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Navy support for Church Feast

Jul 19, 2010 12:08:59 PM - itnnews.lk

The annual feast of Our Lady of Good Voyage Church in Negombo was held on a grand scale yesterday.

More than 4000 devotees patronized in the event. They arrived in procession onboard fishing boats and multi-day trawlers crossing the Duwa Lagoon in November. At the request of the Parish Priest of Duwa, the Sri Lanka Navy deployed Naval vessels and diverse for life saving duties. Further, sailors participated in the procession as a tradition which dates back to several years.