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Madhu feast held on a grand scale

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 15, 2018 19:20

Madhu feast held on a grand scale

The annual Madhu feast was held at the Shrine of Our lady of Madhu with the participation of Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe.

Archbishop of Colombo, His Eminence, Malcolm Cardinal Ranjith presided over the annual Madhu feast. A number of government Ministers were also present. After the Masses the statue of Our lady of Madhu was paraded by the devotees in a vehicle convoy. The blessing program commenced following the parade.

A large number of devotees attended the event. Addressing the gathering Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe said that Madhu feast is a symbol of reconciliation in the country. The premier also made a donation for the future development activities of the Shrine of Our Lady of Madhu.

The Prime Minister said that the Madhu church has been venerated by all the quarters of Sri Lankan society irrespective of their religious background. The Premier said that it is an important place to strengthen ethnic and religious ties. He also said that no room should be allowed to conquer hatred in the society.

ITN News Editor
By ITN News Editor August 15, 2018 19:20