Over a thousand Catholic faithfuls took part in the Station of the Cross walk in Port Moresby.
Despite the scorching heat, both the young and old took the city streets as Easter celebrations begin. Catholic faithful’s turned up in numbers to be part of this event as Easter Celebrations continue throughout the country.
The Way of the Cross Procession begin at DBTI through Korobosea and down to Ela Beach.
Under police supervision, the Catholic faithful’s sang songs of praise as the cross procession passed the streets of Badili to Koki and Ela Beach. Badili Mobil Station was the 5th stop station as the cross was passed to youths of St Peter Holy Name Parish.
This year’s Station of the Cross saw the involvement of youths from different Parishes around the City.
Young lad Michael Augustine told EMTV news, this Catholic ritual is not just about taking part but threading the pains Jesus bored while on a mission to save humanity.
The Cross continued to town, as more Catholic believers joined before climbing the Free Way to Hohola, and Vision City. Traffic was diverted at most occasions to allow the smooth flow of the procession.
The procession continued passed Vision City before ending at TST Waigani.