Procession of Senhor dos Passos returns to the street to fulfill tradition in Olhão

Singings, songs and marches will be part of the procession of Senhor dos Passos that takes place in Olhão, on the next day […]

Chants, songs and marches will be part of the procession of Senhor dos Passos that takes place in Olhão, on March 19, at 15 pm, leaving the Igreja Matriz, passing through the Barreta and Levante districts and stopping next to the Markets.

This is a "tradition rooted in the faith of the people of Olhão".

In addition to the image of Senhor Jesus dos Passos, the procession will also have an image of Our Lady of Sorrows, recalling the path taken by Christ to Calvary.

Halfway through the route, between the markets and in front of the sea, after the sermon, there will be the traditional celebration of the blessing of the sea.

The procession's itinerary will be the usual: Igreja Matriz, Praça da Restauração, Rua Capitão João Carlos de Mendonça, Rua Doutor Miguel Bombarda, Rua Doutor Pádua, Largo Doutor Pádua, Rua João de Deus, Travessa dos Mercadores, Rua Teófilo Braga, Praça Patrão Joaquim Lopes, Municipal Markets, Avenida 5 de Outubro, Rua Doutor Francisco Fernandes Lopes, Rua de São José, Travessa de São José, Rua de São Pedro, Rua Carlos da Maia, Rua Doutor João Lúcio, Rua Vasco da Gama, Avenida da República (ascending and descending directions), Praça da Restauração and Igreja Matriz.

The procession will be preceded by a mass at the Igreja Matriz. These celebrations are organized by the Parish of Nossa Senhora do Rosário in Olhão with the support of the Municipality of Olhão.

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