Sagar, April 9: "The joy of the family is the joy of the Church" said Fr. Venus Colaco at the Palm Sunday Eucharist at St. Joseph's Church. Quoting Pope Francis he said that the Holy Mother Church gives utmost importance to family life. He said that Bishop Francis Serrao has declared 2017 as the Year of the Family in the Diocese of Shimoga.
Earlier, the Palms were blessed and the Faithful went joyfully in procession on the main streets of the town.