MALAYATOOR PERUNAL

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Celebrated In: Malayatoor Church, Kerala
Significance: The Months Of March/ April
Held in: St. Thomas
Main Activity: The Religious Feast

Malayatoor Chruch , Kochi, KeralaThe feast or the 'Perunnal' at the famous Catholic Church at Malayatoor is celebrated on the Sunday after Easter, in the months of March/April.

Atop the 2000 feet high Malayatoor Hill, about 52 kms from Kochi, the church is dedicated to St. Thomas.

It is believed that the Apostle, who came to India in the first century A.D, visited Malayattoor twice. Pilgrims of all faiths from far and near proceed uphill, chanting the name of the Apostle.



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