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Moodbidri, March 31, 2024 : The Easter Celebration here at St Francis Xavier Church, Saverapura commenced at 7:00 pm on March 30 with the blessing of the new fire by Rev Fr Vivek Colaco.

The Easter Candle was lit and carried to the Altar calling on people to walk in the light of the Risen Christ. The faithful lit candles signifying the victory of light over darkness and thereby enlightenment.

Parish priest Rev Fr Noel Mascarenhas was the main celebrant of the mass. Exsultet – the Easter Hymn was sung. The readings from the Sacred Scriptures gave a glimpse of the salvation story of Israel and mankind in general. Fr Rohit Dcosta delivered a meaningful homily.

Parishioners participated enthusiastically in the solemn ceremony and celebration. The water was blessed and baptismal vows were renewed. The parish choir enhanced the liturgy with excellent musical accompaniment.

At the end of the Mass, the Parish Priest extended the Easter Greetings to all the parishioners. He thanked all the parishioners who helped in smooth conduction of the Easter Triduum.

Faithful who had gathered in great numbers wished each other after the mass and with the peace of Risen Christ , returned home.


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