Karkala: The annual feast of St Lawrence Basilica, Attur, Karkala will be celebrated for five days with masses and prayers from January 27 till January 31, 2019. The theme for the festival is ‘I am holy, you too be holy.’ The Novena for the feast will start on January 18.
Special masses will be offered for children on January 27. Bishop Emeritus Dr Aloysius Paul D’ Souza will be the main celebrant. Masses for the sick and special prayers will be offered on January 28 by Dr Robert Miranda, bishop of Gulbarga. Mass on January 29 will be offered by bishop of Mangaluru Dr Peter Paul Saldanha.
The mass on January 31 will be offered by Dr Gerald Isaac Lobo, bishop of Udupi diocese. Prayers for the sick will also be held after each mass during the days of the feast.