Posts Tagged ‘religious events’

St George’s Day 2012

Wednesday, March 7, 2012

The Church of Saint Goncalo Garcia and Saint George celebrates St George’s Day with a Mass and a vigil to the saint. As is usual with saint’s days here, there is also a procession and stalls selling food, drink and religious items.

Posted in: April Rio Events, Rio de Janeiro Events

Tiradentes – Independence Martyr

Monday, March 21, 2011

This April, Rio will celebrate the Martyr of Independence (“the tooth puller”), who was hung back in 1972 for confessing his role in a rebel group that called for Brazil’s independence. The 21st of the month will be marked with civic ceremonies at the Tiradentes Palace.

Posted in: April Rio Events, Rio de Janeiro Events

St George’s Day

Monday, March 21, 2011

On April 23rd, 2011, the Church of Saint Goncalo Garcia and Saint George will celebrate St. George’s Day with a Mass and a vigil to the saint. Similar to other saint days celebrated in Rio de Janeiro, there is going to be a procession and stalls that will sell food, drinks as well as various [...]

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Holy Week

Monday, March 21, 2011

This April 2011 in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, the city will celebrate the Holy Week, where people will gather at the Metropolitan Cathedral. There is going to be a Mass on Maundy Thursday, the Passion of Christ along with a procession on Good Friday, Easter Vigil one day later and on Sunday, there is going [...]

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