Holy Week Schedule in Cusco

Holy Week in Cusco is expected with joy given the devotion of its people. This religious commemoration will be from April 9th to the 16th.

Here is the religious program for Holy Week:

Holy week 2017

Basilica Cathedral Cusco

Missionary week

The week prior to Holy Week

From the 2nd to the 8th of April

5:30 am – Catechesis and Holy Mass in Quechua
6:30 pm – Holy Rosary and Holy Mass in Spanish

Palm Sunday, April 9th
Blessing of branches, procession and eucharistic blessing
5:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m.

Holy Monday, April 10th

Mass of communion

Time from 6:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m.

1:45 pm – Homily of the Archbishop
2:00 pm – Procession of the Lord of Temblors

Holy Tuesday, April 11th

8:00 am – Penitential Celebration – Holy Family
10:00 am – Chrism Mass with the attendance of all priests
Paschal Triduum

Holy Thursday – April 13th

4:00 pm – Mass of the Lord
Procession of the Holy Sacrament towards the monument
(Temple of the Sacred Family)

Good Friday – April 14th

3:00 pm – Celebration of the Passion of the Lord

5:00 pm – Procession of the Holy Sepulcher – Temple of Mercy

Sabbath of Glory – April 15th

7:00 pm – Celebration of the Easter Vigil (Christening Day)

Easter Sunday – April 16th

5:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. – Easter Masses of Resurrection

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