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.