Koratty Muthy is basically a fiesta dedicated to Virgin Mary who is locoally known as Koratty Muthy. The festival is most important in St. Mary’s churches and attended by thousands of devotees. The celebration is held in the village Koratty of Thrissur district.
Koratty Muthy’s (St Mary’s) Forane church at Koratty is one of the most important Marian Pilgrim Centre in India after Velankanni. The Church is located in a beautiful, scenaric village of Koratty (Named after the church) in Thrissur district. The Annual Grand Feast organized at the Koratty Muthy’s church is a very significant and mega event to miss. The Festival is celebrated with great number of rituals and is a rich and spectacular ceremony attended by thousands of pilgrims from all over the world.
Time to Celebrate:
The Koratty Muthy is held in the second week of October month.
Koratty Muthy is the renowned and most visited pilgrimage centre of Marian. During the feast days, the small village of Koratty became the main centre for hundreds of devotees. The shrine is also known as Koratty Thampuratty. The place is observed as one of the sacred place of Mother Mary where devotees come from far flung areas for the prayers and blessings of Mother Mary. During the Feast various traditional and customary rituals are observed.