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Easter Night Celebrated at St George Cathedral, Abu Dhabi

ABU DHABI: St George Orthodox Cathedral, Abu Dhabi had celebrated Easter Night 2011 and family get-together on May 6 in the cathedral Premises.

Celebrations began with the evening prayer led by Dr. Zachariah Mar Theophilos, Metropolitan of Malabar Diocese.

Metropolitan stated in his Easter Message that -the Gospel of the Risen Christ is to remid us on our duties to serve the needy and downtroden. Cathedral Vicar Fr. Johnson Daniel and Fr. Lesley P Cheriyan had spoke on the occasion.

The Spiritual Organizations presented an emotional visual treat in form maim, drama and songs to articulate the Passion of Christ. The program was concluded by 10.30 PM with a love feast .Over 1000 parish members participated this year at Easter Night 2011. Easter Night Program is celebrated every year by the Cathedral to commemorate the joy and hope that was assured by Christ to the humanity at the day of His resurrection.

Managing Committee member George Varghese welcomed the gathering and Trustee Stephen Mallel proposed vote of thanks

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News sent in: Reji Mathew Meenadom