Easter celebrated with fervour in Mangaluru

April 18, 2022 12:33 am | Updated 12:33 am IST - MANGALURU

Devotees at a church during Easter celebrations in Mangaluru on Sunday.

Devotees at a church during Easter celebrations in Mangaluru on Sunday. | Photo Credit: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

Christians in Mangaluru celebrated Easter with fervour on Sunday. Easter celebrations commemorating the resurrection of Jesus Christ, began with Easter Vigil Mass at Rosario Cathedral on Saturday evening. Christians across the diocese congregated in churches to celebrate the joyful feast.

Bishop of Mangaluru Peter Paul Saldanha during Easter celebrations in Mangaluru on Sunday.

Bishop of Mangaluru Peter Paul Saldanha during Easter celebrations in Mangaluru on Sunday. | Photo Credit: SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT

Bishop of Mangaluru Peter Paul Saldanha led the ceremony starting from blessing of Pascal candle which signifies the victory of light over darkness. He also blessed the fire and holy water before the Holy Eucharist began.

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