Our Lady of Snows Pilgrimage

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Our Lady of Snows


Our Lady of Snows Shrine Basilica (16th Century) iin Tuticorin is one of the Catholic pilgrimage centres in India dedicated to the Virgin Mary.

The church was built during 16th century. In 1542 St. Francis Xavier visited the shrine. In 1982, when the Church of Our Lady of Snows celebrated its 400th anniversary, Pope John Paul II raised it to the status of Basilica.

To show their love and gratitude, devotees presented a golden chariot which is used to carry the miraculous statue of Our Lady of Snows around the town during her feast day (5th August) since 1806.

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