Bela Church also known as Our Lady of Dolours (Sorrows) Church under the
Mangalore Diocese is the oldest church in the district, located 11km from
Kumbla on the Kumbla-Badiadka road and 15kms north of Kasargod. Originally,
it was a small thatched church built at Kudrepady by the migrated Konkani
Catholics and for better convenience it was shifted to the present location.
Dedicated to Mother of Dolours, this Roman Catholic Church in Gothic style
of Architecture was established in 1890AD. The miraculous statue of the
Mother of Sorrows was lifted to this church from Kudrepady with great
solemnity. The church was later renovated in the year 2001. The annual
perunal (festival) of the church is celebrated in the month of December.
Daily mass of the church is held at 8.00 a.m. and the Sunday mass is at
Our Lady of Dolours Church
Bela P.O. Via Kumbla 671 321, Kasargod
Phone : 04998-284084
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