Society of the Missionaries of St. Francis Xavier, Pilar

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Campus of Pilar Seminary, Goa.


Society of the Missionaries of St. Francis Xavier, Pilar (S.F.X.) commonly referred as Society of Pilar or Pilar Fathers, is a Roman Catholic seminary (Society of Apostolic Life) founded on 26 September 1887 by Rev. Fr. Jose Mariano Bento Martins in Pilar, Goa. [1][2]

In 1957 the Fr. Agnel Ashram was started at Bandra, Bombay (now Mumbai) as a common house of the Society, over the years it has expanded to become an important educational organisation.[3]

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  1. ^ "Society of the Missionaries of Saint Francis Xavier (Society of Apostolic Life)". Catholic-Hierarchy. Retrieved 2014-01-08. 
  2. ^ "Society of the Missionaries of Saint Francis Xavier (Pilar Fathers), S.F.X.". gcatholic.org. Retrieved 2014-01-08. 
  3. ^ "History of the Pilar Fathers". Pilar Society. Retrieved 2014-01-08. 

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