Sunday, May 8, 2016

St. Sebastian Church, Papanasam, Thanjavur

St. Sebastian Church, Papanasam, Thanjavur
Shrine of St. Sebastian is a church in the town of Papanasam in the Thanjavur district of Tamil NaduIndia. It was constructed as a mud church in about 1870 by Fr. Abraham, the parish priest of Thiruvaiyaru.





It was renovated by Abraham's successor Gabriel Playoust and consecrated on 20 January 1894. The church is known for the car festival during Easter. The church is a part of the diocese of Kumbakonam.


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