Christmas 2022: “What is Christmas? It is tenderness for the past, courage for the present and hope for the future” – Agnes M. Pharo. Christmas is celebrated around the world on December 25, and families from far and wide gather to share meals, make merry and give gifts. Many spend the religious holiday reflecting on Jesus Christ. Let’s not forget the reason for the season and take the time to attend a church service near you and warm up your voice by singing carols.
St. Mary’s Basilica, Bangalore
St. Mary’s Basilica in Bangalore is the largest church. The structure of the prayer house was influenced by Gothic architecture, which gives it a palatial feel. If you are in Bangalore and want to attend Christmas services and join in the caroling, St. Mary’s Basilica offers a wonderful program of church services for both children and adults.
All Saints Church, Hyderabad
All Saints Church is 164 years old and is located in the center of the ancient city of Hyderabad. The church was built in 1860 by British soldiers and has won the Indian National Trust for Art and Cultural Heritage (INTACH) award twice, in 2002 and 2022. brass tablets Bless your heart on Christmas Day at 9:00 a.m. by attending the communion service with your family and friends.
Cathedral Church of the Sacred Heart, Delhi
At Ashok Place, Delhi’s Sacred Heart Cathedral is undoubtedly the most famous church in the city. The church was built in 1930, and its dim, with many features of Italian design, has an equally impressive interior. The service times are: Sunday – 06:30 (English), 07:30 (Malayalam), 09:00 (English), 10:15 (Hindi), 11:30 (English), 04:00 (Hindi) and 06 :00 (in English)
Church of Our Lady of the Immaculate Conception, Goa
Our Lady of Immaculate Conception Church in Panjim, Goa is popular among locals and visitors alike. The church was built in 1541 in the Portuguese Colonial Baroque style with a view of Panjim. While the church conducts daily mass in English, Konkani and Portuguese. On Christmas, you can attend at 7:00 am for Konkani speakers, 8:15 am (English), 9:30 am (Children’s Mass) and 5:30 pm (Konkani).
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St. Paul’s Cathedral, Kolkata
The magnificent St. Paul’s Cathedral in Kolkata is known for its awe-inspiring architecture and solemn atmosphere. Prayers are offered daily in the main part of the Cathedral, open from 10:00 to 18:00. If you are looking for prayer and want to deepen your understanding of God, or if you are confused about life and want to speak your heart out, the clergy are ready to listen and help you.
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Christ Church, Shimla
If you live in or near Shimla mall road, don’t miss the Holy Communion service at 11 am in the second oldest church in North India; Christ Church in Shimla
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