Bela Catholic Parish is one of the ancient parishes of the Diocese of Mangalore.

It is situated in Kasargod District, around 50 KMs away from Mangalore.

This is the oldest parish in the Kasargod district. The mother tongue of the Catholics is Konkani.

The Parish has 17 wards and 448 families.

Parish Priest

Very Rev. Fr. John Vas

Very. Rev. Fr. John Vas

Mass timings


Our Lady of Dolours Church, Bela

Sunday           : 7.30 AM
                       : 10.30 AM (Children’s Mass)


Monday to Wednesday: 6.45 AM


Thursday        : 9.00 AM
Friday             : 12.00 Noon (Adoration starts at 9.30 AM, Confessions between 10 AM to 11AM).

Saturday        : 8.00 AM

Our Lady of Velankanni Chapel, Kalattur


Sunday:         9.00 AM (except first sunday of every month)

Principal - St. Marys College

Rev. Fr. Ashok Rayan Crasta

Rev. Fr Ashok Rayan Crasta