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Cheer amid COVID gloom
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Cheer amid COVID gloom

December 25, 2020

Christmas celebrations and Vaikunta Ekadashi spread joy as people pray for a disease-free 2021 Mysore/Mysuru: Christmas was not cancelled but it was significantly curtailed in city this year due to COVID contagion and the State Government’s flip-flop on night curfew, timings, restrictions and scale of celebrations.  Likewise, Vaikunta Ekadashi too was celebrated in a low-key…

Aam Janata skip celebrations, prayers
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Aam Janata skip celebrations, prayers

March 23, 2020

Amidst ‘Janata Curfew’ that highlighted the importance of maintaining social distancing yesterday, two souls came together as the couple entered into wedlock at a choultry in city with countable relatives as can be seen in the picture. The historical St. Philomena’s Church, which is thronged by n-number of devotees and tourists on a regular basis,…

Churches deck up for Xmas
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Churches deck up for Xmas

December 24, 2019

The Christian community is all geared up to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ while the city Churches are preparing for the biggest festival of the community — Christmas — by conducting special programmes tonight and tomorrow. City’s major Churches are decked up and illuminated for Christmas. Specials prayers and songs and sermons have been…

AGM of All-India Anglo-Indian Assn. held
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AGM of All-India Anglo-Indian Assn. held

August 24, 2019

Mysuru: Vinisha Nero, Anglo-Indian MLA of Karnataka, inaugurated the development works to be undertaken through the MLA Fund at St. Philomena’s Church (St. Joseph’s Cathedral), Mysuru, recently. The work undertaken is cobble-stoning of parking area at the Church premises. The development works were launched after a prayer and blessing by Rt. Rev. Dr. K. A….

Xmas spirit pervades Mysuru
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Xmas spirit pervades Mysuru

December 25, 2017

Mysuru: Despite biting cold, thousands of Christians thronged several churches in city to attend the midnight mass yesterday heralding Christmas celebrations. People were seen offering prayers, lighting candles and wishing one another to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ with pomp and gaiety. Mass prayers were conducted by the priests. The centre of attraction was…

Mysuru gears up for Christmas
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Mysuru gears up for Christmas

December 24, 2017

Mysuru: It’s Christmas tomorrow and the city is all geared up for the festive season with Churches preparing for the biggest festival of the Christian community. Churches will hold midnight services and holy prayers at 12 am to mark the birth of Jesus Christ. St. Philomena’s Church, which is the biggest church in the city,…

Bishop’s message for Christmas
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Bishop’s message for Christmas

December 23, 2017

Mysuru: With just two days left for Christmas, Bishop of Mysuru Rev. Dr. K.A. William addressed a press meet at Bishop House in city this morning. The Bishop said that Christmas symbolises the power of love, service and justice which all lead to peace across the globe. He observed that the consumerist society, with its…

CHRISTMASS QUEST: Festive Spirit Soaks Mysuru
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CHRISTMASS QUEST: Festive Spirit Soaks Mysuru

December 16, 2017

By V. Shourabh The city has already entered into a festive mood with hotels mixing cakes for the grand event and competing among themselves to get their cake mixing ceremonies viral. Christmas honours the birth of Jesus Christ incorporating many spiritual and cultural traditions. It is time for family get-togethers, exchange of gifts and spread…

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