is a village in Goa
, some 10 km from the state capital Panaji
. It is on a hill top and has a panoramic view of the Arabian Sea and the mountains all around. It is the headquarters of the Missionary Society of St. Francis Xavier
Pilar, commonly called the Society Of Pilar.
There are pilgrims who visit Pilar every Thursday to venerate the bones of venerable Fr. Agnelo, a priest of the above-said society who had lived a virtuous life.
The Pre-Novitiate house is doing well in Pilar. They organised an art exhibition there entitled Waves Of Destruction... Waves of Compassion...