Meandering through the Crypt Church under the Shrine, I was thinking a lot on my friends Grunt and Shalini. One little chapel in particular really brought Shalini to mind– the Chapel for Our Lady of Vailankanni.
Standing just outside the chapel of Our Lady of Vailankanni
Our Lady of Vailankanni, and some very fragrant flowers
On the west wall of the chapel, Ave Maria!
On the east side of the chapel, were this carving and the next
The next three pics are of the bronze plaque that tells the story.
On the kneelers in the chapel, the following prayer was posted: