Good Friday

Wednesday, March 31, 2010
Posted in: April Rio Events

On the first day of the month, “Good Friday” is about fasting and abstinence for many of the Christians. The ceremony for the event will be held at the San Sebastian Cathedral and will start at 3 PM with a commemorative liturgy that will celebrate the passion and death of Christ. At 5 30 pm, after the ceremony has ended, the faithful accompany the Procession of the Dead Lord, headed by the Archbishop of Rio de Janeiro Dom Orani Tempesta, who will bear the Holy Fragment of the Cross.

The Church of Our Lady of Copacabana will hold a Procession of the Dead Lord passing through to the streets to the sound of drums, with the Roman soldiers leading the way with the chant of Veronica, Our Lady of Dolors and the Dead Christ at 8 pm.

A related event will be held on 2nd of the month, “Passion of Christ under the Lapa Arces” is about a drama presentation of passion of Christ portrays which will emphasize the most important events in the life of Christ.