Timings : Everyday 9:00 AM - 12:30 PM and from 3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
Time Required : 2 Hours
Mass Timings : Monday - Saturday: 7:00 AM, 8:00 AM
Sunday: 7:00 AM, 8:30 AM, 9:30 AM
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Housing the miraculous statue of Mae de Deus (Mother of God) which was brought from the ruins of the convent of Mae de Deus at Old Goa, this church in Saligao stands as one of the finest examples of the neo-gothic style of architecture. The church is situated in the amazing surroundings of the typical Goan countryside giving it the look of a castle from a fairy tale. The church was built in the year 1873. The first Sunday of May is celebrated as the church feast, the feast of Our Lady, the Mother of God which is the best time to join the celebrations.
Claiming its fame with the miraculous Mae de Deus statue of Old Goa, The Mae de Deus church has a glamorous charm of its own which draws a lot of tourists from all over the world. Looking like a princess castle with its gothic spires and pristine white walls, the church mesmerizes all with its magnificent dome-shaped exteriors as well as its carved interiors. Its proximity from Calangute Beach makes it popular amongst locals and tourists.