Basilica of Our Lady of Snows, Thoothukudi

Our Lady of Snows Shrine Basilica is located at Thoothukudi, Tamil Nadu, India. It is one of the Catholic pilgrimage centers in India dedicated to the Our Lady of Snows, a title given to St. Mary. The Shrine name refers to the Basilica di Santa Maria Maggiore in Rome.

Our Lady of Snows Shrine Basilica
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8°47′58″N 78°09′23″E / 8.799444°N 78.156389°E / 8.799444; 78.156389Coordinates: 8°47′58″N 78°09′23″E / 8.799444°N 78.156389°E / 8.799444; 78.156389
LocationThoothukudi, Tamil Nadu
CountryIndia
DenominationCatholic
Websitewww.snowsbasilica.com
History
StatusBasilica
Founded16th century
DedicationSt. Mary
Architecture
Functional statusActive
StylePortuguese
Administration
DioceseTuticorin
DistrictTuticorin
Clergy
Bishop(s)Most. Rev. Dr.Stephen Anthony.
RectorRev. Dr. Kumar Raja
Assistant priest(s)Rev. Fr. Kingston
Basilica of Our Lady of Snows - TOWER VIEW

Notable Parish PriestsEdit

Servant of God Rev Fr. Antony Soosainather

See alsoEdit

Other Catholic pilgrimage centres

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