St. Alex Church, Calangute, Goa

St. Alex Church, Calangute, Goa

St. Alex Church, Calangute, Goa is called ‘Santo Aleixo Igreja em Calangute, Goa’ in Portuguese. The St. Alex Church, Calangute, Goa is popularly called ‘The Calangute Church’ locally in Goa, The older version of the Calangute Church was a thatched roof structure built in 1590 by the Franciscans. The Calangute Church primitive structure was demolished and another church was built in 1720. The present Calangute church, the third one, was constructed by the villagers in 1741.

The Religious Orders based in the Parish of St. Alex Church, Calangute, Goa are

Religious Men
Montfort Brothers of St. Gabriel (S.G.) based at St Joseph’s Boys Home, Calangute, Goa.
Society of Jesus (S.J.) based at Xavier Retreat House, Calangute, Baga,Goa

Religious Women
Congregation of the Handmaids of Christ (HC) based at St Alex Convent, Calangute, Goa and St Alex Orphanage, Calangute, Goa and St Alex Pre Novitiate, Calangute, Goa and St Joseph Asylum, Cobravaddo, Calangute, Goa and Little Flower of Jesus Convent, Calangute, Goa and at Mons. Herculano Convent, Gauravaddo, Calangute, Goa and at Mother Mary Haven, Calangute, Goa.
Sisters of the Holy Family of Nazareth (SFN) based at Xavier Retreat House, Baga, Calangute, Goa.

Educational Institutions based in the Parish of St. Alex Church, Calangute, Goa.
Little Flower of Jesus High School (HC), Calangute, Goa run by Congregation of the Handmaids of Christ.
St. Josephs high school (SG), Calangute, Goa run by the Montfort Brothers of St Gabriel.

Social Institutions based in the Parish of St Alex Church, Calangute, Goa
St. Josephs Boys home (SG), Calangute, Goa run by the Montfort Brothers of St Gabriel.
St Alex Orphanage (HC) run by Congregation of the Handmaids of Christ.
Mother Mary Haven Home for the Aged (HC) run by the Congregation of the Handmaids of Christ.
St Joseph’s Asylum,(HC) run by the Congregation of the Handmaids of Christ.
Xavier Retreat House (SJ) run by the Jesuits.

The Chapel ( with Chaplain) in the Parish of St. Alex Church, Calangute, Goa is
Our Lady of Piety Chapel, Cobravaddo, Goa. The Chaplain of Our Lady of Piety Chapel, Cobravaddo is Fr Francisco Miranda.

The Chapels (without Chaplains) in the Parish of St. Alex Church, Calangute, Goa are
Holy Cross Chapel, Agravaddo, Calangute, Goa.
Holy Cross Chapel, Porbavaddo, Calangute, Goa.
Our Lady of Boa Viagem chapel, Dongorpur, Calangute, Goa.
Our Lady of Purification Chapel, Sauntavaddo, Calangute, Goa.
St. Anthony Chapel, Gauravaddo Setentrional, Callangute, Goa.
St. Anthony Chapel, Gauravaddo Meridional, Calangute, Goa.
St. John the Baptist Chapel, Umtavaddo, Calangute, Goa.
St. Anne Chapel, Baga, Calangute, Goa.

The Number of Catholics in the Parish of St. Alex Church, Calangute, Goa  is 8,000.
The Feast of St. Alex Church, Calangute, Goa is celebrated on the Sunday on or after the 17th of July every year.

The Parish Priest of St. Alex Church, Calangute, Goa is Fr Cipriano da Silva.
The Assistant Priest of St. Alex Church, Calangute, Goa is Fr Domnic D Souza.
The Assistant Priest of St. Alex Church, Calangute, Goa is Fr Doel Menino Dias.
The Priest at Home at St. Alex Church, Calangute, Goa is Fr Cyril Mascarenhas SFX.

The Address of the Calangute Church is St. Alex Church at Calangute, Goa 403516.

 

 

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Institutions in the Parish