This church was created in the early part of the 20th century and was one of the first under the Archdiocese of Bombay. Fr. Ismail Da Costa, built a hut chapel in 1919 near Arnala beach. Later with help from local people of all faiths he constructed the Church of St. Peter. Archbishop Joaquim Lima (Archbishop of Bombay) blessed the church on 27 Dec 1931. Other historical churches in neighbourhood are St. James Church (Agashi) and Church of Holy Spirit (Nandakhal).
How to Reach:
The nearest International Airport is Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport, Mumbai, roughly two hour drive from Palghar. It is well connected to a spectrum of cities in the country such as Bhopal, Bhubaneswar, Ahmedabad, Aurangabad, Bangalore, Chandigarh, Delhi, Goa, Gwalior, Jaipur, Jamnagar, Hyderabad, Indore and Jodhpur through Air India, Air France, Air China, Air Arabia and Air India Express.
The nearest railway station is at Virar, You can even take state transport buses or hire auto rickshaws to reach this spot. There are many State Transport buses plying from Vasai to Arnala throughout the day. You can easily reach Vasai from any suburb in Mumbai through Western Railway local.
Arnala is about 74 kilometres away from the heart of Mumbai and it takes about 1.30 hour to reach the destination by car. There are many State Transport buses plying from Vasai to Arnala throughout the day. You can easily reach Vasai from any suburb in Mumbai through Western Railway local.