Friday, December 26, 2008

Special mass to celebrate Christmas -Jaffna

Laying aside the sour experiences of the member conflicts over two decades, the Christian population in Jaffna peninsula well-known the rising of most deferential Christmas as the midnight on 24th December till the dawn of next day.
A special Mass had been conducted by the Jaffna Arch Bishop Rev. Father Thomas Ravundranayagam at the St. Mary's minster Jaffna. The Rev. Fathers of the church and over 2500 devotees participated in this special event. The troops in the Jaffna peninsula also comprehensive their fullest co-operation for this event providing the necessary security measures, and uneven the Curfew hours completely under the guidance of Jaffna Security Forces Commander Maj. Gen. GA Chandrasiri.
This historical and rite occasion was transmit to the world by the SL. Broadcasting Cooperation and it was telecasted as a recorded program by the SL. National Rupavahini on that day. By the independent views expressed to the media by thousands of gathering, it was revealed that the public in Jaffna peninsula enjoyed a huge mental leisure as a result of the caring operations conducted by the government troops for the liberation of innocent people. The troops and the present government were extremely appreciated by the Christian inhabitants in Jaffna for creating a convenient ambiance to celebrate their grate religious ceremony in a nonviolent surrounding.
The Christians living in the fishing rural communitys such as Gurunagar and Pasivur also joined the Christmas celebrations very excitedly decorating their homes with bright luminous bulbs.In its place of all these things the public in the peninsular highly admire the privilege of freedom and peace that they regained as a result of the devotion of valiant troops. So they wish a peaceful life for all the countrymen in this festive season with the blessings of the Jesus Christ.

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