Holy Week in Santa Cruz de La Palma Program 2024holy week santa cruz de la palma 2024

Holy Week in Santa Cruz de La Palma Program 2024

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24 de March de 2024 31 de March de 2024

Holy Week in Santa Cruz de La Palma is a celebration that stands out for its elegance and beauty, reflecting the colonial style of this fascinating city. This tradition unfolds particularly in the historical heart of Santa Cruz de La Palma, a Historic-Artistic ensemble since 1975, where religious and historical activities come to life in an unparalleled setting, keeping alive the sequence of events of the Passion and Death of Christ, as narrated by the Holy Scriptures.

Easter in Santa Cruz de La Palma is undoubtedly a unique experience that combines art, history, and spirituality. Through its processions, the city's deep connection with its past and culture becomes evident, inviting residents and visitors to be part of this tradition that has transcended through the centuries. This Holy Week program in Santa Cruz de La Palma is an opportunity to experience the Passion of Christ in a deeply moving and spectacular way, immersing oneself in the cultural and spiritual richness of La Palma during Holy Week.

SUNDAY, MARCH 24. PALM SUNDAY

Main Parish Church of El Salvador and El Santo Cristo de Calcinas

09:00 a.m. Eucharist in Santo Domingo.

11:30 a.m. Palm Sunday Eucharist in El Salvador. 7:30 p.m. Palm Sunday Eucharist in El Salvador.

Parish of Las Nieves, Candelaria, and San Vicente Sanctuary of Las Nieves

09:30 a.m. Eucharist Celebration. Sanctuary of Las Nieves.

12:00 p.m. Blessing of the Palms in the Square and procession to the Church. Solemn Eucharist Celebration.

Our Lady of Candelaria. Mirca

10:30 a.m. Blessing of the Palms in the Square and procession to the Church. Eucharist in the Passion of the Lord

Parish of San Francisco, El Pilar, and Santiago

7:00 p.m. Passion Sunday Eucharist with the participation of the Brotherhood of Our Lord of the Garden and Our Lady of Sorrows.

MONDAY, MARCH 25. HOLY MONDAY

Main Parish Church of El Salvador and El Santo Cristo de Calcinas

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Confessions in El Salvador.

4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Confessions in El Salvador.

7:00 p.m. Eucharist in honor of the Lord of Pardon.

Parish of La Encarnación

08:00 a.m. Eucharist in the Chapel of the Sisters of the Cross.

TUESDAY, MARCH 26. HOLY TUESDAY

Main Parish Church of El Salvador and El Santo Cristo de Calcinas

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Confessions in El Salvador.

4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. Confessions in El Salvador.

7:00 p.m. Eucharist in honor of Our Lady of Hope in Santo Domingo.

Parish of San Francisco, El Pilar, and Santiago

11:00 a.m. Chrism Mass presided by Bishop D. Bernardo Álvarez Afonso.

6:00 p.m. Celebration of the Sacrament of Pardon. (Confessions in San Francisco)

7:00 p.m. Eucharist.

Parish of La Encarnación

6:30 p.m. Penitential Way of the Cross.

7:00 p.m. Eucharist.

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WEDNESDAY, MARCH 27. HOLY WEDNESDAY

Main Parish Church of El Salvador and El Santo Cristo de Calcinas

10:00-13:00h. Confessions in El Salvador

4:00 p.m. Confessions in Santo Domingo.

4:30 p.m. Eucharist in honor of the Nazarene in Santo Domingo

Parish of San Francisco El Pilar and Santiago

10:00-13:00h. Visit to the elderly and sick of the Parish.

6:00 p.m. Celebration of the Sacrament of Pardon.

7:00 p.m. Eucharist with special participation of the brotherhoods of the Lord of the Cold Stone and the Crucified Lord

Parish of La Encarnación

8:00 a.m. Eucharist in the Chapel of the Sisters of the Cross.

MAUNDY THURSDAY, MARCH 28 (DAY OF BROTHERLY LOVE)

Main Parish Church of El Salvador and El Santo Cristo de Calcinas

9:00 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Confessions in El Salvador.

5:00 p.m. Celebration of the Lord's Supper at the Santo Cristo de Calcinas.

7:00 p.m. Celebration of the Lord's Supper in El Salvador.

8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Holy Hour before the Monument in El Salvador.

Parish of Las Nieves, Candelaria and San Vicente Sanctuary of Las Nieves

7:00 p.m. Solemn celebration "At the Lord's Supper".

