St. Dominic Church Ashoknagar Celebrated the Easter with the participation of priests, religious and parishioners, in the Paschal Triduum Liturgical celebrations held open air in the Church Premises.
Maunday Thursday 14.04.2022
The solemn Eucharistic celebration of the Last supper of Jesus with His Apostles began at 6:30 p.m. commemorating the Institution of the Sacrament of Holy Eucharist, Sacrament of Holy Orders and commandment of Fraternal Love and Service. Twelve parishioners rendering their service in medical profession at various level were selected for washing of feet. Fr. Daniel Veigas, OP parish Priest celebrated the Eucharist. Ward wise Eucharistic Adoration and prayers were offered till midnight.
Good Friday 15.04.2022
The Parish community participated in the Way of the Cross in the morning hours. Parishioners in turn carried the cross ward wise, to the Stations of the Cross that were placed in the Church premises. St. Dominic Association assisted in organizing this spiritual event.
In the evening at 6:00 the solemn liturgical ceremony of Passion of Christ and Veneration of the Holy Cross was held. Fr. Sunil Lobo, OP presided over the ceremony and preached on the Word of God.
Holy Saturday 16.04.2022
Easter vigil celebration began at 7:00 p.m. beginning with blessing of new fire, lighting of Easter Candle and solemn signing of Exultant. The liturgy of the Word of God, the readings called into memory the salvific events of history. Bessing of the Water and renewal Baptismal promises were renewed during the celebration. Fr. Dileep Veigas, OP assistant Parish Priest was the main celebrant and preached the homily.