Eastertide at the Sagrada Família - Eastertide at the Sagrada Família
From 2 to 17 April 2022, the Basilica will host its Easter Concert, Palm Sunday Mass, palm-frond workshop and liturgical celebrations
On 2 April, the Basilica hosted its Easter Concert.
The Sagrada Família invited citizens to attend. A total of 800 winners were drawn from the entries received between 17 March at 10:00 am and 24 March at 10:00 am to enjoy this yearly event.
This time, Orquestra Simfònica del Vallès, with over 35 musicians, and Cor de Cambra de Granollers performed Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart’s Requiem, the last piece he composed, in 1791.
The concert was part of the special Easter programming organised by the Sagrada Família.
This concert was made possible in part thanks to Samsung Electronics Iberia.
PALM SUNDAY MASS
On 10 April, the Sagrada Família once again celebrated Palm Sunday with the blessing of palm fronds followed by mass.
The ceremony began inside the Basilica at 12 noon, followed by the blessing of the palm fronds inside and, at approximately 12:15 pm, the blessing of the palm fronds outside the Temple.
After this was finished, mass began inside the Basilica, officiated this year by Mons. Sergi Gordo, Auxiliary Bishop of Barcelona.
The festivities were part of the special Easter programming organised by the Sagrada Família.
EASTER WORKSHOP: “CREATE YOUR PALM AS A FAMILY”
The workshop included a tour that focuses especially on the Passion façade, a game of discovery with challenges for the whole family to solve, and then a workshop where the little ones had made their own palm frond.
14 APRIL - MAUNDY THURSDAY 8:00 pm - There was a mass celebrating the Lord's Last Supper, officiated by Mons. Javier Vilanova, auxiliary bishop of Barcelona. After mass, the Holy Sacrament was transferred in procession to the crypt for the adoration of the faithful. The crypt remained open until 11 pm.
15 April - GOOD FRIDAY
Prayer in front of the monument
The crypt remained open from 9 am to 6 pm for the faithful who wished to pray before the Holy Sacrament.
6:30 pm - Celebration of the Lord's death
Celebration of the Lord's death and veneration of the cross. It was officiated by Mons. Javier Vilanova, auxiliary bishop of Barcelona.
9:00 pm - Via Crucis on the Passion façade
Via Crucis prayer in front of the Passion façade, officiated by Mons. Javier Vilanova, auxiliary bishop of Barcelona.
16 APRIL - EASTER VIGIL 9:00 pm - Celebration of the Easter Vigil Mass. Officiated this year by Mons. Sergi Gordo, auxiliary bishop of Barcelona.
More information about the parish masses HERE.