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Report : Aaron Dsouza

The nine-day novena at St Lawrence Minor Basilica, Attur, came to an end with the titular feast celebration of St Lawrence on Wednesday August 10th. A large number of devotees took part in the celebration with devotion.

Dr Gerald Isaac Lobo, bishop, diocese of Udupi, presided over the Holy Eucharist celebrations, while Fr Alban D’Souza, rector of the minor Basilica, Fr Paul Rego and other priests from the deanery and diocese were present.

Prior to the Eucharistic celebration, candles were distributed to the parishioners and to the sponsors of the titular feast.

The nine-day novena at St Lawrence Minor Basilica, Attur began on August 1 and on the same day, the sixth annual celebration of proclamation and dedication of St Lawrence Minor Basilica was held. During the nine days of novena, various priests celebrated the Eucharist and prayed for various intentions.

Fr Alban D'Souza, rector of the Basilica, thanked each and everyone involved in the arrangements made for the feast.

After the Mass, special prayers for the sick were conducted and blessings were invoked for the divine intervention in the lives of the pilgrims.

Eucharistic celebrations were also conducted at 7.30 AM and 4.00 PM by Rev. Fr. Sunil Dsouza and Rev. Fr. Franklin Dsouza respectively.




































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