Religious services for Easter at the Sagrada Família - Religious services for Easter at the Sagrada Família
On Maundy Thursday, Mons. Javier Vilanova, Auxiliary Bishop of Barcelona, led the celebration of the Lord’s Last Supper at the Sagrada Família, with washing of feet.
After the mass, the Holy Sacrament was transferred in procession to the crypt for the adoration of the faithful.
This year, the Commemoration of the Passion of Christ at the Basilica of the Sagrada Família on Good Friday was officiated by Mons. Sergi Gordo, Auxiliary Bishop of Barcelona.
After the mass, Mons. Sergi Gordo led the Via Crucis on the Passion façade.
On Saturday 8 April, Mons. David Abadías, Auxiliary Bishop of Barcelona, led the Easter Vigil at the Basilica of the Sagrada Família at 9:00 pm. This year it was possible to do the lighting of the Paschal candle with new fire and the blessing of the new water in front of the Nativity façade, which had to be stopped during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The international mass on Easter Sunday was led by the rector, Mons. Josep Maria Turull, bringing the religious celebrations for Easter Week to an end.