OAXACA, Oaxaca. The 2022 Easter holidays are just around the corner, from April 10 to 17, Oaxaca offers you concerts, exhibitions, and a series of activities to enjoy with friends, your partner, or family.
Palm Sunday is celebrated on April 10, it will begin at 11:15 with the blessing of palms and procession, the appointment is in the Temple of San Felipe Neri (Av. Independecia) and at 12:00 noon the celebration will take place. Eucharist in the Cathedral of Oaxaca.
At 1:00 p.m., the blessing of the palms will also be held in the Santo Domingo de Guzmán temple and various temples in the city.
On Holy Tuesday (April 12), at 11:00 a.m., the Chrism Mass will be held, Pontifical Seminary of the Holy Cross.
At 7:00 p.m., the Solemn Procession of Banners will be held, with banners and reliquaries of the Most Holy Rosary of the Archdiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca, which will leave the Basilica of Our Lady of Solitude towards the Metropolitan Cathedral.
At 8:00 p.m., the members of the Maurice Ravel Choir, the Choir of the City of Oaxaca and the Institute of Historical Organs of Oaxaca will offer a concert of sacred choir and organ music.
Holy Wednesday; From April 13 to 15, from 9:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m., visitors will be able to appreciate the “Exhibition of Banners and Reliquaries”, in the Metropolitan Cathedral, a sample of the Most Holy Rosary of the Archdiocese of Antequera, Oaxaca.
At 7:00 p.m. this Wednesday from the Basilica de la Soledad, the procession of banners will leave, which will arrive at the Metropolitan Cathedral of Oaxaca, where Father Alejandro Rodríguez González will receive them, to be on display on April 13, 14 and 15 .
On Thursday, April 14, at 6:00 p.m., Oaxacans carry out the Visit to the Seven Houses, to commemorate the journey that Jesus made through the seven places where he was tried before his crucifixion, the Catholic flock for regular carries out this tour in the churches of the Historic Center.
On Friday, April 15, at 8:00 a.m., the Holy Way of the Cross will take place, with the departure of religious images from all the temples and parishes of the city, to reach the Metropolitan Cathedral.
At 4:00 p.m. in the metropolitan cathedral, the services of the Lord’s Passion will be held.
At 6:30 p.m., the Procession of Silence will take place, the appointment is in the temple of La Preciosa Sangre de Cristo, from there it begins, it will go through the streets of Macedonio Alcalá, Xólotl (Cruz de Piedra), García Vigil, Avenida Independencia, Macedonio Alcalá and will culminate in the temple of La Preciosa Sangre de Cristo, where it began.
At 8:00 p.m. in the Basilica of Our Lady of Solitude a rosary will be offered.
At 8:30 p.m. in this same place they will give the condolence sermon to the Virgin,
At 9:00 p.m., condolences and procession to the Virgen de la Soledad, patron saint of Oaxaca.
On Holy Saturday at 6:00 p.m., in the Cathedral and the temple of Santo Domingo de Guzmán: Glory Saturday will be held there will be the Blessing and celebration of the New Fire.
Finally, on Easter Sunday, the Resurrection Festival is held in the different temples of Oaxaca.
At 12 noon the Eucharistic celebration of the Solemnity of Resurrection will be held in the Metropolitan Cathedral.
At 7:00 p.m., in the temple of the Society of Jesus, the members of the Maurice Ravel Choir, the Choir of the City of Oaxaca, and the Oaxaca Philharmonic Orchestra will offer a concert of sacred music.
We remind you that the pandemic is not over yet, that we are at a green epidemic light, but we cannot let our guard down, remember to use a face mask, carry gel-alcohol, for activities to be carried out outdoors wear dark glasses, an umbrella, and stay hydrated and hydrated.
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