A small Piece of the The Orginal Cross is kept at Poondi Madha Basilica. On the feast of The Holy Cross, there will be a special blessing and on the 5th Friday of lent, there will be a procession of the relic from Michealpatty to Poondi Madha Basilica followed by mass celebrated by Most. Rev.F. Antonisamy, Bishop of Kumbakonam.