Katchatheevu Festival 2016 / Kachchatheevu is to be celebrated on February 20 , 21st February 2016. it is two day festival celebrated annually by the indian and srilankan peoples.
Katchatheevu Festival is to attended by 3477 Devotees through 92 boats to attend St Anthony Church festival on Feb 21, 2016. Food will be provided by the Sri Lankan officials to the pilgrims.
St. Anthony’s shrine is shares maritime borders of two countries India and Sri Lanka, declared a holy place by Sri Lanka.
Anthoniyar Kovil holds 100+ year old traditions, and was built by an Indian Catholic, Ramnad Catholic diocese, dedicated to St Anthony, the guardian angel of fishermen.
Jaffna Bishop Justin Gnanapragasam holds the administration responsibilities of this church.
Ramanathapuram District Collector Natarajan warned devotes not to carry banned articles including liquor. pilgrims should board only at Rameswaram harbour. The festival attended only by the registered members.
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