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Taipa

Our Lady Of Carmel


(Taipa Village)

 

exterior of Our Lady of Carmel Church in Taipa Macau Our Lady of Carmel Square in Taipa Macau

 

The only church in Taipa, Our Lady of Carmel was built in 1885.  English mass is held on Saturday evenings at 6:30 pm and on Sunday mornings at 10:00 am.

 

 main altar at Our Lady of Carmel Church in Taipa Macau Virgin Mary with baby Jesus at a side altar inside Our Lady of Carmel Church in Taipa Macau 

 

Coloane 

Chapel of St. Francis Xavier


(Coloane Village)

Japanese Christians often visit this Church, named for Japan’s first Jesuit missionary, St. Francis Xavier.  One of the bones from the Saint's arm is stored in the Church along with the remains of Japanese Christians who were slaughtered in Nagasaki in 1597 and during the 1637 Shimabara Rebellion.

 

exterior of St Francis Xavier Chapel in Coloane Village Macau 


Chapel of St. Francis Xavier was built in 1928, in the same baroque tradition of Macau’s other major churches.  The monument outside the Church celebrates a 1910 victory over pirates.

 

main altar at  St Francis Xavier Chapel in Coloane Village Macau Korean missionary at St Francis Xavier church in Coloane Macau  statue of St Francis Xavier at St Francis Xavier Chapel in Coloane Village Macau view of the front doors from the inside of  St Francis Xavier Chapel in Coloane Village Macau


Our Lady of Sorrows


(Ka Ho)

The poor people afflicted with leprosy eventually got moved down to the Ka Ho settlement in Coloane in 1947.  Our Lady of Sorrows was built for them in 1966; the architecture conceived by two Italian sculptors.  The row of ruined houses next to the church are where the lepers used to live. 
 

exterior of Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Ka Ho Our Lady of Sorrows Church from the side in Ka Ho Coloane statue of an angel with a child at Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Ka Ho old abandoned leper house beside Our Lady of Sorrows Church in Ka Ho

 

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