Cultural Diary with category "Religious"

[Religious]
The traditional Conxo Christmas Crib, which has been organised since 1976, opens its doors once again. Its 35 square metres represent 20 scenes based on Jesus' birth.
Start date
03/12/2005
End date
08/01/2006
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Holy Week begins in Santiago de Compostela, featuring different liturgical services, processions and religious events.
Start date
07/04/2006
End date
15/04/2006
Start hour
00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Traditional Holy Week procession around the old town, leaving from Praza de San Miguel.
Start date
07/04/2006
End date
07/04/2006
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Easter procession from Campillo de San Francisco to Plaza del Obradoiro. Blessing of palms in the Cathedral at the same time.
Venue
Location
Start date
09/04/2006
End date
09/04/2006
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]

Holy Week procession, starting from Rúa das Orfas towards Praza do Toural.

Start date
12/04/2006
End date
12/04/2006
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Holy Week procession, starting from San Francisco towards Praza do Obradoiro.
Venue
Location
Start date
13/04/2006
End date
13/04/2006
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Procession organised by the brotherhood Nuestro Padre Jesús Flagelado.
Start date
13/04/2006
End date
13/04/2006
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Holy Week procession, starting from Plaza de Cervantes.
Start date
14/04/2006
End date
14/04/2006
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Procession organised by the brotherhood Numeraria del Rosario.
Start date
14/04/2006
End date
14/04/2006
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Procession organised by the brotherhood Santísima Virgen de la Soledad.
Start date
14/04/2006
End date
14/04/2006
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Holy Week procession, starting from the school Colexio da Inmaculada (Rúa Concepción Arenal).
Start date
15/04/2006
End date
15/04/2006
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Holy Week procession, starting from the Cathedral and ending at Conxo's parish church of Nuestra Señora de la Merced.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
23/04/2006
End date
23/04/2006
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Santiago de Compostela's popular Virgen del Portal feast, featuring mass and a procession. This Virgin is attributed with miraculous healings. The main mass will be at 7.30 pm, followed by a procession.
Start date
08/09/2006
End date
08/09/2006
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Catholic feast celebrating the sacred conception of the Virgin Mary.
Start date
08/12/2006
End date
08/12/2006
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Traditional Offering to the Apostle James to celebrate the bringing of his remains to Compostela, after sailing from Palestine to the port of Iria Flavia (Padrón).
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
30/12/2006
End date
30/12/2006
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Compostela's Holy Week begins officially this evening with an opening speech by Juan José Cebrián Franco, head archivist of Santiago de Compostela.
Start date
24/03/2007
End date
24/03/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Holy Week Procession of 'La Cofradía de Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno y la Santísima Virgen de los Dolores'
Start date
30/03/2007
End date
30/03/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Holy Week Procession of 'La Cofradía de Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno y la Santísima Virgen de los Dolores'
Start date
01/04/2007
End date
01/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Holy Week Procession of 'La Cofradía de Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno y la Santísima Virgen de los Dolores'
Start date
01/04/2007
End date
01/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Today is when Holy Week officially begins. This is the most intensive period within the Church, when the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ is commemorated.
Start date
01/04/2007
End date
01/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Compostela's residents gather, according to Catholic tradition, on Palm Sunday to have their palm branches blessed in Plaza de la Quintana; and attend Stational Mass, presided by the Archbishop of Santiago, at noon.
Venue
Location
Start date
01/04/2007
End date
01/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Holy Week Procession of 'La Cofradía de Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno y la Santísima Virgen de los Dolores'
Start date
03/04/2007
End date
03/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Holy Chrismal Mass, presided by the Archbishop of Santiago and featuring the consecration of the Holy Oils (for christenings and anointing the sick) and the Holy Chrism, perfumed oil representing the Holy Spirit.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
03/04/2007
End date
03/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Holy Week Procession of 'La Cofradía de Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno y la Santísima Virgen de los Dolores'
Start date
04/04/2007
End date
04/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Holy Week Procession of 'La Cofradía de Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno y la Santísima Virgen de los Dolores'
