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Semana Santa - Lent and Easter Week 2017 in Calpe
Semana Santa - Lent and Easter Week 2017 in Calpe
Event Date: March - 16th April 2017
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Venue: Various locations in Calpe - see individual dates for locations
Event Type: Local Fiestas
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Easter Week 2017 in Calpe | Semana Santa in Calpe | Calpe Fiestas 2017 | Calpe Online 24

What is Santa Semana?

Santa Semana - or Holy Week - is the name for Easter Week in Spain.

Santa Semana is an important event, celebrated across Spain, with processions that depict "The Passion of the Christ".




Programme 2017


Church Ntra. Sra. de las Nieves:

Wednesday, 1st March 2017: Ash Wednesday
20:00h   Mass

Thursday, 2nd March 2017: Novena al Cristo del Sudor
19:00h   Novena
19:30h   Mass

Saturday, 4th March 2017: Mass for Cofradías and Hermandades
19:30h   Mass

Friday, 10th March 2017: Celebration of Cristo de Marzo
19:30h  Mass and Vía crucis through the historic centre

Saturday, 11th March 2017 - Brotherhood of Silence
19:00h   Mass and Oath of Silence, Location Church La Merced

Sunday, 12th March 2017:
Mass for Cofradías and Hermandades
12:00h   Mass of partnership, Location Church La Merced

Friday, 17th March 2017: Vía Crucis at Paseo Marítimo
21:00h   Beginning at the Port, end with "besapiés" at the Church Sra. de las Nieves

Saturday, 18th March 2017: Hermandad del Cristo de los Gitanos "El Poderoso"
19:30h   Mass and blessing of medals

Saturday, 25th March 2017: Cofradía de Jesús Nazareno
19:30h   Mass, blessing of the new Cruz de Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno and presentation of new cofrades

Saturday, 1st April 2017: Opening of Semana Santa
20:15h   Opening speech by D. Rafael García Cabrera

Friday, 7th April 2017 - Virgen de los Dolores
07:00h   Rosario de la Aurora (dawn rosary) and Mass
19:30h   Solemn Mass Virgen de los Dolores and San José
20:30h   Procession *

Sunday, 9th April 2017 - Palm Sunday (Domingo de Ramos)
10:00h   Mass
11:00h   Blessing of branches at Ermita del Salvador, Procession to the Church and Holy Mass

Monday, 10th April 2017 - Holy Monday
19:30h   Holy Mass. Celebration of penance

Tuesday, 11th April 2017 - Holy Tuesday
19:30h   Mass
21:00h   Procession of Brotherhood “Del Cristo de los Gitanos El Poderoso”

Wednesday, 12th April 2017 - Holy Wednesday
19:30h   Holy Mass
21:00h   Procession of "Cristo de Las Tres Caídas"

Thursday, 13th April 2017 - Holy Thursday
18:00h   Mass
19:30h   Mass of the Lord's Supper
21:00h   Procession of Brotherhood “Nuestro Padre Jesús Nazareno”
00:00h   Procession of the Brotherhood of Silence

Friday, 14th April 2017 - Holy Friday
09:00h   Way of the Cross to the Chapel of El Salvador
18:00h   Official Celebrations of Holy Friday
20:00h   Holy Burial Procession *

Saturday, 15th April 2017 - Holy Saturday
23:00h   Easter Vigil.
             Start at the Church Cemetery, subsequent departure to the church. Celebration of Easter.

Sunday, 16 April 2017 - Easter Sunday
10:00h   Holy Mass
11:00h   Procession of the Holy Encounter starting from the Plaza del Salvador to the Church
              and Resurrection Mass
12:00h   Easter Mass
19:30h   Holy Mass


Church Ntra. Sra. de la Merced

Wednesday, 1st March 2017: Ash Wednesday
19:00h   Mass

Saturday, 11th March 2017: Brotherhood of Silence
19:00h   Mass and oath of silence

Sunday, 12th March 2017: Mass for Cofradías and Hermandades
12:00h   Mass

Friday, 17th March 2017: Vía Crucis at Paseo Marítimo
21:00h   Beginning at the Port, end with "besapiés" at the Church Sra. de las Nieves

Monday, 20th March 2017
19:00h   Mass of San José

Saturday, 25th March 2017: The announcement of the Lord
09:30h   Mass
19:00h   Mass

Thursday, 6th April 2017 - Celebration of forgiveness
20:30h   Community celebration

Friday, 7th April 2017: Virgen de los Dolores
19:00h   Mass

Saturday, 8th April 2017
19:00h   Mass

Sunday, 9th April 2017 - Palm Sunday

09:30h   Mass
11:30h   Blessing of branches at La Vallesa and procession
12:00h   Holy Mass

Monday, 10th April 2017 - Holy Monday
19:00h   Mass

Tuesday, 11th April 2017 - Holy Tuesday

09:30h   Mass

Wednesday, 12th April 2017 - Holy Wednesday
19:00h   Mass

Thursday, 13th April 2017 - Holy Thursday
19:00h   Mass of the Lord's Supper
22:00h   Holy Hour

Friday, 14th April 2017 - Holy Friday
12:00h   Way of the Cross
17:00h   Official Celebrations of Holy Friday

Saturday, 15th April 2017 - Holy Saturday
22:00h   Easter Vigil

Sunday, 16th April 2017 - Easter Sunday
09:30h   Mass
12:00h   Resurrection Mass


* NOTE: All those who wish may accompany the Virgin properly dressed in a suit and black blanket.



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