The historic Madhu Church Festival commenced today.
The festival started with the evening service officiated by His Eminence Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith. The services are being held in Sinhala, Tamil and Latin languages with the participation of Bishops including Rt. Rev. Dr. Ponniah Joseph Auxiliary Bishop of Trincomalee – Batticaloa Diocese. A special transportation service is being provided by the Railway Department and the Sri Lanka Transport Board for the convenience of the devotees. A special security plan has also being implemented.