La Fête Dieu Fribourg June 15 2017

FETE-DIEU FRIBOURG

This is a very important event in the Swiss Catholic Cantons.

The Feast of Corpus Christi, which is a moveable feast, is celebrated on the Thursday after Trinity Sunday i.e. the 60th day following Easter.

At the end of the Mass, there is a huge procession of the Blessed Sacrament, followed by a Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament.

The procession starts around 10h30 (to be confirmed)

Route : rue Joseph-Piller, rue de l’Hôpital, place Georges-Python, Benediction of the Blessed Sacrament at the Old Post Office, route des Alpes, route du Pont-Muré, rue Saint-Nicolas, and finally ending up in front of the cathedral Saint Nicolas where prayers are conducted by the Bishop.

more information - external link: http://www.fete-dieu.ch/fr.html

Photos from 2011

 

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