Good Friday observed with devotion and piety

Good Friday observed with devotion and piety


deway of the cross: Devotees gather at St Francis Xavier Church, Chikkaballapur, for special prayers on Good Friday. Church priest Arogyadas is also seen. dh photoSpeaking to reporters from Deccan Herald, Priest Arogya Das said that Good Friday is a religious holiday observed primarily by Christians commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary. Christians undertake a fast for 40 days prior to the occasion. Easter will be celebrated on Sunday. 

Jesus rose from the dead on the third day after crucifixion. His resurrection is celebrated as Easter Sunday. A special programme will be conducted on Sunday, he added.

Butter milk was distributed among the devotees.

Church priests’ Alexander, Justin, Kristharaj, Vimal and others were present.
In Gauribidanur

Good Friday was observed at the Italing Memorial Church, located in the heart of the town on Friday.

A special mass was organised and scores of believers attended the event.

CSI Church, Italing memorial Church, Nagappa block Jerusalem Church observed Good Friday. Edward Anil, Secretary Jayaprakash, Rutam, Suresh and others took part in the ceremony.