Thursday, August 18, 2022
Assumption Church / Cathedral

Assumption Church / Cathedral

At a distance of two.5 km from Vellore City Railway Station, The Cathedral of the Roman Catholic Diocese, often known as Assumption Church is located subsequent to the Bishop’s Home in Vellore. The most important attraction of this Church is a bell tower, which is claimed to be the best bell tower in India.

The Society of Jesus unfold Christianity in Vellore from 1604. In 1854 Vellore was made a parish and Assumption church was inbuilt the identical 12 months. It was beneath the Madras Archdiocese till it was introduced because the cathedral of the brand new born Diocese of Vellore in 1952.

Our Woman of Assumption church is located in center of Vellore city. The outdated cathedral was demolished and basement for the brand new cathedral was consecrated on 15 September 2002. Blessed Sacrament chapel, prayer assembly corridor, Glass work of 18 vital occasions of salvation historical past and 15 mysteries of Rosary, and 165 toes peak Belfry are particular options of the brand new cathedral. The current cathedral has capability for 3000 folks.

Feast of this church falls on August 15th yearly. Festivals like Christmas, Good Friday, Easter and New Yr are additionally celebrated within the Church.

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