St Dominic Mission Centre, Lamphoupasna in Chandel district on Friday observed the Good Friday with fasting and a historic 7-km ‘Way of the Cross’ from Holy Trinity Catholic Church, Lamphoupasna village to St George Catholic Church, Lamphou Charu.
During the season of Lent, Catholics across the globe observe the ‘Way of the Cross’ every Friday at, what is considered, 14 important points of the journey of Jesus while He carried His cross from Jerusalem to Mount Calvary at Golgotha where he was to be crucified. Lent season ends with the celebration of Easter, the day Jesus rose from the dead.
On Friday, as part of Good Friday, the Catholic community of St Dominic Mission Centre, Lamphoupasna too observed the Way of the Cross, praying at each of the points of the 14 stations.
Upon arrival at St George Catholic Church, Lamphou Charu, the procession was followed by the veneration of the Cross and the Holy Communion Rite led by Fr Jose, SDB, Priest in-charge of the Mission Centre.
Participated by over 300 people from the three villages of Lamphoupasna, Lamphou Charu and Beru Anthi, all falling under the Mission Centre, the programme which began at 7 am ended at 1 pm.