Mangalore, Apr 18: Good Friday, one of the most important days in the Christian calendar, was observed with solemnity in various parishes across the city on Friday April 18.
Thousands of devotees flocked to their respective churches to participate in the Good Friday service.
The Way of the Cross was enacted in the churches, depicting the events surrounding the crucification of Jesus Christ. The devotees carried images of Jesus and Mother Mary.
The church ceremonies on this day include reading of the Passion of Christ, reciting a string of prayers, unveiling and veneration of the Cross and communion service.
At Milagres Church, statues representing the stations have been installed along the compound wall and the congregation moved from station to station, reciting the relevant prayers.