Announcements – St Alex Church, Calangute, 28th January 2024




(4th SUNDAY of Ordinary time)

29th Jan, Monday


Verify your Names in Electoral Rolls in Church Hall.  Volunteers will help (in view of approaching Lok Sabha elections)

1st Feb, Thursday


Birthday of Fr. Emidio Pinto, Chaplain of Piety Chapel, Cobravaddo.

Let us pray for him!


2nd Feb, Friday


Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord (1st Friday)

Retreat begins with the Divine Mercy Chaplet, followed by Praise and Worship and breaking of the Word of God. The day is dedicated for the Religious sisters and brothers. Prayers will be offered for them during the Novena Mass.


2nd Feb, Friday


1st Novena of Our Lady of Lourdes.

Rosary followed by Mass.

Those who wish to book Novenas, kindly do so in Church office

2nd Feb, Friday



Feast of Our Lady of Candelaria (Saunta Vaddo)

Masses at 7AM and 9:30AM

4th Feb, Sunday


Meeting of the Parish Pastoral Council (PPC)

10th Feb, Saturday


Prayers for the Sick (during Novena Mass).

Kindly give names of the sick in Church office.

11th Feb, Sunday


Feast of Our Lady of Lourdes.


Special prayers will be offered for newly-married couples. Also, blessing and renewal of marriage vows of couples who have celebrated Silver Jubilee, Golden Jubilee of their marriage.


Married couples who wish to avail of above, are requested to give their names in the Church office earliest as we need to prepare the certificates.


Today (28th Jan), after evening Mass, there is meeting of the newly-married couples and the jubilee celebrants.


15th Feb, Thursday


Mass for students answering Board exams.

Special prayers will be offered for the students’ success in the exams. 


18th Feb, Sunday


Walking Pilgrimage to Sancoale (from Goa Velha)

(1st Sunday of Lent). Buses will leave from Calangute to Goa Velha.

Those wishing to take part in the Walking Pilgrimage, kindly give your names in Church office earliest

24th Feb, Saturday


Lenten DramaFARIZEV.

Organised by our Catechetical Association. Each child will be given 2 tickets to sell. Do buy the tickets and support our Catechetical Association.


22nd Jan to 31st Jan


Admission forms for Std I to Std IV will be issued in St Joseph’s High school, Calangute, Primary Section, from 22nd January to 31st January. Please refer Church notice board for further details.


4th February onwards

(Every Sunday)




GOA with EARTH – project of Seminary of Our Lady, Saligao-Pilerne, to promote organic farming. Every Sunday from 9AM to 3PM, fresh vegetables and fruits will be available for sale.  Kindly support this project.


4th February, Sunday


Ordinary Gram Sabha meeting of Calangute Panchayat in the Panchayat Hall.




St. Alex Parish Diary 2024 available for sale. Kindly buy (after Mass) and support our Church.




Confirmation date postponed due to Board Exams. New date of Confirmation will be announced later.




Car parking – Parking slots for vehicles have been marked in the vehicle parking areas of the Church. Parishioners requested to comply with volunteers’ directions (esp. on Sundays).