Mangaluru, Jul 29: *The Bondel St Lawrence Shrine maha-fest and decennial celebrations will be held from August 1 and culminate on August 10.
On August 1, there would be flag-hoisting at 5.45 pm. Famous doctor of Bondel region Dr Sathish Kallimar, by hoisting the flag, will inaugurate the festal celebrations. There will be novena every day in the evenings at 6 pm.
Various priests from the deanery will celebrate the Mass and conduct the St Lawrence devotion.
On August 10, there will festive celebration of the patron St Lawrence and decennial celebrations. Retired Bishop of Mangalore diocese, Dr Aloysius Paul D’Souza, will offer the festive Mass at 10 am. The concluding festive Mass will be offered by Dr Pius James D’Souza, the provincial of Carmelite order.
The shrine has extended a warm welcome to all the devotees.