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St Aloysius Church

St Aloysius Church

St Aloysius Church is located at top the Light House Hill in the campus of St Aloysius College. It is situated in the center of Mangalore city. The chapel, built in 1885 by Rev Father Joseph Willy, intimately matches the world renowned Sistine Chapel at Rome.

The chapel is spectacular with some magnificent paintings on the ceiling, fresco painting and oil canvas paintings. The ceiling is decorated with paintings including the portraits of the Crowing of the Cock and many saints. This Chapel was dedicated to the St. Aloysius Gonzaga, a wealthy, successful, young man who gave up worldly life to dedicated himself to the service of the needy. This chapel is compared to the Sistine Chapel in Rome.

The chapel is spectacular with some magnificent paintings on the ceiling, fresco painting and oil canvas paintings. The ceiling is decorated with paintings including the portraits of the Crowing of the Cock and many saints. This Chapel was dedicated to the St. Aloysius Gonzaga, a wealthy, successful, young man who gave up worldly life to dedicated himself to the service of the needy.