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Karkala, Aug 10: The nine-day novena at St Lawrence Minor Basilica, Attur, came to an end with the titular feast celebration of St Lawrence on Saturday, August 10. Large number of devotees took part in the celebration.
Dr Aloysius Paul D’Souza, bishop emeritus, diocese of Mangaluru, presided over the Eucharistic celebration, while Fr George D'Souza, rector, St Lawrence Basilica, Fr Roy Lobo, assistant parish priest, priests from Udupi and Mangaluru dioceses took part in the celebrations.
The nine-day novena at St Lawrence Minor Basilica, Attur began on August 1 and on the same day, the third annual celebration of proclamation and dedication of St Lawrence Minor Basilica were held.
Fr George D'Souza, rector of the Basilica, thanked each and everyone involved in the arrangements made for the feast. The feast concluded with the fellowship meal.