The annual Manjanikkara church festival (Perunaal) and 81st feast of the Syrian Patriarch, St Elias-III, came to a close with the holy Tri-mass followed by the Raasa procession at Manjanikkara, near here, on Saturday.

Catholicos Baselius Thomas-I led the holy Tri-mass at the Manjanikkara St Ignatius Diara Church at 5 a.m.

The Patriarchal delegate, Archbishop of Holand, Mor Polycarpus Augen Metropolitan, celebrated the holy eucharist at the Diara church at 8.30 a.m. The annual church festival came to a close with the customary holy rasa by 10.30 a.m.

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