Fr Antonio da Costa was the Vicar at the St Simon and St Jude Tadeus church at Gancim. He was nominated the Vicar of Batim. Fr Antonio da Costa passed away in 1795. He also worked as the Vicar in the Church of Sao Braz (St Blaise) at Gandaulim, Goa. The St Blaise Church in Goa was built in 1563.