Holy Week: These are the religious events that will take place in Mazatlán

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The Catholic Church begins with Holy Week with Palm Sunday until Resurrection Sunday

Holy Week Stations of the Cross Mazatlan

MAZATLÁN.- Holy Week is about to begin, from Palm Sunday, April 2, to Easter Sunday, April 9, and on the occasion of those dates the Catholic Church prepares different activities.

In Semana Mayor, many families prepare to rest or travel with the intention of having fun, while others dedicate these days to reflect, attend spiritual retreats, cults, or religious ceremonies, as they are days about the life, death and resurrection of Christ.

The Bishop of the Diocese of Mazatlán, Mario Espinosa Contreras, invited people to leave their messy lives and selfishness and be more generous with their families, neighbors and the community in general.

“This Holy Week should be spent with the family, in the temples they are days of keeping on Holy days and the best way to do it and arrive free of sin, it is time to confess and be supportive,” he stressed.

Below, we present two calendars of activities for the Pascual Triduum of the Cathedral Basilica of the Immaculate Conception and the Parish of Santa María del Mar.

Cathedral

Palm Sunday, April 2, a tour will take place at 10:00 am leaving the Monument to the Pescador towards the Cathedral, it is also celebrated on the day of the Seminar.

Holy Thursday

7:30 a.m. Holy Mass

12:00 pm Holy Mass

6:00 p.m. Holy Eucharist at the Lord’s Supper

8:00 p.m. Chaplet of Mercy

10:00 p.m. General adoration vigil

Holy Friday

10:00 am Living Stations of the Cross

12:00 pm Internal Stations of the Cross in the cathedral

3:00 p.m. Solemn exercise of the seven words of Lord Jesus

5:00 p.m. Solemn liturgical office in the afternoon the death of the Lord

8:00 p.m. Solemn Rosary and Sermon of condolences to the Virgin Mary for the death of the Lord

Holy Saturday

7:00 p.m. Solemn Vigil for the Resurrection of the Lord

That night bring your candles (but with protective cardboard to  not to spill wax on the floor) and water for blessings, in memory of the new life of the risen Jesus.

Santa Maria del Mar Parish

Sunday

12:30 p.m. blessing of palms and mass

Holy Thursday

Lord’s Supper

5:30 p.m. Mass and Blessing of the Bread

Prayer on the Mount of Olives

Holy Friday

The Passion of the Lord Jesus

Stations of the Cross at 11:00 a.m.

3:00 p.m. Meditation on the last Seven Words of Jesus on the Cross

5:30 p.m. Liturgical Services

1.- Celebration of the Lord’s Passion

2.- Adoration to the Holy Cross

3.- Holy Communion

8:00 p.m. Prayer of the Holy Rosary

9:00 p.m. Procession of Silence

Holy Saturday and the Pascual Vigil

20:00 Mass

1. – skylight (blessing of fire)

2.- Liturgy of the Word

3.- Baptismal Liturgy (renewal of baptism)

3.- Eucharistic Liturgy

Blessing of water and religious images

Source: Punto MX