The Afghan Church

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Posted October 7, 2011  /   By developer1  /  0 Comments

The Afghan Church, one of the oldest church in Mumbai is located in the Navy Nagar in Colaba area of South Mumbai.The church was established in 1847 AD by British and consecrated 11 years later as a memorial to those who fell in the First Afghan War of 1838.The church is also known as St …

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St. Thomas Cathedral

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St. Thomas’ Cathedral is the first Anglican Church in Mumbai, situated near the Flora Fountain. Built in 1718, St. Thomas Cathedral was an effort to improve the moral standards of the growing British settlement.Having selected for the UNESCO Asia-Pacific heritage conservation award 2004, St. Thomas Church owes its name to St. Thomas, a disciple of …

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St. Michael’s Church

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St. Michael’s Church is among the oldest Catholic churches in Mumbai. As an influence of two major colonial powers the British and the Portuguese, churches came to being all over India and Mumbai was not untouched. St. Michaels Church situated on the Upper Mahim evokes the beginning of Christianity within India. It is believed that …

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St. Andrews Church

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A 400-year-old church, St Andrew Church is located at Bandra in Mumbai. This historic church was the only church in Bandra till the first quarter of the 17th century.The altar of the church extends almost to the roof, which carries statues of Sacred Heart, Our Lady and St Andrew. Smaller statues of St John the …

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Our Lady of Salvation Church

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This is one of the oldest Churches of Mumbai (Bombay) which was built by Portuguese under a name of “O Igreja da Nossa Senhora da Salvacao”. The old structure was demolished and rebuit in the 1980s. It was later redesigned by the famous architect Charles Correa. The church has a unique design where the pillars …

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Mt. Mary Church

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Mt. Mary Church is among the most prominent churches in Mumbai, with devotees flocking here from all faith. Situated in West Bandra past Hill Road the Basilica of our Lady of Mount Mary was built by the Portuguese in 1640. Mary Church is famous for the kind rituals that reinforce the power of prayers. The …

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Holy Family Church

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Holy Family Church is a lovely, and peaceful church near Andheri-Kurla Road The Holy Family School which was constructed in 1963 is just next to it. The church is greatly loved both by residents of the area and visitors for prayers and worship. The Holy Family Hospital is also a part of the Holy Family …

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