The St. Alex Church in Calangute is dedicated to St. Alex and was built in 1741. The church is popular for its architectural beauty. There is a grotto of Our Lady of Lourdes it was the first grotto dedicated to Our Lady in Goa. The church has seven altars and greets with two towers and a Magnificient dome which can be seen from the entrance. The feast of St. Alex is celebrated in the month of July besides that there are many other feasts that are celebrated throughout the year - Our Lady of Lourdes in February, Our Lady of Assumption in August, Our Lady of Mount in September and Our Lady of Immaculate Conception in December.