Flag-hoisting signals start of annual feast at Luz church

 flag hoisting  at luzchurch   on 6-8-13 The annual feast at Our Lady of Light Church in Luz began with a solemn flag hoisting ceremony on August 6 evening. It will end with a grand religious celebration on August 15.

Archbishop Rev. George Antonyswamy of Madras-Mylapore diocese was the main guest at the Tuesday event. He blessed the flag before it was hoisted in the campus of this church which is said to have been built in the 16th century and remains as it was more or less.

Parishoners came in a procession to the flagmast end and then attended Holy Mass.

Special prayers and Mass is held every day for the feast.

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