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Dept of Posts to release spl envelope, stamp in honour of Attur St Lawrence Minor Basilica

Dept of Posts to release spl envelope, stamp in honour of Attur St Lawrence Minor Basilica


Mangalore Today News Network

Udupi, Jan 11, 2018: The Department of Posts will be  releasing a special postal envelope and a postal stamp at a function to be held on January 18 at 12 noon to commemorate the elevation of the famous St. Lawrence Shrine at Attur  as a Minor Basilica.

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The special envelope and the postal stamp will feature the  picture of the St Lawrence Basilica and the  miracle statue of the patron saint. The personalised My Stamps will be of face value of Rs 5.

The shrine was elevated into a Minor Basilica on April 26, 2016 by  Pope Francis. The official proclamation in this regard was made on August 1 the same year.

The  special postal envelope and stamp will be released at a function to be held in the presence of Udupi Bishop Rev Dr Gerald Isaac Lobo and other dignitaries.


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