The annual feast of St. Anthony’s church at Kachatheevu Island was held on March 12th 2017 at the new church built recently.
About 6,700 Sri Lankan Catholic devotees as well as a large number religious dignitaries attended the feast. The feast mass was conducted by the Vicar General of Jaffna Diocese, Most Rev. Fr. Pathinathar Josephthas Jebaratnam.
The Sri Lankan Navy provided meals and all infrastructure facilities, including installation of sanitary and drinking water facilities to the devotees.