Holy Week Celebrations in Sadbhavana
Sadbhavana witnessed a very meaningful Celebration of the Holy Week this
year with lots of people participating in the liturgy. On Palm Sunday
people gathered at the entrance of Sadbhavana for the blessing of the
palms; after the blessing all the faithful went in a short but devout
and meaningful procession. Fr. Jerald DíSouza, Superior of Sadbhavana,
Presided over the Eucharist and Fr. Arun Lobo broke the word of God
encouraging the faithful to spend more time in prayer and reflection in
the holy week.
Rev. Fr. Charles Serrao, Provincial Superior presided over the Eucharist
on Maundy Thursday preaching a heart touching homily inspiring the
listeners to understand the love of god in their respectives family
life. Inspired by the suggestions of our Holy Father twelve
representatives were chosen from the people of God comprising of six
each men and women.
Way of the Cross was held at 3:00 pm on Good Friday led by Br. Vishan
Monis and Pramila DíSouza. Fr. Jerald DíSouza presided over the liturgy
on Good Friday and Fr. Canute DíSouza preached the passion of Christ.
The Easter Vigil began at 9:00pm with the blessing of the fire outside
the chapel. Fr. Arun Lobo proclaimed the melodious Exultet with his
euphonious voice. Fr. Provincial celebrated the Vigil Mass and Fr.
Richard Menezes preached the fitting homily for the occasion. After the
Easter Vigil Mass all the faithful were offered sweet cake and relishing
Good Friday Photographs
Holy Saturday Photographs