Tamil Diplomat

Memorial service for devotees killed in aerial bombing on St. James Church, Kurunagar, Jaffna

In an aerial attack carried out by the Sri Lanka Air Force on the St, James’ Church in Kurunagar, on 1993.11.13,the church was badly damaged and 9 devotees who were praying inside were killed and 29 others were injured.

A 23rd Anniversary service will be held in the church tomorrow. The current Parish Priest , Rev. Fr. John Moulis will offer a memorial service at 5.30 in the church.

A special worship will be held following the mass for invoking peace on the souls that were killed in the attack.

A homage paying by public at the memorial site for the victims, will be held thereafter.