BHOPAL: All Churches Prayer Meet was held in Assumption Church on the day of Pentecost. More than 250 people including pastors, fathers and sisters participated. The prayer was organized by Commission for Inter-Religious Dialogue and Ecumenism with the help of PRO Office and father Abraham VP the parish priest of Assumption Church.
Pastor Keshav Pradhan and father Pius Lakra threw light on the importance of unity among Christians. Pastor Biju Varghese prayed for the outpouring of the Holy Spirit on the participants and father Jose Prakash prayed for the healing of the sick. The choir groups sang a number of melodious songs invoking the Holy Spirit. Father Shaji Stanislaus thanked all the participants.
The feast of Pentecost is celebrated fifty days after the resurrection of Jesus Christ. It was on this day that the Holy Spirit descended upon the Apostles and others in the form of mighty wind and flames of fire. It was on the day of Pentecost that Church was born.