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Good Friday and Easter is about sacrifice and love, Archbishop Mataeliga reminds nation
On Friday, Samoa, a Christian state, paused to commemorate Good Friday. The day is a Christian holiday commemorating the crucifixion of Jesus Christ and his death at Calvary, preceding Easter Sunday. Thousands of Samoans started the day with church services across the country. This is followed by churches, families and village gatherings
Holy Thursday commemoration begins with "washing of the feet"
The start to the Easter weekend in Samoa began Thursday night with various churches in Samoa holding evening services
Procession through Apia marks Good Friday in Samoa
A procession of the Stations of the Cross was conducted by members of the Immaculate Conception Cathedral starting from Mulinuu to Mulivai. It was one of many processions that took place across the country as the nation paused to remember the sacrifice Jesus Christ made for the world.
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