Thursday, September 4, 2008

Annual service of the St. Anthony's Church Kirimale held successfully

The officers and other rankers of the 10th Battalion of Vijayabahu Regiment under the supervision of the Brigade Commander of the 515 Brigade and guidance of security forces commander, Jaffna Major General G.A. Chandrasiri RWP, USP, NDC, psc cleared the S. Anthony's church Kirimale which was formally not used for religious observances.

The Annual service of the S. Anthony's church Kirimale was successfully held on the 10th of August 2008 with around 1000 devotees. 10 priests and 4 sisters also attend the event while the main service was conducted by father M.M.H Gnanendaran.

The Christian devotees and priests thanked the army for cleaning the church, providing water facilities resting facilities and transport facilities by giving army buses and making it possible to hold the annual service after 14 years.

Courtesy: MCNS

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