Start date
04/04/2007
End date
04/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Holy Week Procession of 'La Cofradía de Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno y la Santísima Virgen de los Dolores'
Start date
05/04/2007
End date
05/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Holy Week Procession of 'La Cofradía de Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno y la Santísima Virgen de los Dolores'
Venue
Location
Start date
05/04/2007
End date
05/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
The Thursday before Easter Sunday commemorates Jesus' Last Supper with his apostles. Today's offices feature the washing of the feet, in remembrance of the example Jesus set with his apostles.
Start date
05/04/2007
End date
05/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Catholics celebrate penance after Jesus was betrayed.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
05/04/2007
End date
05/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Mass in remembrance of Jesus' last supper with his apostles.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
05/04/2007
End date
05/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Holy Week Procession of 'La Cofradía de Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno y la Santísima Virgen de los Dolores'
Start date
06/04/2007
End date
06/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Holy Week Procession of 'La Cofradía de Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno y la Santísima Virgen de los Dolores'
Venue
Location
Start date
06/04/2007
End date
06/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Holy Week Procession of 'La Cofradía de Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno y la Santísima Virgen de los Dolores'
Start date
06/04/2007
End date
06/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Holy Week Procession of 'La Cofradía de Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno y la Santísima Virgen de los Dolores'
Start date
06/04/2007
End date
06/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Holy Week Procession of 'La Cofradía de Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno y la Santísima Virgen de los Dolores'
Start date
06/04/2007
End date
06/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
The Catholic community commemorates, in a sober and solemn way, the Passion of Christ. The complete Passion account according to St. John is read and several processions of great artistic value are held in the city.
Start date
06/04/2007
End date
06/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Reading of the Passion of Christ according to St. John. The reading is divided into three voices: the presiding priest represents Jesus, another reader (called Sanhedrin) reads the parts of the other characters and a third one (called Chronicler) is the narrator.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
06/04/2007
End date
06/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Reading of the 'Sermon of Seven Words' by José María Díaz Fernández, Cathedral of Santiago archivist.
Start date
06/04/2007
End date
06/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Catholics celebrate penance after Jesus was betrayed.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
06/04/2007
End date
06/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Mass commemorating the Passion of Christ.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
06/04/2007
End date
06/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Holy Week Procession of 'La Cofradía de Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno y la Santísima Virgen de los Dolores'
Start date
07/04/2007
End date
07/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Holy Week Procession of 'La Cofradía de Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno y la Santísima Virgen de los Dolores'
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
15/04/2007
End date
15/04/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Santiago de Compostela's popular Virgen del Portal feast, featuring mass and a procession. This Virgin is attributed with miraculous healings. The main mass will be at 7.30 pm, followed by a procession.
Start date
08/09/2007
End date
08/09/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
The Church of Santa María do Sar´s outstanding Christmas crib will be on display until January 13.
Start date
20/12/2007
End date
13/01/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Annual offering to the apostle James to mark the time his remains were brought from Jaffa (Palestine) to the Galician port of Iria Flavia (Padrón) according to legend. The solemn mass will feature the presence of municipal, regional and state authorities.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
30/12/2007
End date
30/12/2007
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Opening speech to mark the beginning of Compostela´s Holy Week activities to commemorate Jesus´ Passion, death and resurrection.
Start date
08/03/2008
End date
08/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Compostela´s Holy Week begins with 14 processions and different liturgical services. Visitors and residents alike will also be able to enjoy a variety of music concerts included in the Contemplative Music Festival.
Start date
08/03/2008
End date
30/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
[Religious]
