Mangaluru: As part of Lenten Celebrations, the St Anthony’s Ashram Jeppu held a live Way of the Cross at its campus. At the end of the Way of the Cross Fr.Onil D’Souza, the Director of the Ashram offered a special prayer to neutralize the Covid-19 Virus which has caused death, fear, and anxiety among people all over the world. Fr. Thrishan D’Souza the Asst Director of the Institute preached a homily on the death of Jesus on the Cross. Christians hold the devotion of Way of the Cross during the season of Lent in remembrance of Jesus’ sufferings and death on Good Friday.
The following persons contributed to the live Way of the Cross:
Jesus: Stany Machado
Mother Mary: Caroline D’Souza
Pilate: Dolphi Pinto
Simon of Cyrene: Ronald Machado
Veronica: Judith D’Souza
Soldiers: Roshan Kamath, Ashok Joel, Antony, Stany D’Souza
Disciple John: Melroy Monteiro
Women of Jerusalem: Philomena Machado, Letitia D’Souza, AnishaPreema D’Souza, Ashel Rodrigues, SushmithaMonteiro.
Mary of Magdala: Jenifer Saldanha
Joseph of Arimathea: Abel
Thief: Vincent Rodrigues,
Settings: Melwyn, Weldone decorators
Sound and Light: Lawrence D’Souza, Souza electricals.