9:00 p.m. HOLY HOUR before the monument. (After this, the church is closed)

Parish of San Francisco, El Pilar and Santiago

10:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m. Celebration of the Sacrament of Pardon. (Confessions)

6:30 p.m. Eucharist at the Lord's Supper in San Francisco.

Parish of La Encarnación

7:00 p.m. Confessions.

7:30 p.m. Eucharist, at its conclusion, Reservation of the Blessed Sacrament in the Monument.

Procession of the Lord of the Cold Stone.

FRIDAY, MARCH 29. GOOD FRIDAY (DAY OF FASTING AND ABSTINENCE)

Main Parish Church of El Salvador and El Santo Cristo de Calcinas

8:00 a.m. Stations of the Cross by the Brotherhoods.

12:00 p.m. Celebration of the Lord's Passion in El Salvador. (Especially for children and youth).

4:30 p.m. Celebration of the Lord's Passion at the Santo Cristo de Calcinas.

6:00 p.m. Celebration of the Lord's Passion in El Salvador.

7:30 p.m. Procession of the Holy Burial.

Parish of Las Nieves, Candelaria, and San Vicente Sanctuary of Las Nieves

8:00 a.m. Via Crucis.

Parish of San Francisco, El Pilar, and Santiago

9:00 a.m. Holy Hour before Jesus reserved in the Monument.

5:30 p.m. Celebration of the Passion and Death of the Lord in San Francisco.

Parish of La Encarnación

7:00 a.m. Prayer before the Blessed Sacrament.

7:30 a.m. Return of the image of the Virgin of Sorrows to her hermitage in El Planto, during the same, Penitential Way of the Cross.

7:30 a.m. Prayer shifts before the Blessed Sacrament.

5:00 p.m. Celebration of the Death of the Lord, in La Encarnación, at its conclusion, Cloistered Procession of the Holy Cross.

SATURDAY, MARCH 30. HOLY SATURDAY. EASTER VIGIL

Main Parish Church of El Salvador and El Santo Cristo de Calcinas

1:00 p.m. Special celebration for catechism boys and girls.

8:00 p.m. Celebration of the Easter Vigil at the Santo Cristo de Calcinas.

10:00 p.m. Celebration of the Easter Vigil in El Salvador.

Parish of Las Nieves, Candelaria, and San Vicente

8:00 p.m. Solemn Easter Vigil. Sanctuary of Las Nieves.

Parish of San Francisco, El Pilar, and Santiago

8:00 p.m. Solemn Easter Vigil at the Parish of Our Lady of the Pillar and St. James the Apostle

10:30 p.m. Solemn Easter Vigil at the Parish of St. Francis of Assisi.

Parish of La Encarnación

9:00 p.m. Blessing of the New Fire at the Castle of the Virgin and procession to La Encarnación. At its conclusion, procession with the Blessed Sacrament around the square.

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Procession in Calle Anselmo Perez de Brito

SUNDAY, MARCH 31. EASTER SUNDAY, THE RESURRECTION OF THE LORD

Main Parish Church of El Salvador and El Santo Cristo de Calcinas

11:00 a.m. Easter Eucharist in El Salvador, with the administration of the anointing sacrament.

7:30 p.m. Easter Eucharist in El Salvador.

Parish of Las Nieves, Candelaria, and San Vicente

11:00 a.m. Solemnity of the Resurrection.

12:00 p.m. Solemn Eucharist Celebration in the "Resurrection of the Lord". Solemn Blessing with the Blessed Sacrament. Sanctuary of Las Nieves. Parish Choir of Velhoco.

Parish of San Francisco, El Pilar, and Santiago

11:30 a.m. Solemn Easter Eucharist in San Francisco with the renewal of baptismal promises.

7:00 p.m. Solemn Easter Eucharist in San Francisco.

Parish of La Encarnación

11:00 a.m. Eucharist.

poster easter santa cruz de la palma 2024

This year, Holy Week in Santa Cruz de La Palma 2024 dresses up with an announcement poster that promises to capture the essence and depth of this deeply rooted celebration.

The work, titled "The Moon as Crown," is a creation of the renowned artist and restorer José Cabrera Benítez. With unique mastery, Cabrera Benítez manages to express the sweetness transformed into pain on the face of the Virgin Mary, offering a moving and deeply symbolic perspective of Holy Week.

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