Procession featuring the Brotherhood of Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno y la Santísima Virgen de los Dolores and the municipal music band. ITINERARY: Praza de San Miguel dos Agros ' Rúa de Abril Ares ' Rúa das Campás de San Xoán ' Rúa da Acibechería ' Cathedral ' Praza das Praterías ' Rúa do Vilar ' Praza do Toural ' Rúa Nova ' Rúa da Conga ' Rúa do Preguntoiro ' Praza de Cervantes ' Rúa da Algalia de Arriba ' Praza de San Miguel dos Agros ' Church of San Miguel dos Agros
Start date
14/03/2008
End date
14/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Compostela´s faithful meets on Palm Sunday for the blessing of palms and Stational Mass at mid-day.
Venue
Location
Start date
16/03/2008
End date
16/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Stational Mass presided by the Archbishop of Santiago.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
16/03/2008
End date
16/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Procession featuring the brotherhoods of the Secular Franciscan Order. ITINERARY: Campiño de San Francisco ' Rúa de San Francisco ' Praza do Obradoiro ' Rúa de San Francisco ' Campiño de San Francisco.
Start date
16/03/2008
End date
16/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Procession featuring the Brotherhood of La Esperanza Hermandad de los Estudiantes. ITINERARY: Praza das Ánimas - Rúa das Casas Reais ' Praza de Cervantes ' Rúa do Preguntoiro ' Rúa da Caldeirería ' Rúa de Tras de Salomé ' Rúa Nova ' Praza do Toural ' Rúa das Orfas ' Rúa da Caldeirería ' Rúa do Preguntoiro ' Praza de Cervantes ' Rúa das Casas Reais ' Praza das Ánimas.
Start date
16/03/2008
End date
16/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Today is when Holy Week officially begins. This is the most intensive period within the Church, when the Passion, Death and Resurrection of Jesus Christ is commemorated.
Start date
16/03/2008
End date
16/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Chrismal Mass, presided by the Archbishop of Santiago, in which the Holy Oils and Holy Chrism are consecrated.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
18/03/2008
End date
18/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Procession featuring the Brotherhood of El Cristo de la Paciencia. ITINERARY: Convent of Madres Mercedarias ' Rúa Fonte de Santo Antonio ' Rúa das Orfas ' Praza do Toural ' Rúa do Vilar ' Praza das Praterías ' Cathedral.
Start date
18/03/2008
End date
18/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Procession commemorating the 14 Stations of the Cross. ITINERARY: Campiño de San Francisco ' Rúa de San Francisco ' Praza do Obradoiro ' Rúa de Fonseca ' Praza das Praterías ' Rúa da Conga ' Praza da Quintana ' Rúa da Conga ' Praza das Praterías ' Rúa de Fonseca ' Praza do Obradoiro.
Start date
19/03/2008
End date
19/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Procession featuring the Brotherhood of El Santísimo Cristo de la Misericordia Hermandad de los Estudiantes. ITINERARY: Rúa das Orfas ' Praza do Toural ' Rúa do Vilar ' Praza das Praterías ' Rúa de Xelmírez ' Rúa da Conga ' Rúa Nova ' Praza do Toural ' Rúa das Orfas.
Start date
19/03/2008
End date
19/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Procession featuring the Brotherhood of La Vera Cruz. ITINERARY: Campiño de San Francisco ' Praza do Obradoiro ' Praza das Praterías ' Rúa do Vilar ' Rúa Nova ' Rúa da Conga ' Praza das Praterías ' Praza do Obradoiro ' Campiño de San Francisco.
Start date
20/03/2008
End date
20/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Procession featuring the Brotherhood of Nuestro Padre Jesús Flagelado. ITINERARY: Praza de Santo Agostiño ' Cantón de San Bieito ' Praza de Cervantes ' Rúa da Algalia de Arriba ' Praza de San Miguel dos Agros ' Rúa de Abril Ares ' Rúa das Campás de San Xoán ' Rúa da Acibechería ' Rúa de Tras San Paio de Antealtares ' Rúa da Conga ' Rúa do Preguntoiro ' Rúa da Caldeirería ' Rúa das Orfas ' Praza do Toural ' Rúa do Vilar ' Rúa de Xelmírez ' Rúa da Conga ' Rúa do Preguntoiro ' Praza de Cervantes ' Cantón de San Bieito ' Praza de Santo Agostiño.
Start date
20/03/2008
End date
20/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Catholics celebrate penance after Jesus´betrayal.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
20/03/2008
End date
20/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Following Catholic tradition, the Holy Mass of the Lord´s Supper is held on Holy Thursday.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
20/03/2008
End date
20/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
On Holy Thursday, Catholics commemorate Jesus´ Last Supper with his apostles.
Start date
20/03/2008
End date
20/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Procession featuring the Brotherhood of Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno y la Santísima Virgen de los Dolores. ITINERARY: Praza da Quintana (Sermón del Encuentro) ' Rúa da Conga ' Praza das Praterías ' Rúa do Vilar ' Praza do Toural ' Rúa Nova ' Rúa da Conga ' Rúa do Preguntoiro ' Praza de Cervantes ' Rúa da Algalia de Arriba ' Rúa de San Roque ' Rúa do Hospitaliño ' Praza de San Martiño ' Praza de San Miguel dos Agros.
Start date
21/03/2008
End date
21/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Procession featuring the Brotherhood of Nuestra Señora de la Quinta Angustia. ITINERARY: Campo da Angustia ' Rúa do Rosario ' Rúa de Bonaval ' Porta do Camiño ' Rúa das Casas Reais ' Praza de Cervantes ' Rúa da Acibechería ' Rúa de Tras San Paio de Antealtares' Rúa da Conga ' Rúa do Preguntoiro ' Praza de Cervantes ' Rúa das Casas Reais ' Porta do Camiño ' Rúa de San Pedro ' Campo da Angustia.
