The annual feasts of two local churches will begin this week.
Our Lady of Light Church in Luz and Our Lady of Guidance Church in R. A. Puram are both celebrating feasts that honour Mother Mary.
Both feasts start on August 6 with the flag hoisting and Mass.
Archbishop Dr George Antonyswamy will participate in this function at the Luz church.
Here, the religious services will run up to August 15. That evening there will be a special Mass followed by a short car procession.
At the Our Lady of Guidance Church, the services will go on till August 18. That Sunday morning, the archbishop will lead holy Mass and distribute Holy Communion to the children who will receive it for the first time. Confirmation service is also to be held here that morning.