Diocesan Shrines

OUR SHRINES
ST. MARY MAGDALENE SHRINE, MATHIAMPATTI – Rev. Fr. John Bosco Paul
Over 50 years Mathiampatti in Salem diocese has gained reputation, attracting big crowds of people in the 3rd week of July every year. Devotees come here to pray to our Lord through the intercession of St. Mary Magdalene for the graces of conversions and peaceful family life. Thousands flock here during the feast and also on Sunday and Friday of during the year to pray for deliverance from evil spirits. It is heartening to see childless women carrying empty cradles and come in procession around the church praying for the grace of a baby.

Annual Feast : July 21stand 22nd.
Special prayers of deliverance after second mass on all Sundays.
Sepecial Charismatic prayers on all Fridays.

How to reach?
By bus from Salem, Attayampatti & Rasipuram via. Venandur.

For further details, Contact :

Rev. Fr. John Bosco Paul
St. Mary Magdalene Church
Mathiampatti
Mamundi P.O. – 637 503
Namakkal Dt.
Tel: 04287 260 223
PERIYANAYAGI MADHA SHRINE – BOOMANUR – Rev. Fr. Jai Beznard Joseph

A new shrine of Periyanayagi Madha is developing at Boomanur in Savariyarpalayam parish near Kolathur, near Mettur Dam.

Special mass is celebrated for the pilgrims at the Shrine at Boomanur on all Saturday at 11.00 a.m.

Thousands of people visit the Shrine on first Saturday of every month.
Annual Feast : First Saturday of February.

How to reach ?
By Bus from Mettur Dam via Kolathur.

Contact:

Rev. Fr. Jai Beznard Joseph
St. Francis Xavier’s Church
Savariyarpalayam (P.O)
Mettur Dam (Tk)
Salem (Dt.) - 636 303
Tel: 04298 251890

ST. ANTONY OF PADOA SHRINE, JOHNSONPET – Rev. Fr. A.Belevendiram

Over 75 years the shrine of St. Antony of Padoa has been a centre where thousands of people gather to invoke God’s blessing through the intercession of St. Antony of Padoa at Johnsonpet in Salem Town. Special Novena to St. Antony of Padoa with Eucharistic celebration both in the morning 11.00 a.m and in the evening on every Tuesday is well attended by the devotees including the non-Christians.

Annual Feast : 13th of June.

Contact:

Rev. Fr. A.Belevendiram
St. Antony’s Shrine
Johnsonpet
Salem – 636 007
Tel : 0427 2456563