Keep updated on the Fiesta celebrating Easter in Calpe, 2019. This is a culturally and religiously important event, celebrated across Spain with processions that depict "The Passion of the Christ".
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Santa Semana (or Holy Week) is the name for Easter Week in Spain. This is a culturally and religiously important event, celebrated across Spain with processions that depict "The Passion of the Christ".
Information about the 2020 Fiesta is not yet available. For guidance please refer to the 2019 Programme provided below.
Location: Church Ntra. Sra. de las Nieves
Sunday 14th April: Palm Sunday (Domingo de Ramos)
11:00 Blessing of branches at Ermita del Salvador, Procession to the Church and Holy Mass.
Monday 15th April: Holy Monday
19:30 Holy Mass. Celebration of penance.
Tuesday 16th April: Holy Tuesday
21:00 Procession of Brotherhood “Del Cristo de los Gitanos El Poderoso”.
Wednesday 17th April: Holy Wednesday
19:30 Holy Mass.
21:00 Procession of "Cristo de Las Tres Caídas".
Thursday 18th April: Holy Thursday
19:30 Mass of the Lord's Supper.
21:00 Procession of Brotherhood “Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno”.
00:00 Procession of the Brotherhood of Silence.
Friday 19th April: Good Friday
09:00 Way of the Cross to the Chapel of El Salvador.
18:00 Official Celebrations of Holy Friday.
20:00 Holy Burial Procession.*
Saturday 20th April: Easter Saturday
23:00 Easter Vigil. Start at the Church Cemetery, subsequent departure to the church. Celebration of Easter.
Sunday 21st April: Easter Sunday
10:00 Holy Mass.
11:00 Procession of the Holy Encounter starting from the Plaza del Salvador to the Church and Resurrection Mass.
12:00 Easter Mass.
19:30 Holy Mass.
*Note: All those who wish may accompany the Virgin properly dressed in a suit and black blanket.
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