Fr Ave Maria Conceição Estanislau Fernandes Alphonso was a Diocesan Priest. He worked as the Chaplain at the Baradi Chapel and later at Betul. He then 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. He then worked at the Chapel of Our Lady of Candelaria, Porvorim, Goa. He was a native of Paroda, Goa.