Monday, August 22, 2016

St Michael's Church, Michael Patnam, Sivaganga

St Michael's Church, Michael Patnam, Sivaganga
St Michael's Church is the parish church of the small village called in Michael Patnam, which is a village panchayat in Sivaganga district in Indian state of Tamilnadu. The patron of this church is St. Michael, whose feast day will be celebrated at the end of September/ Archangele's Feast every year. This Parish was erected in 1916.
In the month of May 2016, on 27th, 28th and 29th the centenary celebration of the erection of the parish will be celebrated grandly. On the first day the former parish priests and sisters are invited and honoured. On the second day the Priests and Religious people of the soil are invited and honoured. On the third day all the people in and around are invited and honoured in the presence of the Bishop of Sivagangai.
Michael Patnam is a quiet village away from rushing highways, yet quickly reachable from Madurai (40 km). Either one can take the route of Sivagangai or Ramnad highways while this village sits in the middle of these highways, 35 km from Madurai.

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