St Lawrence Minor Basilica, Attur Church
Attur North P.O.,
St. Lawrence Shrine or Attur Church (Portuguese: São Lourenço de Carcoal, English: St. Lawrence of Karkala) is a Roman Catholic church in Karkala. It came into existence in 1759 and has a history of miracles. It is by characterized its Attur Jatre or Attur Fest (Attur festival).
Attur Church situated in the outskirts of Karkala town in Karnataka state — India.
Placed amidst placid greenery, the Attur-Karkala parish has a rich history with its origin tracing back to 1759. Moreover it is known for its miraculous history. Miracle, history, beauty, social activities, all bundled into one.
Unlike others, the church is a place of worship and belief for all, irrespective of caste and creed. An evidence for universal peace and brotherhood. People from all walks of the society come here to offer their prayers to St Lawrence.
The church is another name for repose but enthusiastic to carry out social activities. It accomplishes its responsibility to the society silently. The Church has a school and an orphanage under its patronage.
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