Start date
21/03/2008
End date
21/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Procession featuring the Brotherhood of El Rosario. ITINERARY: Rúa de San Domingos de Bonaval ' Porta do Camiño ' Rúa das Casas Reais ' Praza de Cervantes ' Rúa da Acibechería ' Praza da Inmaculada ' Estación de Penitencia Cathedral ' Praza das Praterías ' Rúa do Vilar ' Praza do Toural ' Rúa Nova ' Rúa da Conga ' Rúa do Preguntoiro ' Praza de Cervantes ' Casas Reais ' Porta do Camiño ' Rúa de San Domingos de Bonaval.
Start date
21/03/2008
End date
21/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Procession featuring the Brotherhood of La Virgen de la Soledad. ITINERARY: Rúa Nova ' Praza do Toural ' Rúa do Vilar ' Praza das Praterías ' Rúa da Conga ' Preguntoiro ' Caldeirería ' Rúa das Orfas ' Rúa Nova.
Start date
21/03/2008
End date
21/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Office of Readings based on a Biblical theme.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
21/03/2008
End date
21/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Reading of the Sermon of El Encuentro by Reverend José Perea.
Venue
Location
Start date
21/03/2008
End date
21/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Catholics celebrate penance after Christ´s betrayal.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
21/03/2008
End date
21/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
The Cathedral houses the last liturgical service of Good Friday, commemorating Christ´s Passion.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
21/03/2008
End date
21/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
The Catholic community commemorates, in a sober and solemn way, the Passion of Christ. The complete Passion account according to St. John is read and several processions of great artistic value are held in the city.
Start date
21/03/2008
End date
21/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Procession featuring the Brotherhood of El Cristo de la Unción y Nuestra Señora de la Serenidad. ITINERARY: Rúa de Concepción Arenal ' Rúa da Fonte de San Antonio ' Rúa das Orfas ' Rúa Nova ' Praza das Praterías ' Rúa do Vilar ' Porta Faxeira ' Rúa da Senra ' Rúa de Concepción Arenal.
Start date
22/03/2008
End date
22/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Catholics meet in the Cathedral to attend the religious ceremony featuring the Sermon of La Soledad.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
22/03/2008
End date
22/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Stations of the Cross commemorating Jesus´way to Calvary.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
22/03/2008
End date
22/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
The Catholic Church celebrates a liturgy with the greatest solemnity, featuring a large candle that represents the Resurrected Christ.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
22/03/2008
End date
22/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
On Holy Saturday (formerly called Saturday of Glory), the Catholic Church commemorates Jesus in the tomb.
Start date
22/03/2008
End date
22/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Catholics celebrate Jesus´resurrection with a procession of shawns and the `botafumeiro´censer.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
23/03/2008
End date
23/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
The Cathedral houses the last liturgical service of Holy Week: Stational Mass, featuring an Apostolic blessing.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
23/03/2008
End date
23/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
The Holy Week reaches its climax with Easter Sunday, celebrating Jesus´resurrection.
Start date
23/03/2008
End date
23/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Procession featuring the Brotherhood of El Cristo de la Paciencia. ITINERARY: Cathedral - Praza das Praterías ' Rúa do Vilar ' Porta Faxeira ' Avenida de Xoán Carlos I ' Avenida de Rosalía de Castro ' Avenida de Vilagarcía ' Rúa de García Prieto ' Rúa de Sánchez Freire ' Church of A Mercé (Conxo).
Start date
30/03/2008
End date
30/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Traditional celebration of the so-called 'dominica in albis', the Sunday after Easter Sunday.
Start date
30/03/2008
End date
30/03/2008
Start hour
00:00
[Religious]
While the streets and shops light up for the arrival of the Three Wise Men, the city´s houses and monuments present their handcrafted cribs made of clay, wax and cardboard.
Start date
01/12/2008
End date
11/01/2009
Start hour
00:00
[Religious]
This year the Conxo Christmas crib reaches its 62nd anniversary with 35 square metres featuring more than a 1,000 bulbs, 535 figures and another 107 decorated pieces.
Start date
05/12/2008
End date
07/01/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
The universal nature of Christmas is reflected in the Granell Foundation´s Surrealist Christmas Crib featuring figures from different parts of the world: Portugal, Puerto Rico, Poland, Canada, India or Spain, among other places.
Venue
Location
Start date
16/12/2008
End date
07/01/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
For the fifth year in a row, the figures of the Pórtico de la Gloria will come to life in Ordo Prophetarum, a liturgical drama performed by the Actus Association.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
30/12/2008
End date
30/12/2008
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]

