Holy Week is celebrated in Olhão until Easter Sunday, 21, with a series of religious actions.
The Parish of Our Lady of the Rosary, during the Easter Triduum, which begins tomorrow, Holy Thursday, celebrates the Evening Mass of the Lord's Supper at 10:00 pm in the Mother Church of Olhão.
On Holy Friday, April 19, at 3:00 p.m., the Passion of the Lord is celebrated and at 10:00 p.m. one of the highlights of these celebrations, which brings to Olhão many visitors, the Procession of the Burial of the Dead Lord, which it will cover the main streets of Baixa de Olhão and Avenida da República.
On April 20, Holy Saturday, the Paschal Vigil is held at 10:00 p.m.
On the 21st, Easter Sunday of the Lord's Resurrection, the Solemnity Mass begins at 10:30.
The celebrations of Holy Week count on the collaboration of the Municipality of Olhão, namely in the logistical support.
The Procession of Burial of the Dead Lord, on Saturday night, will force some traffic cuts, as can be seen in this link.
On the other hand, the municipality of Olhão reported that the services of the Chamber and the municipal companies AmbiOlhão and Fesnima will be closed on the afternoon of tomorrow, 18, Thursday Santa. The Single Balcony of the Municipality closes to the public at 11:30.
"Considering the traditions of this Easter season and the meaning of Holy Week in the Catholic tradition of Olhão, the president of the council, António Miguel Pina, determined to grant point tolerance to local officials. The services considered essential will nevertheless work, "the municipality said in a statement.