(Last Updated on : 05-10-2019)
Christianity is not aloof from the practice of pilgrimage. Devout Christians make their ways to churches, in order to inculcate in themselves the true spirit of Christianity, and to amend for their errors, which chastises the soul.
is the repose of Christian beliefs. The Church of Bom Jesus, "Good" or "Infant" Jesus, a rich chapel of Goa is a must-visit stop. It houses the tomb of St. Francis Xavier. In 1946, it became the first Indian Church to be promoted to the honorable status of Minor Basilica.
The Church of St.Cajetan , has an architectural pattern , which is the shadow of the St.Peter's Church in Rome . Other churches of reputation in old Goa are Church of St. Francis of Assisi, Church of St.Augustine ruins , Church and Convent of St. Monica, Church of Our Lady of Rosary, Chapel of St. Anthony and Chapel of St. Catherine. In Panaji, the capital of Goa, the church dedicated to our Lady of Immaculate Conception, the Chapel of St. Sebastian and the statue of Abbe Faria quenches the spiritual thirst of any religious traveller.
, near Goa is seeped in the Gospel of Christianity. The Cathedral Church of St. Thomas
, Mumbai , proves the fact.
The Roman Catholic Church of the Sacred Heart in Delhi a
nd the Cathedral Church of Redemption, affirms Christian spirituality.
Little Mount in Saidapet, Chennai , arrests crowds of Christian Pilgrims to its sanctified sphere.
is perfumed with the ideology of Christianity, emitted by the Malayatoor Church, Valiya Palli Church, Santa Cruz Basilica and St. Francis Church.
Spiritual inclination is , undoubtedly a salient feature of daily life, in a country like India, where the teeming millions , spread the message of devotion, love and tolerance, in the respect of one religion for the other, and often the participation of one into the spiritual exercise of the other.