01 May

Parish Feast

The Feast of St. Joseph, the patron saint of St.Joseph's Metropolitan Cathedral, Palayam was celebrated with great zeal and enthusiasm. The feast commenced on 10thMarch 2019, 5.30 pm with the blessings and hoisting of the patriarchal flag by the Parish Vicar Very Rev. Msgr. Dr. Nicholas T. The Vicar General of the Trivandrum Archdiocese Very Rev. Msgr. C Joseph was the main celebrant of the Holy Mass and the homily preached by Rev Fr. Lawrence Lukose. The ten day long feast ended on March 19th, with Rosary, Litany, Novena and Holy Mass on 5 pm everyday. An august procession was organized on March 18th starting from the Cathedral premises and route to Spencer junction, Bakery junction, Reserve bank, Nandavanam, Bishop Pereira Hall and entered the main road and finally concluded at the Cathedral. On the feast day March 19th the Cathedral prepared a “Snehavirunnu” (banquet) for the pilgrims, many well known dignitaries  attended  the feast along with the parishioners. The Feast day Holy Mass was presided  by His Excellency Rt. Rev Dr.Soosa Pakiam M the Archbishop of Trivandrum.