St. Mary’s Feast Celebration

The annual celebration of the St Mary's feast was over yesterday, 8th September, 2011. It is a festival of 9 days started on 31st August with hoisting of the Holy flag by the chief priest of Bengaluru. The religious leaders of the local Christian community dressed in saffron robs thronged on this occasion.

The culmination of the festival was yesterday with a huge chariot procession of thousands of believers. After the procession a mass prayer was arranged. This church was established in Bengaluru in the year 1818 AD. But it was brought to its present state in 1973.

This festival is to commemorate the birth anniversary of St Mary. Wish all Christian readers and members of Karnataka Spider and all other Christians A Best Wishes of St Mary's Festival Day, though belated. It is said that "better late than never".