the Apostle of Vaz entered Ceylon (now Sri Lanka) during the Dutch occupation, when Calvinism was the official religion.On Aug.

27, Archbishop Felip Neri Ferrao of Goa and Daman offered Mass for the Sri Lankan pilgrims at the Sanctuary of Blessed Joseph Vaz in Sancoale, 22 kilometers south of Panaji. In his homily, the archbishop said Goa and Sri Lanka enjoy a special relationship through Blessed Vaz, whose spirit and love of God he urged those present to imbibe.News Vatican Information Service January