|Archbishop Prakash Mallavarapu attended a special Mass|
at Infant Jesus Church in Kothakota, declaring the erection
of a new church.
|Missionaries from across the Diocese of Visakhapatnam|
process for the Mass.
|A traditional oil lamp was lit to inaugurate the event.|
The flames signify that we are all called to be the Light of Christ.
|The choir shelters under a tent, safe from rain.|
|Archbishop Prakash Mallavarapu blessed the tabernacle, and|
presented the new pastor, Fr. Baskhar, with the keys to
|Traditional Indian dancers welcomed the Archbishop,|
visiting priests and the faithful.