The lighting of the candles in front of the shrine is the most famous devotion in the shrine. People believe that whoever prays with the lighted candle in their hand will be blessed by St. Antony
Garlanding is a famous spiritual activity of the shrine. But it has a social cause. The money we get for the garlanding is used for the marriage help to the poor girls.
Gruel made of rice is served to the devotees every Tuesday from 7 am on the morning till 2pm. Most of the devotees have an ardent belief that blessed gruel can heal them from all the diseases. Devotees offer the rice for gruel to fulfill their intentions.
Malar is a food made of Rice. Malar offering is the favorite devotion to the people especially to the children. Malar is given everyday to the devotees and it is considered to be an instrument of many miraculous cures from diseases.
Offering of Buns is the most cherished offering in the Shrine. People bring buns as their thanksgiving to the various favors received through the intercession of St. Antony.
The divine law asks every devotee to give one –tenth of their income to the noble causes of the church. The various noble causes in the shrine are funded by the tithes given by the devotees.
Shrine is undergoing a major reconstruction in order that it may give more facilities of the devotees. The roofing, ceiling, flooring, electrical works, Facade of the shrine are undergoing major reconstruction after a decade. Please extend your hands to help us to fulfill the construction and repairs as soon as possible.