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Altar and tomb of St Francis Xavier, Church of Bom Jesus, Goa.

Photograph of the Altar and Tomb of St Francis
Xavier in the Church of Bom Jesus, Goa, from the Lee-Warner
Collection: 'Bombay Presidency' taken by an unknown photographer in
the 1880s. Born in Navarre, Spain, St. Francis Xavier (1506-52),
was a former pupil of St. Ignatius Loyola, founder of the Jesuit
order; he was ordained in 1537 and came to Goa in 1542. During his
time in Goa, St. Francis was…