• St. Francis Xavier’s Cathedral

  • St. Francis Xavier’s Cathedral

  • St. Francis Xavier’s Cathedral

  • St. Francis Xavier’s Cathedral


Sunday's Mass
06 : 00 a.m.- English
07 : 15 a.m.- Tamil
08 : 30 a.m.- Kannada
09 : 45 a.m.- English


A Glorious past is the way to a glorious future. If so, it is our primary responsibility to know about the origin of our parish, the Priests responsible for its origin, their aims and goals, their toils and struggles to build this parish. To bring home these features, a short summary of our parish history is given in the lines that follow.

Rev. Fr. Chevalier was the first parish priest of St. Francis Xavier Church. The Church in 1851 was situated on a site measuring 550 square feet. Mrs. Zulime Watkins, a French Catholic and the widow of an English Commander, Capt. Watkins, sold the land to Fr. Chevalier for a sum of Rs. 1,000/-. After the death of Bishop Charbonnaux, Fr. Chevalier was appointed Bishop of Mysore in 1873. He died in 1880 and laid to rest in St. Patrick’s Church, Bangalore. ...


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Fr. John Anthony