The Holy Week celebrations of Paladka church started with Palm Sunday celebration on 20th March. Parish Priest Rev. Fr. Ivan Michael Rodrigues blessed the palms near the Anganvadi. The palm leaves were carried in a holy parade to the church. Then the Parish Priest celebrated the holy Eucharist.
The way of Cross to the Cross hill was conducted on 22 March. The Parishioners gathered in the Church at 4.00pm for the holy mass. This was followed by way of the Cross to the Cross hill.
Maundy Thursday was celebrated on 24th March with holy Eucharistic celebration at 5.00Pm. Parish Priest Rev. Fr. Ivan Michael Rodrigues celebrated the mass along with Deacon Rev. Roshan D’Souza. The last supper and washing of feet of Apostles remembered. Parish Priest washed the feet of 12 representatives of the parish which included women as well as children. After the Eucharistic celebration devotees joined the adoration.
Good Friday ceremonies started with the way of the cross at 3.30pm. Deacon Rev. Roshan D’Souza delivered a meaningful homily.
The Easter mass started at 7:00 pm and was celebrated and preached by Parish Priest Rev. Fr. Ivan Michael Rodrigues. Before the mass holy fire was blessed in front of the church. Then the Parish Priest prepared Easter candle. Parish Priest in his homily explained the importance of Easter. After the mass Easter eggs were served to the devotees.
Celebrating Maundy Thursday at Paladka.pics by:Felix D'Souza
Posted by Ivan Rodrigues on Saturday, March 26, 2016
Celebrating Good Friday at Paladka.pics byFelix D'Souza
Posted by Ivan Rodrigues on Sunday, March 27, 2016