The Blessed Mother Teresa Church Virar to be rechristened as St Teresa of Calcutta Church

Do you know the name of only church in Maharashtra that is dedicated to Mother Teresa? Interested to know the official announcement date of Mother Teresa as a saint? Searching for the location of Mother Teresa Church in Maharashtra India? Planning to visit The Blessed Mother Teresa Church located in Virar Maharashtra? If yes, continue reading this post to know all important information of Mother Teresa Church located in Maharashtra.

The Blessed Mother Teresa Church in Maharashtra State, India is going to have a memorable day on September 4, 2016. I hope you all know the importance of this day. If not, I will let you know. On 4 September 2016, Pope Francis in Vatican will do the official announcement of Mother Teresa as a saint. The Blessed Mother Teresa Church located in Virar, Maharashtra state is the one and only one church in Maharashtra that is dedicated to Mother Teresa and so the day September 4 is having an important place in the history of this church. Virar, a part of the Virar- Vasai Municipal Corporation that is located in the Palghar district is located approximately at a distance of 65 km from Mumbai. After that day(September 4), the Blessed Mother Teresa Church Virar will be renamed as St Teresa of Calcutta Church. On this occasion, I would like to mention something about this blessed church in Maharashtra. I think this post will be incomplete without it.

We all know that Mother Teresa, with her countless charitable works, is still having an important place in the hearts of millions of people not only in India but the whole world. The Blessed Mother Teresa Church is located in Virar, Maharashtra State, India. Now Fr Philip Vaz is the church priest. In order to celebrate Mother Teresa canonization ceremony on September 4, the church is already decorated with illuminations as a part of the celebrations. There will be special prayers in the church on September 4. It is expected that about 5000 people will attend the event.

About 40 persons representing this church will be travelling to Rome for participating in the proclamation ceremony of Mother Teresa that will be held on September 4. Built in the year 2012, this church located in Virar is visited by lots of devotees every year. Inside the church, one can see a huge statue of Mother Teresa that was built using special marbles bought from Rajasthan state. Apart from this, there is a drop of Mother Teresa's blood, that is preserved as a relic. Every year lots of worshipers are visiting this blessed church. I will provide the address of the Blessed Mother Teresa Church in Virar if you are planning to visit the church.

The Blessed Mother Teresa Church Virar contact address

Blessed Mother Teresa Church,
Near platform No: 8,
Mayekar Wadi,
Virat Nagar,
Near Anita Gas Godown,
Virar West,
Vasai Taluk,
Palghar District,
Maharashtra 401 303

How to reach Blessed Mother Teresa Church Virar?

The Blessed Mother Teresa Church in Virar West, Maharashtra is located at a walk-able distance from Virar platform No:8. Virar is located at a road distance of 198 km from Pune, 51 km from Thane, 1093 km from Jaipur and 1378 km from Chennai.
If you are travelling from Mumbai, this place is located at a distance of 66 km by means of road. Taxi services are available to reach Virar. Otherwise train services like Bdts Surat Exp, Lok Shakti Exp, Saurashtra Exp are also available from Mumbai to Virar.
If you are traveling from Chennai or Jaipur, first you have to take the flight journey to reach Mumbai. From Mumbai, take a taxi to reach Virar.
Thane is located very close to Virar at a distance of only 51 km by road. So if you prefer to travel from Thane, then the journey is little bit easy as lots of taxi services are available to reach Virar.
If you like to travel from Pune, first you have to reach Thane or Mumbai, then only you can reach Virar. From Pune, bus services are available to Thane and the you can reach Virar by means of Taxi. There are train services from Pune to Mumbai and from Mumbai, you can either select train or taxi services. Train services will be much easy as the church is located very close to Virar platform No:8.

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