|Koratty Muthy's (St Mary's)
Forane church at Koratty, in the Archdiocese of Ernakulam is the
most revered Marian Pilgrim Centre in India after Velankanni.
Millions of Devotee’s from far and wide throng to this Holy Place
close to the National Highway 47, NH47 9 Kms from
5Kms from Chalakudy in Trichur,( Othwerwise known as Thrissur/Trissur)
Kerala State, South India
Kms from the Cochin ( Kochi - Nedumbassery ) International Airport.
Adjacent to the
Koratty Angady Railway Station.
3 Kms South of Divine
Retreat Centre, Muringoor,Chalakudy
- The Annual
Feast and the Festival - The Sunday after the 10th of
Octave - The following Sunday (Ph:+91 480 2732780, 2734009)
- The Ill and
Damsels yearning for their partners in life
longing for children
Devotion to Our Lady
Offering “Bhajana”, a
ritual, in devotion to Our Lady, whereby the devotee sits at the
feet of Our ady in Prayer and fasting to get imbibed with the
spirit of our Lady.
“Thulabharam” - an offering symbolizing
total surrender of the self before Our Lady whereby devotees weigh
their body weight in “Poovan Kula”
a special variety of Plantain.
Nercha” - a ritual, symbolizing penance for the sins
committed, whereby a devotee crawls from the Main Entrance of the
Church to the feet of Koratty Muthy.