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Holy Week

from sunday 2 april 2023 to monday 10 april 2023 in Troia, Foggia


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Holy Week

ancient and evocative are the rites of Holy Week to Troy. From Holy Thursday to Easter Sunday, Troy lives a succession of events paraliturgiche whose origin dates back to the far 1702 at the behest of the bishop e.g. knights. On the evening of Holy Thursday the Confraternities of the Annunziata, the SS. Our Lady of Sorrows of SS. The sacrament and of St John of God, after the "Mass in Coena Domini", crossing in prayer the ancient historical center to reach the most important churches of the city. 10:00 Friday starting from the church of San Basilio Magno, 5 hooded men dressed with the sai Bianchi, barefoot and dragging large chains bound to the ankles, leave bringing on the shoulders heavy crosses. In this penitential procession, whose journey starts from San Basilio Magno along Via Roma and rises along the Corso Regina Margherita, the hooded come to pray before the Blessed Sacrament in some churches of the city. To 20:00 Friday has beginning from the square in front of the Cathedral the so-called "Procession of Mysteries", 5 groups wooden statuari whose original papier mâché eighteenth century are preserved in the Museum Diocesan Ecclesiastical. Every 25 years, on the occasion of the jubilee year, is carried in procession the Crocifisso del Frasa, dating back to 1709. On Easter Sunday at 18:00, the Procession of the Kiss. This ancient procession has perhaps originated from the tradition of Spanish religious or probably by the reports that have occurred during the transhumance with near Abruzzo. The statues of the Madonna and the Savior start respectively from the two churches opposite one to the beginning of the main course and the other at the end (San Domenico and San Francesco) to meet in the square in front of the Cathedral. They approach slowly and then retire twice. The third meeting, the statue of the Savior is made to bow at the feet of Our Lady for the final kiss, between the jubilation of the citizens and the sound of the band.

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B&B Residenza Collina dei Pini
The residence is situated on a hill at about 1.5 km from the coast of Vieste, on the Gargano.
Contrada Marchionna, 16, Vieste (Foggia)
4929.19 Kilometers from
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