Processions of Triumph and the Burial of the Lord are the highlight of Lent in Tavira

The processions of Triumph on Palm Sunday (25th March), the Burial of the Lord (30th March), as well as […]

The processions of Triumph on Palm Sunday (25th March), the Burial of the Lord (30th March) as well as the Easter Concert (1st April) are the events that integrate the Lenten celebrations in Tavira.

On the 25th, Palm Sunday, at 17 pm, the Triunfo Procession will take place, departing from Igreja do Carmo.

This procession, organized by the Brotherhood of Our Lady of Monte do Carmo, is made up of several gilded wooden floors that describe the life of Christ, from Monte das Oliveiras to his death.

There are records that show that this religious event was already organized, in the year 1789, by the Carmelite Order of the city of Tavira.

Also in this area, they take place, on the 24th and 25th, in the churches of Santa Luzia (24th, 16:00), Santiago (24, 17:00), Cabanas (24, 18:30), São Paulo (25.03, 09:00), Conceição ( on the 25th, 10:00 am, Santa Maria (25, 11:00 and 12:15) the Palm Sunday Celebration.

The Via Sacra, promoted by the Parish of Tavira, takes place, on March 28, from 21 pm, on a route consisting of fourteen stations, around the Church of Santa Maria.

Also, on the 23rd and 24th, the churches of Santa Luzia (23, 17:00), Cabanas (23, 19:00 and 24, 17:00), Santiago (23, 21:00 and 24, 15:00), host this manifestation of Christian faith. , on the 24th, in Cabanas, the recipients are the children of the catechesis.

It is “a moment that aims to meditate on the passion, death and resurrection of Christ. It is the reliving, through a spiritual journey, of the last moments of the life of Jesus Christ on earth», stresses the Chamber.

On the 29th, it is possible to attend, in the churches of Santa Luzia (17:00), Santa Maria (19:30) and Conceição (21:00 pm), to the celebration of the Lord's Supper.

The Procession of the Burial of the Lord, organized by the Santa Casa da Misericórdia of Tavira, takes place on the 30th, Good Friday, at 21 pm, from the Igreja da Misericórdia.

This religious act was established in Portugal in the XNUMXth and XNUMXth centuries, becoming part of the traditional Holy Week celebrations.