St. Sebastian Church, Madathattuvilai, Kanyakumari
St. Sebastian Church is located at Madathattuvilai, a village under Villukuri Panchayat in Kanyakumari District of Tamilnadu. The Church is situated right in the center of the village and an important social center that plays a very important role in the lives of the people in the village. St. Sebastian Church Festival lasts for ten days and draws crowds from surrounding areas for the music, drama and fireworks that add color to this religious event.
The festival dates are based on the St. Sebastian Feast (January 20); i.e. January 20 is between the 3rd day to 8th day of the festival. The Church is located at about 18 Kms from Suchindrum, 6 Kms from Thuckalay, 13 Kms from Colachel, 11 Kms from Nagercoil, 5 Kms from Eraniel, 37 Kms from Kanyakumari and 65 Kms from Thiruvananthapuram. Nearest Railway Station is located at Eraniel and Nearest Airport is located at Thiruvananthapuram.