In the heart of Makurdi, Benue State, the St. Francis Quasi Parish captivates audiences with a poignant rendition of the Passion Play, offering a powerful spiritual journey through the solemn events of Christ’s crucifixion and resurrection.

Against the backdrop of Benue’s picturesque landscapes, the parishioners of St. Francis come together to bring to life the timeless story of Jesus’ sacrifice and triumph over death. Through immersive performances, intricate set designs, and heartfelt portrayals of biblical characters, the Passion Play unfolds as a deeply moving experience for both participants and spectators alike.

From the stirring portrayal of Jesus’ agonizing journey to Calvary to the heart-wrenching betrayal of Judas and the sorrowful lamentations of Mary, each scene resonates with emotion and reverence. The talented cast and crew spare no effort in conveying the profound significance of these sacred events, inviting audiences to reflect on the enduring message of redemption and hope.

As the sun sets over the horizon, casting a golden glow upon the open-air stage, the Passion Play reaches its climactic moment with the triumphant resurrection of Christ. Amidst jubilant songs of praise and exultant cries of “Alleluia,” the audience is reminded of the transformative power of faith and the promise of eternal life.

For the parishioners of St.Francis and the community of Makurdi,the Passion Play serves as a profound expression of devotion and solidarity.

By Fafa T

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