To be an effective instrument to the Government Endeavour to cultivate national harmony in Jaffna Peninsula through uplifting the physical quality of life and spiritual value of the people.
09th March 2020 15:38:54 Hours
The annual Kachchative feast which is traditionally held in Kachchativu islet, is attended by a large number of Sri Lankan as well as Indian devotees with a great sense of spiritual attachment to St. Anthony’s Church. The feast mass was conducted in Sinhala, Tamil and English languages. The Bishop - Diocese of Galle, Rt. Rev. Raymond Wickramasinghe, Vicar General of Sivagangai Diocese - India, Rev. Joseph Lourdu Raja were in attendance and the Bishop of Jaffna Rt. Rev. Dr. Justin Gnanapragasam led the mass amidst a large gathering of devotees and military personnel of Sri Lanka Army and Sri Lanka Navy on Saturday, 07 March 2020. Sri Lanka Navy facilitated the entire proceeding with the assistance of Sri Lanka Army and Sri Lanka Police.