Easter marks Resurrection of Jesus
Holy Saturday or Easter Eve is the Christian holy day falling on the Saturday before Easter Sunday. It is the seventh day of the Holy Week. This day the body of Jesus lay in the tomb. It is the day of light and water. The first mass after Maundy Thursday is celebrated on this day and
Good Friday observed by parishioners with Way of the Cross
Good Friday or the Holy Friday or the Black Friday is the Christian religious holiday falling on the Friday before Easter. It is the sixth day of the Holy Week. It commemorates the crucifixion of Jesus Christ at the Calvary. No mass is celebrated this day in the entire world. There is no
Maundy Thursday celebrated with devotion
Maundy Thursday or the Holy Thursday is the Christian holy day falling on the Thursday before Easter. It is the fifth day of the Holy Week. The liturgy held on the evening of Mundy Thursday initiates the period which commemorates the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ.
Church gears up for Inauguration
One of the oldest churches in Udupi-Mangalore history, St Francis Xavier Church, Udyavara is all set for inauguration on April 28 2016. The foundation stone for our new church was laid on May 22 2014 and the structural work started on May 24 2014. A historical event took place on
Parish Priest message
Greetings of Joy & Peace to you from Rev.Fr Roque D’Souza. I am happy to be connected with you and to greet you on behalf of the Parish Community of St Francis Xavier Church, Udyavara, Udupi.On the unique epoch making event of the inauguration on 28.04.2016, all of us are proud of our achievement of the new Church
The quite reliable Parish History Book gives a succinct account of the historical background of the beginning of our Church in following words: “From times immemorial there was only one Catholic Church at Kallianpur dedicated to our Lady of Miracles.The jurisdiction (was) from Airody north and Udyavara
About Patron
Francis Xavier was born to John and Mary as their last son, in the castle of Xavier, in the Kingdom of Navarre (part of present day Spain), on 7 April 1506. He was a member of a noble family. He never aspired to become a soldier as his male siblings. It took a bitter turn after his father expired and he was in pressure to take control

Fr. Roque D'Souza
Parish Priest

Fr. Stephan D'Souza
Resident Priest

St Francis Xavier

Most Rev. Dr Gerald Isaac Lobo
Bishop of Udupi Diocese
Mass Timings
Monday - Thursday - 6:45 am
Friday - 6:45 am and 5:30 pm
Saturday - 6:45 am and 4:30 pm
Sunday - 7:30 am and 10:00 am