Mangaluru, Jan 18 2019: Preparations for the annual feast of St. Lawrence at the Basilica in Attur, Karkala have been completed and will begin from January 27 with a mass at 7.30am.
Special masses for the sick will be offered at 10.00am and 3.30pm on January 28.
During the feast days, 35 masses in Konkani and 12 in Kannada will be offered.
The Archbishop of Bengaluru, Bishops of Gulbarga, Shivamogga, Mangaluru and Udupi will celebrate masses during the feast.
Elaborate security arrangements have been made by police to look after the safety of pilgrims.