This semicircular gallery of pews for 3000 seating and 1500 standing capacity has its extraordinary aesthetic appeal. The special allotted places for baptism, confession, adoration, etc.add beauty to the church.
The pages of historical developments include the great meetings of the reconciliation of the Japanese and the British war veterans. Therefore the Cathedral is not a mere memory of war but also the healing place of the war memories, the real need!
‘The Natural Light system’ has something outstanding in this building. The specially designed transparent roof, make it possible to have sufficient light inside at any time of the day. The artistic presentations add beauty to it.
The magnificent crucifix, so realistic its presentation, is carved in wood. The figure has 16 ft height, possibly one of the tallest wooden carved crucifixes in Asia.
The Naga cultural presentation is an outstanding feature of the campus. The building, painting, the furniture, etc. are modeled after the Naga tradition and heritage. In keeping up the Naga tradition, the campus is marked with four gates in four directions (North, South, West and East).
The Stations of the Cross posed in the main entrance is a special beautiful feature. It is the presentation of Jesus` final journey with the cross, the last journey to Calvary. The fourteen stations, pose a real replica to the faithful with its beautiful arrangement on the slop of the hill leading up to the Cathedral.
The Tomb of Bishop Abraham Alangimattathil
The Cathedral holds the mortal remains of Rt.Rev.Abraham Alangimattathil, the first Bishop of Nagaland. Having lived an extensive missionary life as a priest and as a Bishop in North East especially Nagaland. He was a great instrument of God`s grace to all. ‘He lived and died for Nagaland.’
Perpetual Adoration and intercessory prayers
In the crypt attached to the church, everyday from 8 am to 4 pm prayer and adoration go on in front of the Blessed Sacrament (Jesus in the form of Bread). Those in prayer offer praise and petitions on behalf of all.
A source of strength