The community at Our Lady of Visitation Church in Abiramapuram chose to celebrate their annual church feast, which should have been held in May this week.
Fr Anthony, the parish priest at this church on St Mary’s Road said that the pandemic rules did not allow for the May celebration then and that the parish people were keen to have it now.
The feast was restricted to a three-day fest starting Sept.13.
On Tuesday, a First Holy Communion service and on Wednesday, a Confirmation service was held. Some 80 plus people received the sacraments.
At theTuesday Holy Mass, the bishop of the Andamans, who currently visiting his native area was the key celebrant while on Wednesday, archbishop Rev. George Anthoysamy of Madras-Mylapore diocese was the celebrant.