The arrival of spring coincides with Compostela´s Holy Week, a Catholic feast with deep roots in the Santiago area.

Start date
28/03/2009
End date
19/04/2010
Start hour
00:00
[Religious]
Compostela´s Holy Week begins with its traditional religious services. This year´s programme includes up to 14 processions as well as different liturgical services.
Start date
28/03/2009
End date
12/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
[Religious]
To mark the arrival of Holy Week, Compostela´s residents and visitors are invited to attend the opening speech. This special week celebrates Christ´s Passion, death and resurrection.
Start date
28/03/2009
End date
28/03/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Good Friday procession by the Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno y la Santísima Virgen de los Dolores brotherhood. ITINERARY:Praza de San Miguel dos Agros ' Rúa de Abril Ares ' Rúa das Campás de San Xoán ' Rúa da Acibechería ' Cathedral ' Praza das Praterías ' Rúa do Vilar ' Praza do Toural ' Rúa Nova ' Rúa da Conga ' Rúa do Preguntoiro ' Praza de Cervantes ' Rúa da Algalia de Arriba ' Praza de San Miguel dos Agros ' Church of San Miguel dos Agros
Start date
03/04/2009
End date
03/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Palm Sunday marks the official start of Holy Week, which celebrates Christ's Passion, death and resurrection.
Start date
05/04/2009
End date
05/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
The Archbishop of Santiago will say a Stational Mass.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
05/04/2009
End date
05/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
On Palm Sunday, the faithful gather to have their palms blessed and attend the Stational Mass featuring the Archbishop of Santiago.
Venue
Location
Start date
05/04/2009
End date
05/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Procession by the Esperanza Hermandad de los Estudiantes brotherhood. ITINERARY:Praza das Ánimas - Rúa das Casas Reais ' Praza de Cervantes ' Rúa do Preguntoiro ' Rúa da Caldeirería ' Rúa de Tras de Salomé ' Rúa Nova ' Praza do Toural ' Rúa das Orfas ' Rúa da Caldeirería ' Rúa do Preguntoiro ' Praza de Cervantes ' Rúa das Casas Reais ' Praza das Ánimas.
Start date
05/04/2009
End date
05/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Palm Sunday procession by brotherhoods belonging to the Order of St. Francis. ITINERARY: Campiño de San Francisco ' Rúa de San Francisco ' Praza do Obradoiro ' Rúa de San Francisco ' Campiño de San Francisco
Start date
05/04/2009
End date
05/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
The Humildad brotherhood, founded in 2008 by a group of Compostela youths, will parade around the old town for the first time. ITINERARY:Rúa Travesa - Casas Reais - Praza de Cervantes - Preguntoiro - Caldereiría -Orfas - Toural - Rúa do Vilar - Xelmírez - Conga - Preguntoiro - Praza de Cervantes - Casas Reais - Rúa Travesa.
Start date
06/04/2009
End date
06/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
The Archbishop of Santiago will say the Holy Chrism Mass, during which the Holy Oils will be consecrated.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
07/04/2009
End date
07/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Holy Tuesday procession by the Cristo de la Paciencia brotherhood. ITINERARY: Convent of Madres Mercedarias ' Rúa Fonte de Santo Antonio ' Rúa das Orfas ' Praza do Toural ' Rúa do Vilar ' Praza das Praterías ' Cathedral.
Start date
07/04/2009
End date
07/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Procession featuring the 14 stations of the cross, which commemorate Jesus´ path to Calvary. ITINERARY:Campiño de San Francisco ' Rúa de San Francisco ' Praza do Obradoiro ' Rúa de Fonseca ' Praza das Praterías ' Rúa da Conga ' Praza da Quintana ' Rúa da Conga ' Praza das Praterías ' Rúa de Fonseca ' Praza do Obradoiro.
Start date
08/04/2009
End date
08/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Holy Wednesday procession by the Santísimo Cristo de la Misericordia Hermandad de los Estudiantes brotherhood. ITINERARY:Rúa das Orfas ' Praza do Toural ' Rúa do Vilar ' Praza das Praterías ' Rúa de Xelmírez ' Rúa da Conga ' Rúa Nova ' Praza do Toural ' Rúa das Orfas.
Start date
08/04/2009
End date
08/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Last Supper procession by the Vera Cruz brotherhood. ITINERARY:Campiño de San Francisco ' Praza do Obradoiro ' Praza das Praterías ' Rúa do Vilar ' Rúa Nova ' Rúa da Conga ' Praza das Praterías ' Praza do Obradoiro ' Campiño de San Francisco.
Start date
09/04/2009
End date
09/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Holy Thursday procession featuring the 350 members of the Nuestro Padre Jesús Flagelado brotherhood. ITINERARY: Praza de Santo Agostiño ' Cantón de San Bieito ' Praza de Cervantes ' Rúa da Algalia de Arriba ' Praza de San Miguel dos Agros ' Rúa de Abril Ares ' Rúa das Campás de San Xoán ' Rúa da Acibechería ' Rúa de Tras San Paio de Antealtares ' Rúa da Conga ' Rúa do Preguntoiro ' Rúa da Caldeirería ' Rúa das Orfas ' Praza do Toural ' Rúa do Vilar ' Rúa de Xelmírez ' Rúa da Conga ' Rúa do Preguntoiro ' Praza de Cervantes ' Cantón de San Bieito ' Praza de Santo Agostiño.
Start date
09/04/2009
End date
09/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
According to Catholic tradition, the Lord´s Supper Mass is held on Holy Thursday to commemorate Jesus´ last supper with his disciples.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
09/04/2009
End date
09/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Catholics hold penitence after Christ´s betrayal.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
09/04/2009
End date
09/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Holy Thursday is the last Thursday before Easter Sunday and commemorates Jesus´ last supper with his apostles.
Start date
09/04/2009
End date
09/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Holy Burial procession featuring the Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno y la Santísima Virgen de los Dolores brotherhood. ITINERARY:Praza da Quintana (Sermón del Encuentro) ' Rúa da Conga ' Praza das Praterías ' Rúa do Vilar ' Praza do Toural ' Rúa Nova ' Rúa da Conga ' Rúa do Preguntoiro ' Praza de Cervantes ' Rúa da Algalia de Arriba ' Rúa de San Roque ' Rúa do Hospitaliño ' Praza de San Martiño ' Praza de San Miguel dos Agros.
Start date
10/04/2009
End date
