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August 1, 2017: The first Annual Celebration of the Proclamation and Dedication of the St.Lawrence Basilica Attur,Karkala was celebrated,along with this celebration nine days of novena, prior to the titular feast of St.Lawrence Basilica began on Tuesday,August 1.
Most Rev.Dr.Gerald Isaac Lobo Bishop of Udupi Diosece precided over the Eucharistic celebration.
It has been one year after this Basilica was Proclaimed and Dedicated by the HolySee.
In order to mark this celebration many priests from Udupi and Mangalore took part in the Solemn Eucharistic Celebration.Large number of devotees gathered
At the end of the mass novena was held and special prayer for the sick was offered. Later, meal was served to all devotees as a sign of brotherhood.
As a part of novena everyday mass will be held at 11:00 am,prior to the mass 9:30am Confession,10:10am Holy Rosary,10:30am Adoration,after the mass novena to St.Lawrence ,Special Prayer for the sick will be offered,later the meal will be served.