Kolkata’s Unique Easter Rally


Kolkata is unique in every way, perhaps very few cities around the world celebrate Easter the way Kolkatan’s do. Every year on Easter Day a rally is organized by The Diocese of Calcutta and United Christians of Kolkata. Now what is unique about this is that around 85 Churches, Christian organizations and Christian schools participate in this rally regardless of their denomination. This year the rally was attended by nearly 6000 participants.

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A Very Kolkata Palm Sunday – A journey with photography into Palm Sunday and Confirmation service


Confirmation ceremony - Bishop anointing the youth with Holy Water

Palm Sunday is celebrated the Sunday before Easter. It also marks the start of the Holy Week which consists of Good Friday and finally ends with Easter celebrations. Palm Sunday to me from very childhood symbolises the making of crucifix using palm leaves which we make by hand a day before and decorate the church with it.

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