Kargal, Mar. 07, 2019: The feast of Kargal Holy Cross was celebrated on Monday, 04th March 2019. The Cross plays a pivotal role in the life and mission of the Church. The Cross is a sign of faith to all Christians and a sign of salvation to the entire humankind. People who believed and followed Christ have erected effigies of Holy Cross either in front of their houses or by the road side in various places around the world. The diocese of Shimoga too is a witness to this fact of having Cross being planted by the road side, at the hillocks or at the Public places. People of all walk of faith have great reverence and honour to the Cross of Christ.
The Perpetual Succour Church, Kargal has a Cross at a Hillock surrounded by luscious green pastures of Western Ghats is feast to the eye who ever loves nature. The devotees of the Holy Cross gathered in large numbers around the cross to celebrate the annual feast of the Cross and Fr. Pius D’Souza, the Youth Director of the Diocese offered Holy Eucharist preached on the importance and benevolence of the Cross. The Media and Communication Director Fr. Ronald Veigas was present for the event. The parish Priest Fr. Clarence Dias along with wish his parish team had organised everything meticulously.