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Cities of the Cioeste prepare celebration for the holiday of Corpus Christi


Carpets extended for the streets downtown, masses, procession and Gastronomic fair will be part of the celebration for the holiday of Christi Corpus of the city of Pirapora do Bom Jesus, one of the main religious destinations of the State of São Paulo. The preparativeses for the party already are in final phase.

The programming of the event, that happens in this thursday (15/06), will have solemn masses in the Sanctuary Diocesan Mr. Bom Jesus, to 10h and 16h. After the religious ceremony of 16h,

The procession for the streets happens downtown, where beautiful carpets confectioned especially for the occasion will be made use.

To decorate the streets with carpets for the ticket of the procession – practical that it had beginning in the city of Ouro Preto, in Minas Gerais – became tradition in Pirapora do Bom Jesus, where the confection of carpets is carried through thanks to the participation of all the local community. The 50 produced colorful carpets, from diverse materials, will go to extend themselves for 650 meters for the ways of the city in this year.

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Another attraction that will mark the religious holiday in the São Paulo city will be the Fair Gastronomic Master Chef’ s, carried through for the room consecutive year. The fair will in such a way have typical foods of Brazil how much of other countries, as well as artisan wines and beers.

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Santana de Parnaíba

the celebrations during the holiday of Christi Corpus also happen in the city of Santana de Parnaíba, who, as well as Pirapora, has the carpet confection in the streets as tradition. In the city, the confection will have beginning from 6h of this fifth.

Moreover, masses will be celebrated in the First Church Saint Ana to 8h30, 10h30, 12h and 15h. The ceremony of 15h will be followed of a procession for the city.

Christi corpus

the Christi Corpus happens 60 days Passover after and has as purpose to celebrate the sacrament of the eucaristia, that represents the body and the blood of Jesus Christ. The celebration was instituted by Urban Pope IV, in the year of 1264.

The procession for public ways during the event takes care of to a recommendation of the Code of Canon law, that it determines that the bishop diocesan must provide it where will be possible so that the veneration to the eucaristia is testified public.

Photos: Rafael Pacheco

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