10/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
The Cathedral hosts the last liturgical service on Good Friday: the mass commemorating Jesus´ Passion.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
10/04/2009
End date
10/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Catholics hold community penitence after Christ´s betrayal.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
10/04/2009
End date
10/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Procession through the old town by the Virgen de la Soledad brotherhood. ITINERARY:Rúa Nova ' Praza do Toural ' Rúa do Vilar ' Praza das Praterías ' Rúa da Conga ' Preguntoiro ' Calle Castro ' Praza da Universidade ' Cardenal Payá ' Orfas ' Toural ' Rúa Nova.
Start date
10/04/2009
End date
10/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
The Catholic community commemorates Christ´s Passion, featuring the reading of the Passion according to St. John and several processions.
Start date
10/04/2009
End date
10/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
The Cathedral hosts the Office of Readings centred on a Biblical theme.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
10/04/2009
End date
10/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Holy Burial procession featuring the 150 members of the Rosario brotherhood. ITINERARY: Rúa de San Domingos de Bonaval ' Porta do Camiño ' Rúa das Casas Reais ' Praza de Cervantes ' Rúa da Acibechería ' Praza da Inmaculada ' Penance Station, Cathedral ' Praza das Praterías ' Rúa do Vilar ' Praza do Toural ' Rúa Nova ' Rúa da Conga ' Rúa do Preguntoiro ' Praza de Cervantes ' Casas Reais ' Porta do Camiño ' Rúa de San Domingos de Bonaval.
Start date
10/04/2009
End date
10/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Procession through the old town by the Nuestra Señora de la Quinta Angustia brotherhood. ITINERARY:Campo da Angustia ' Rúa do Rosario ' Rúa de Bonaval ' Porta do Camiño ' Rúa das Casas Reais ' Praza de Cervantes ' Rúa da Acibechería ' Rúa de Tras San Paio de Antealtares' Rúa da Conga ' Rúa do Preguntoiro ' Praza de Cervantes ' Rúa das Casas Reais ' Porta do Camiño ' Rúa de San Pedro ' Campo da Angustia.
Start date
10/04/2009
End date
10/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Holy Saturday procession by the Cristo de la Unción y Nuestra Señora de la Serenidad brotherhood. ITINERARY:Rúa de Concepción Arenal ' Rúa da Fonte de San Antonio ' Rúa das Orfas ' Rúa Nova ' Praza das Praterías ' Rúa do Vilar ' Porta Faxeira ' Rúa da Senra ' Rúa de Concepción Arenal.
Start date
11/04/2009
End date
11/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
On Holy Saturday, the Catholic Church commemorates Jesus in his grave.
Start date
11/04/2009
End date
11/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
Holy Saturday features the Stations of the Cross, which commemorate Jesus´path to Calvary.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
11/04/2009
End date
11/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
The Catholic Church holds a solemn Easter Vigil, featuring the lighting of candles, Old Testament readings and hymns.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
11/04/2009
End date
11/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
After the solemn `Procesión de la Soledad´ on Good Friday, Catholics gather in the Cathedral to listen to the so-called `Sermón de la Soledad´, which usually ends with a hymn dedicated to Mary.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
11/04/2009
End date
11/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
The Holy Week comes to an end with one of the most important celebrations for Catholics: the day of Jesus´ resurrection.
Start date
12/04/2009
End date
12/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
The Cathedral hosts the final liturgical service of Holy Week: a Holy Stational Mass with Apostolic blessing.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
12/04/2009
End date
12/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
The Catholic Church celebrates Christ´s resurrection with a procession featuring `chirimías´ (wind music instruments) and the giant `botafumeiro´ censer.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
12/04/2009
End date
12/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
The second Sunday of Easter is traditionally called Dominica in albis, which is called after the white garment given to newly Christened infants.
Start date
19/04/2009
End date
19/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
[Religious]
On the second Sunday of Easter, called Dominica in albis, the Cristo de la Paciencia brotherhood brings the Holy Week to an end with a second procession. ITINERARY: Cathedral - Praza das Praterías ' Rúa do Vilar ' Porta Faxeira ' Avenida de Xoán Carlos I ' Avenida de Rosalía de Castro ' Avenida de Vilagarcía ' Rúa de García Prieto ' Rúa de Sánchez Freire ' Church of A Mercé (Conxo).
Start date
19/04/2009
End date
19/04/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
[Religious]
The traditional Conxo Nativity Scene, which started in 1946, opens its doors to Compostela's residents and visitors, who can admire its more than 20 Bible scenes and 53 moving pieces.
Start date
05/12/2009
End date
10/01/2010
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Compostela's Obradoiro Square features a Nativity Scene with 27 life-size figures from the Italian city of Umbria. It will open to residents and visitors alike for a month.
Start date
17/12/2009
End date
06/01/2009
Start hour
00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Like every December 30, Santiago Cathedral hosts a solemn mass commemorating the bringing of the Apostle James' remains to the Cathedral, featuring the participation of municipal, regional and state authorities.
Venue
Catedral de Santiago
Location
Start date
30/12/2009
End date
30/12/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
The famous Greccio Nativity presents a completely free theatre and music show this evening in the Church of San Martín Pinario, featuring six scenes based on St. Francis' first Nativity in Greccio.
Venue
Location
Start date
30/12/2009
End date
30/12/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Religious]
Praza da Quintana hosts this afternoon the opening of the Cathedral's Holy Door, featuring the participation of the Archbishop of Santiago.
Venue
Location
Start date
31/12/2009
End date
31/12/2009
Start hour
00:00
Schedule
00:00:00
Free
1
[Music]

