Saint Paul's College, Goa

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St. Paul's College was a Jesuit school, and later college, founded circa 1542 by saint Francis Xavier, at Old Goa.wikipedia
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Francis Xavier

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St. Paul's College was a Jesuit school, and later college, founded circa 1542 by saint Francis Xavier, at Old Goa.
He was invited to head Saint Paul's College, a pioneer seminary for the education of secular priests, which became the first Jesuit headquarters in Asia.

Miguel de Carvalho

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After completing his studies of philosophy and theology at St. Paul's College in Goa, he was ordained to the priesthood.

Gaspar Jorge de Leão Pereira

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That year, D. João Nunes Barreto, who had been appointed Patriarch of Abyssinia, and his coadjutor Belchior Leitão stood residing in Goa, offering his episcopal services till the appointment of the first Archbishop of Goa, D. Gaspar de Leão Pereira in 1560.
He was also founder of the St. Paul's College in Goa, where printers were free and uncensored, in order to follow the intellectual movement.

Joseph Vaz

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He made such rapid progress in his studies that his father decided to send him to the city of Goa for further studies; where he did a course in rhetoric and humanities at the Jesuit college of St. Paul.

Printing in Goa

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Printing operations began in Goa in 1556 (with the first printing press being established at the Jesuit Saint Paul's College in Old Goa), resulting in the publication of Conclusiones Philosophicas.

St. Paul's College, Macau

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St. Paul's College was a Jesuit school, and later college, founded circa 1542 by saint Francis Xavier, at Old Goa.

Old Goa

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St. Paul's College was a Jesuit school, and later college, founded circa 1542 by saint Francis Xavier, at Old Goa.

Printing press

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It housed the first printing press in India, having published the first books in 1556. In a letter to St. Ignatius of Loyola, dated 30 April 1556, Father Gasper Caleza speaks of a ship carrying a printing press, setting sail from Portugal to Abyssinia (current-day Ethiopia) via Goa, with the purpose of helping missionary work.

Laterite

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The arch with a niche at the top and a cross crowning it, is built of laterite and flanked by basalt columns.

Basalt

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The arch with a niche at the top and a cross crowning it, is built of laterite and flanked by basalt columns.

Rachol Seminary

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The legacy of St. Paul's College endures until today in the Rachol Seminary.

John III of Portugal

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They were sent by King John III of Portugal to help on religious issues in the Portuguese Empire, under the Padroado agreement.

Portuguese Empire

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They were sent by King John III of Portugal to help on religious issues in the Portuguese Empire, under the Padroado agreement.

Padroado

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They were sent by King John III of Portugal to help on religious issues in the Portuguese Empire, under the Padroado agreement.

Portuguese India

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In Goa, then capital of Portuguese India they established, at first temporarily, in the Seminary of the Holy Faith (Santa Fé) started by Miguel Vaz and Franciscan friar Diogo de Borba, under the patronage of governor Estevão da Gama in 1541.

Estêvão da Gama (16th century)

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In Goa, then capital of Portuguese India they established, at first temporarily, in the Seminary of the Holy Faith (Santa Fé) started by Miguel Vaz and Franciscan friar Diogo de Borba, under the patronage of governor Estevão da Gama in 1541.

Grammar

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The college had classes in grammar, rhetoric, and lectures on classical authors.

Rhetoric

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The college had classes in grammar, rhetoric, and lectures on classical authors.

François Pyrard de Laval

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The French traveler François Pyrard de Laval, who visited Goa c.1608, described the College of St Paul, praising the variety of the subjects taught there free of charge.

Printing

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The art of printing first entered India through St. Paul's College in Goa.

Ignatius of Loyola

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In a letter to St. Ignatius of Loyola, dated 30 April 1556, Father Gasper Caleza speaks of a ship carrying a printing press, setting sail from Portugal to Abyssinia (current-day Ethiopia) via Goa, with the purpose of helping missionary work.

Portugal

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In a letter to St. Ignatius of Loyola, dated 30 April 1556, Father Gasper Caleza speaks of a ship carrying a printing press, setting sail from Portugal to Abyssinia (current-day Ethiopia) via Goa, with the purpose of helping missionary work.

Ethiopian Empire

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In a letter to St. Ignatius of Loyola, dated 30 April 1556, Father Gasper Caleza speaks of a ship carrying a printing press, setting sail from Portugal to Abyssinia (current-day Ethiopia) via Goa, with the purpose of helping missionary work.