RELIGIOUS ACTIVITIES EASTER WEEK
in SAN JUAN del SUR 2017
The Parish of San Juan Bautista invites all visitors to live the religious festivities of Easter with respect and devotion. (Note: Stations of the Cross, Way of the Cross, Way of Sorrows or Via Crucis are one and the same.)
- Tuesday Santo 11th of April at 6am; Stations of the Cross to Las Delicias. At 9am a Holy Mass and Anointing of the Sick in the Parish of San Juan Bautista. At 4 pm a Station of the Cross starts from the community of El Bastón and finishes at Las Marías community.
- Palm Sunday April 9th at 8am; Blessing of Palm at the home of Mrs. Esperanza Marenco followed by a procession to the church concluding with the traditional “Mass of the Palms” where Christ’s entry to Jerusalem is commemorated, mounted on a donkey and received as a Triumphant King.
- Saturday, April 8th at 3pm; Stations of the Cross for the children begins in the Parish of San Juan Bautista. Wake for the Triumph of Jesus at 7 p.m. in the central park.
- Holy Monday April 10th at 6am; Stations of the Cross in the neighborhood Carlos Holmann (Barrio Nuevo). 5 p.m. Holy Mass by Animas de Purgatorio in the Municipal Cemetery San Pablo and then a procession to the San Juan Bautista church.
- Holy Wednesday April 12th at 6am; Penitential Station of the Cross at the Christ of Mercy in Pacific Marlín. At 5pm is the Holy Mass in honor of the Blood of Christ in the Parish of St. John the Baptist followed by another Station of the Cross and procession through the streets of the city. There is also a Station of the Cross at 6pm in the Bernardino Díaz Ochoa region.
- Holy Thursday April 13th at 10am; Holy Chrismal Mass in the Cathedral of Granada. Then at 5 pm it’s the Holy Mass of The Last Supper. Transfer of the Santísimo to the monument. Shifts of adoration accompany the Blessed Sacrament in the Parish of San Juan Bautista.
- Good Friday April 14th at 8am; Penitential Station of the Cross in the framework of the Easter Triduum. 5pm: Reading of the Seven Words, Adoration of the Holy Cross, in the Parish of St. John the Baptist. 7 p.m. Procession of the Holy Burial.
- Saturday April 15th at 8pm; Easter Vigil.
- Sunday of Resurrection, April 16th; Holy Mass is at 9 a.m. and 6 p.m.