Palm Sunday observed in Milagres Cathedral with great reverence and devotion

Udupi : Palm Sunday was observed in Milagres Cathedral of Udupi Diocese, Kallianppur with great reverence and devotion on Sunday, 20th March, 2016. At 8 am the faithful gathered at the entrance of Milagres Cathedral with holding coconut palm leaves where Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo Rector of the Cathedral blessed the palms and conducted brief liturgy.

Following brief liturgy the faithful people with holding blessed coconut palm leaves proceeded towards Cathedral for the Eucharistic celebrations led by cross, alter boys, Very Rev Fr. Stany B. Lobo, Rev Fr. Rolwin Aranha Asst. Parish Priest, Rev Fr. Denis Lobo and Rev Fr. Nelson Furtado Vocational Directors of Pilar Fathers and Deacon Denis Miranda.

 The Solemn Palm Sunday Mass was concelebrated by Very Rev. Fr. Stany B. Lobo which the Gospel passage depicting the passion and death of Jesus Christ was animated by the main celebrant of the mass.

On Palm Sunday Christians along the world celebrate the triumphant entry of Jesus into Jerusalem, the week before Jesus Christ’s death and resurrection. For many Christians churches, Palm Sunday, often referred to as “Passion Sunday’ marks the beginning of Holy Week, which concludes on Easter Sunday.

The Bible reveals that when Jesus entered Jerusalem, the crowds greeted him by waving palm branches and covering his path with palm branches, immediately this great time of celebration in the ministry of Jesus, he begins his journey to the Cross.

The Cathedral packed with full devotees which the choir led by Deacon Denis Miranda accelerated the devotion of Palm Sunday. At the end Fr. Stany placed the announcements for the week. 

News published on: 2016-03-22