Wednesday, January 23, 2013

Shrine Basilica Vailankanni Featured on Stamp


First Day of Issue: January 22, 2013 - India

India has issued a new postage stamp honoring the Shrine Basilica in Vailankanni.

Known as the Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health, the shrine is dedicated to the devotion of three miracles: the appariton of Mary and the Christ child to a slumbering shepherd boy, the curing of a lame buttermilk vendor, and the rescue of Portuguese sailors from a violent storm at sea.

Learn more at: India Post

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