Onam Celebration - Smiocbristol
St. Marys Indian Orthodox Church
The festival of Onam will be celebrated in our church after the Holy Qurbana with traditional Onam Sadhya and games for kids.
Onam is a festival celebrated by all the people of Kerala irrespective of their faith, caste and status. This festival shares the great message of to live in perfect happiness, equality, fulfilment and in harmony with nature.
We commemorate the great event of the exaltation of St. Mary and celebrate our faith on her departure to heavenly abode, following an observance of a fifteen days of fasting and lent , seeking the blessing of God through the special intercession of Saint Mary.
On the Feast of the Holy Cross or Exaltation of the Cross (or Triumph of the Cross), we honour the Holy Cross by which Christ redeemed the world.
Join us to celebrate and share the good news of Christ’s birth !!!
Palm Sunday is the Sunday before Easter that marks the beginning of Holy Week, the holiest of weeks, in which the most important moments of Christ's life take place, which includes the suffering and torture.