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Annual Feast : All roads lead to historic Attur shrine

Annual Feast : All roads lead to historic Attur shrine

Mangalore Today News Network

Karkala, Jan 27, 2016 : All roads are leading to the St Lawrence Shrine at Attur which is celebrating its annual feast beginning from January 24, Sunday. On January 26, Tuesday  there was a Holy Eucharistic Mass  in English.  A large number of priests from Udupi Diocese and other dioceses  participated in the mass which was celebrated by Dr Eugene Joseph, Bishop of Diocese of Varanasi.

Annual Feast

Bishop Dr Eugene Joseph in his homily called upon the Faithful to  follow the messages of Jesus Christ. When there is God’s mercy on human beings, their lives will be transformed, he  added.

Describing the Church as the House of God, he said that  Jesus through his life and his works has proved to  the world that he lived according to the words of the Almighty. God’s mercy will also help us overcome the problems and struggles of life.

Ballari Bishop Dr Henry D’Souza presided over the celebrations. Prayers and blessings were also offered to the sick. Choir teams from different churches have arrived to be part of the celebrations.

Devotees who are visiting the shrine in large numbers are  seen touching the  feet of the saint lighting  candles and visiting the miracle pond. People are also swarming the stalls which sell a variety of things including the popular sugar confectionary called Thambde Gulley.

The church management has made elaborate arrangements for the convenience of the visiting devotees.

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Olinda Sequiera, Mangaluru Wed, January-27-2016, 1:08

A wonderful view of Atthur Church.Angel of God Enlighten , Guard , direct , Govern all the people to the right path. Drive away the darkness from the life of the poor and destitute.

Kalavathy Mani, Mysore Wed, January-27-2016, 12:21

The Atthur Church has the historical importance. It is followed a large number of devotees visit the church during the feast to seek the blessings of the Lord.

Carol Periera, Goa,Mangalore Wed, January-27-2016, 12:19

Wow the Church is beautifully decorated looks colorful with beautiful lighiting. Jesus Bless the masses.

Peter Pinto, Karkala Wed, January-27-2016, 12:13

Oh. God Bless all of us. Help us to overcome our troubles faced in our life.

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