Marth Mariam Forane Church – Thuruthy – Changanacherry Archeparchy, Kerala State, India.
St. Andrew’s Basilica, Arthunkal is one of the famous pilgrim centres in South India. Though the Church is named after St. Andrew the Apostle, it is the feast of St. Sebastian that has brought fame to Arthunkal. The Christian presence in Arthunkal dates back to a very early period, to 7th Century or earlier. After the arrival of the Portuguese in Kerala, Jesuit missionaries turned their attention to Arthunkal. Read More