Grand procession marks St. Antony Feast
News

Grand procession marks St. Antony Feast

June 14, 2019

K.R. Nagar: The annual feast of St. Antony at Dornahalli in K.R. Nagar, coming under Mysore Diocese, was celebrated in a grand manner yesterday. Thousands of people from across the country and from abroad irrespective of caste and creed gathered in large numbers to honour the Saint. They expressed gratitude for the favours bestowed on them and fulfilled their vow to the Saint.

Bishop of Mysuru Rev. K.A. William, St. Antony’s Shrine Parish Priest Rev. Fr. Dr. R. Arogyaswamy, former Principal of St. Philomena’s College, Mysuru, Rev. Fr. Dr. Vincent, …Belthangadi Bishop Rev. Dr. Lawrence Makuli conducted special prayers and addressed the gathering.

The statue of St. Antony was taken in a procession in a decorated chariot on the main streets of Doranahalli during which the devotees celebrated by bursting crackers in the evening, bringing down the curtains on the annual feast.

The celebrations for the feast started on June 4, with several rituals and special prayers lined up on all days, led by Parish Priest Dr. R. Arogyaswamy.

K.R. Nagar Inspector Raju, Sub-Inspector Subramanya and staff provided security. KSRTC had deployed additional buses to Dornahalli for the benefit of a large number of  devotees.

ABOUT

Mysuru’s favorite and largest circulated English evening daily has kept the citizens of Mysuru informed and entertained since 1978. Over the past 41 years, Star of Mysore has been the newspaper that Mysureans reach for every evening to know about the happenings in Mysuru city. The newspaper has feature rich articles and dedicated pages targeted at readers across the demographic spectrum of Mysuru city. With a readership of over 2,50,000 Star of Mysore has been the best connection between it’s readers and their leaders; between advertisers and customers; between Mysuru and Mysureans.

CONTACT

Academy News Papers Private Limited, Publishers, Star of Mysore & Mysuru Mithra, 15-C, Industrial ‘A’ Layout, Bannimantap, Mysuru-570015. Phone no. – 0821 249 6520

To advertise on Star of Mysore, email us at

Online Edition: [email protected]
Print Editon: [email protected]
For News/Press Release: [email protected]