The Ceremony of Blessings of the Easter baskets on the occasion of the Catholic Easter, a symbol of the Catholic Easter in Miercurea Ciuc, was attended by 3,500 Catholic believers, who complied with all restrictions imposed by the coronavirus pandemic and set the new world record for the Largest blessing of the Easter Basket, according to the WORLD RECORD ACADEMY.
The consecration service was official by the Bishop of the Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Alba Iulia, Tamas Jozsef, who addressed the faithful, along with several Catholic priests, from a makeshift altar in front of the House of Culture of the Trade Unions, the Romanian News Agency Agerpres reports.
Priest Darvas-Kozma Jozsef thanked the state institutions for their involvement and for reacting to the people’s wishes and said that it is a moment full of joy and peace of mind.
The deputy mayor of Miercurea Ciuc, Bors Bela, expressed, in his turn, his gratitude because this special event in the life of the community could be organized and pointed out that it is a period in which the most important thing is to find peace of mind.
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