Archbishop of Verapoly Francis Kallarackal will inaugurate the silver jubilee celebration of St. Sebastian's Church, Santhinagar (Chalikkavattam), on October 31.
The torch and jubilee flag from the mother parish St. John's Church, Palarivattom, will reach the Shanthinagar Church at 3 p.m. The Archbishop will be given a reception at 5 p.m. The year-long celebrations will start with the Archbishop hoisting the flag. He will be the main celebrant at the thanksgiving mass to be held thereafter. The Archbishop will also light the lamp marking the jubilee celebrations amidst the holy mass.
Fr. Kallarackal will then handover the jubilee flags to leaders of family units representing 560 families within the parish and give away prizes.