Devoted to Mary, the mother of Lord Jesus Christ, this church is situated on a beach named Elliot’s beach in the city of Chennai. The church derives its model from the Basilica of Our Lady of Health, Velankani. Mother Marry was the virgin mother of God. This church is of great religious importance for the people who follow Christianity. However, people from all religions and sects visit this church for getting the blessings showered by mother Mary. Actually it is a belief that this church has the same importance as that of the shrine of Virgin Mary and the blessing of the mother can be obtained by praying here also. So this church has a lot of importance in the southern part of India. People from all over India visit this place for attaining peace of mind and tranquility. This place promotes brotherhood among the common masses for a better world.