Start date
08/05/2010
End date
08/05/2010
Start hour
20:30
[Music]
Start date
08/05/2010
End date
29/05/2010
Start hour
20:30
[Religious]

Start date
03/10/2010
End date
03/10/2010
Start hour
12:00
[Religious]

Start date
06/11/2010
End date
06/11/2010
[Religious]

Start date
09/04/2011
End date
09/04/2011
Start hour
20:00
[Religious]

Start date
15/04/2011
End date
01/05/2011
[Religious]

Start date
15/04/2011
End date
15/04/2011
Start hour
21:00
[Religious]

Start date
17/04/2011
End date
17/04/2011
Start hour
10:00
[Religious]

Start date
17/04/2011
End date
17/04/2011
Start hour
11:00
[Religious]

Venue
Plaza Quintana
Location
Praza da Quintana de Vivos, 1, Santiago de Compostela, 15782
Start date
17/04/2011
End date
17/04/2011
Start hour
11:30
[Religious]

Venue
Catedral
Location
Praza do Obradoiro
Start date
17/04/2011
End date
17/04/2011
Start hour
12:00
[Religious]

Start date
17/04/2011
End date
17/04/2011
Start hour
18:00
[Religious]

Start date
18/04/2011
End date
18/04/2011
Start hour
21:30
[Religious]

Venue
Catedral
Location
Praza do Obradoiro
Start date
19/04/2011
End date
19/04/2011
Start hour
12:00
[Religious]

Start date
19/04/2011
End date
19/04/2011
Start hour
21:00
[Religious]

Start date
20/04/2011
End date
20/04/2011
Start hour
19:30
[Religious]

Start date
20/04/2011
End date
20/04/2011
Start hour
23:30
[Religious]

Start date
21/04/2011
End date
21/04/2011
Start hour
09:00
[Religious]

Venue
Catedral
Location
Praza do Obradoiro
Start date
21/04/2011
End date
21/04/2011
Start hour
12:00
[Religious]

Venue
Catedral
Location
Praza do Obradoiro
Start date
21/04/2011
End date
23/04/2011
Start hour
12:00
[Religious]

Venue
Catedral
Location
Praza do Obradoiro
Start date
21/04/2011
End date
21/04/2011
Start hour
18:00
[Religious]

Start date
21/04/2011
End date
21/04/2011
Start hour
19:30
[Religious]

Start date
21/04/2011
End date
21/04/2011
Start hour
23:30
[Religious]

Start date
22/04/2011
End date
22/04/2011
[Religious]

Venue
Catedral
Location
Praza do Obradoiro
Start date
22/04/2011
End date
22/04/2011
Start hour
10:00
[Religious]
Start date
22/04/2011
End date
22/04/2011
Start hour
11:00
[Religious]

Venue
Catedral
Location
Praza do Obradoiro
Start date
22/04/2011
End date
22/04/2011
Start hour
12:00
[Religious]

Venue
Iglesia de As Ánimas
Location
Ruela de Ánimas, s/n, Santiago de Compostela, 15704
Start date
22/04/2011
End date
22/04/2011
Start hour
12:00
[Religious]

Venue
Catedral
Location
Praza do Obradoiro
Start date
22/04/2011
End date
22/04/2011
Start hour
18:00
[Religious]

Start date
22/04/2011
End date
22/04/2011
Start hour
18:00
[Religious]
Start date
22/04/2011
End date
22/04/2011
Start hour
20:00
[Religious]

Start date
22/04/2011
End date
22/04/2011
Start hour
23:00
[Religious]

Start date
23/04/2011
End date
23/04/2011
[Religious]

Venue
Catedral
Location
Praza do Obradoiro
Start date
23/04/2011
End date
23/04/2011
Start hour
16:00
[Religious]

Venue
Catedral
Location
Praza do Obradoiro
Start date
23/04/2011
End date
23/04/2011
Start hour
17:30
[Religious]

Start date
23/04/2011
End date
23/04/2011
Start hour
20:00
[Religious]

Venue
Catedral
Location
Praza do Obradoiro
Start date
23/04/2011
End date
23/04/2011
Start hour
23:00
[Religious]

Start date
24/04/2011
End date
24/04/2011
[Religious]

Venue
Catedral
Location
Praza do Obradoiro
Start date
24/04/2011
End date
24/04/2011
Start hour
09:45
[Religious]

Venue
Catedral
Location
Praza do Obradoiro
Start date
24/04/2011
End date
24/04/2011
Start hour
10:00
[Religious]

Start date
24/04/2011
End date
24/04/2011
Start hour
18:30
[Religious]
Start date
01/05/2011
End date
01/05/2011
Start hour
11:00
[Religious]
Venue
Catedral
Location
Praza do Obradoiro
Start date
06/05/2011
End date
06/05/2011
Start hour
20:00
[Religious]

