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Indian pilgrims participate in Kachchativu church feast

Mar 20, 2011 12:23:10 PM - itnnews.lk

The annual feast of Saint Anthony’s Church in Katchchativu island was held on a grand scale after several decades.

A large number of pilgrims from India also participated.

An unprecedented number of devotees participated in the annual feast of the Kachchativu island this year. A notable feature was the presence of laity as well as clergy from India. The security forces  led by the Navy provided the necessary facilities for the devotees. The priests of both countries prayed for consolidation of peace that has been ushered into the country.