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Bhopal Archdiocese of Catholics Christians visited the cemeteries and remembered fondly their departed near and dear ones.

As on every year 2 November is devoted to the departed souls to remember them and pray for them. Fr Maria Stephen the PRO said to the reporters that due to corona pandemic there was no celebration of the day with solemn holy Mass in the Cemeteries both in Bairagarh and Bhadbada, Bhopal. Instead there was holy mass in different parishes for the departed souls. As per the canon law a priest is permitted to celebrate three masses for the intention of the Church and for the departed faithful to obtain eternal peace and salvation

Large number of people visited their respective churches and cemeteries maintaining social distances and wearing masks. Hundreds went to cemeteries to decorate their relative graves and paid homage to the departed souls. Many priests took the rotation to bless the graves besides many youth volunteers helped smooth going.

 The people went in hundred to the cemeteries by wearing masks, sanitized their hands and maintained social distances. Archbishop Leo Cornelio Svd and many fathers and sisters visited the cemeteries.

Special thanks to Fr Mathew VC, Fr Anil CMI, Fr Suresh, the youth and public Relations office members for supervising the overall arrangements. Fr Maria Stephen thanked the government for giving security arrangements.