Venue
Catedral
Location
Praza do Obradoiro
Start date
07/05/2011
End date
07/05/2011
Start hour
11:30
[Religious]
Venue
Catedral
Location
Praza do Obradoiro
Start date
25/07/2011
End date
25/07/2011
Start hour
10:00
[Religious]

Venue
Colegiata Santa María a Real do Sar
Location
Calle de Sar, Santiago de Compostela, 15702
Start date
19/12/2011
End date
08/01/2012
Start hour
10:00
[Religious]

Start date
30/03/2012
End date
15/04/2012
[Religious]
Venue
Iglesia de San Miguel dos Agros
Location
Praza de San Miguel, s/n
Start date
30/03/2012
End date
30/03/2012
Start hour
21:00
[Religious]
Venue
Convento e Iglesia de San Francisco
Location
Rúa do Campiño de San Francisco 3, Santiago de Compostela, 15704
Start date
01/04/2012
End date
01/04/2012
Start hour
11:00
[Religious]
Venue
Plaza Quintana
Location
Praza da Quintana de Vivos, 1, Santiago de Compostela, 15782
Start date
01/04/2012
End date
01/04/2012
Start hour
11:30
[Religious]

Venue
Iglesia de As Ánimas
Location
Ruela de Ánimas, s/n, Santiago de Compostela, 15704
Start date
01/04/2012
End date
01/04/2012
Start hour
18:00
[Religious]
Venue
Iglesia de Santa María do Camiño
Location
Travesa, 20
Start date
02/04/2012
End date
02/04/2012
Start hour
21:30
[Religious]
Venue
Catedral
Location
Praza do Obradoiro
Start date
03/04/2012
End date
03/04/2012
Start hour
12:00
[Religious]

Venue
Convento e Iglesia de las Madres Mercedarias
Location
Rúa Tránsito da Mercé,1
Start date
03/04/2012
End date
03/04/2012
Start hour
21:00
[Religious]
Venue
Convento e Iglesia de San Francisco
Location
Rúa do Campiño de San Francisco 3, Santiago de Compostela, 15704
Start date
04/04/2012
End date
04/04/2012
Start hour
19:30
[Religious]
Venue
Convento, Iglesia y Colegio de las Huérfanas
Location
Rúa das Orfas, 5
Start date
04/04/2012
End date
04/04/2012
Start hour
23:00
[Religious]

Start date
05/04/2012
End date
05/04/2012
[Religious]

Venue
Catedral
Location
Praza do Obradoiro
Start date
05/04/2012
End date
05/04/2012
Start hour
12:00
[Religious]

Venue
Catedral
Location
Praza do Obradoiro
Start date
05/04/2012
End date
05/04/2012
Start hour
18:00
[Religious]
Venue
Convento e Iglesia de San Francisco
Location
Rúa do Campiño de San Francisco 3, Santiago de Compostela, 15704
Start date
05/04/2012
End date
05/04/2012
Start hour
19:00
[Religious]
Venue
Convento e Iglesia de Santo Agostiño
Location
Rúa Santo Agostiño, 2
Start date
05/04/2012
End date
05/04/2012
Start hour
23:30
[Religious]
Start date
06/04/2012
End date
06/04/2012
[Religious]
Venue
Iglesia de San Miguel dos Agros
Location
Praza de San Miguel, s/n
Start date
06/04/2012
End date
06/04/2012
Start hour
11:00
[Religious]

Venue
Catedral
Location
Praza do Obradoiro
Start date
06/04/2012
End date
06/04/2012
Start hour
12:00
[Religious]

Venue
Iglesia de As Ánimas
Location
Ruela de Ánimas, s/n, Santiago de Compostela, 15704
Start date
06/04/2012
End date
06/04/2012
Start hour
12:00
[Religious]
Venue
Iglesia da Nosa Señora da Angustia
Location
Campo da Angustia, s/n.
Start date
06/04/2012
End date
06/04/2012
Start hour
18:00
[Religious]
Venue
Catedral
Location
Praza do Obradoiro
Start date
06/04/2012
End date
06/04/2012
Start hour
18:00
[Religious]
Venue
Iglesia y Convento de San Domingos de Bonaval
Location
Campo de San Domingos de Bonaval, Santiago de Compostela
Start date
06/04/2012
End date
06/04/2012
Start hour
20:00
[Religious]
Venue
Iglesia de Santa María Salomé
Location
Rúa Nova, 31
Start date
06/04/2012
End date
06/04/2012
Start hour
23:00
[Religious]
Start date
07/04/2012
End date
07/04/2012
[Religious]

Venue
Colegiata Santa María a Real do Sar
Location
Calle de Sar, Santiago de Compostela, 15702
Start date
07/04/2012
End date
07/04/2012
Start hour
10:30
[Religious]
Venue
Catedral
Location
Praza do Obradoiro
Start date
07/04/2012
End date
07/04/2012
Start hour
18:00
[Religious]

Venue
Catedral
Location
Praza do Obradoiro
Start date
07/04/2012
End date
07/04/2012
Start hour
22:00