Centenary celebration of Holy Ghost Church, Vembar

Vembar’s Holy Spirit church has already been detailed in our earlier article titled “The Holy Spirit Church, Vembar”. It should be noted that the current church was built on 1st February 1915 and next year would be its centenary year.

The church has undergone massive renovation work during the past several months. The renovated church will be ready for the feast of St. Sebastian falling on 20th January. The church will be blessed and re-opened by Rev. Bishop Peter Remigius on 11th January 2015. St. Sebastian’s feast in this church is celebrated with much fanfare and the church’s centenary will be an added celebration.

As part of the centenary celebrations the people of Vembar have planned for a series of events. The agenda and itinerary for next month’s celebrations are given below. Vembar’s church was one of the first to be built by our patron “St. Francis Xavier” and everyone’s welcome to participate in this celebration.

For more information on this church please visit one of our previous article – “The Holy Spirit Church, Vembar“.


by Anton Niresh

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