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Easter in Spoleto

Easter in Spoleto


In addition to the Easter Celebrations in the Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta, don't miss Monday 28th March at 18.00, at the Teatro Nuovo Giancarlo Menotti, the Easter concert, "Andrea Griminelli plays Ennio Morricone".

The celebrated flutist will be performing some of cinema's most beautiful music composed by the maestro: from "Nuovo Cinema Paradiso", "Giù la testa" ("Duck, You Sucker"), "Novecento", "Malena", as well as "L'Uccello dalle Piume di Cristallo"("The bird with the crystal plumage"), "C'era una volta il West" ("Once upon a time in the West") and "Mission".

Griminelli will be accompanied by Stefano Nanni on the piano and accordion, Luciano Zadro on the guitar and mandolin, Stefano Travaglini on the bass and double bass, Gianluca Nanni on drums and percussion.

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Easter Celebrations

Cathedral of Santa Maria Assunta

Archbishop of Spoleto-Norcia Renato Boccardo, Celebrant


20th March – Palm Sunday

11.30: Blessing of Palms and Mass

18.00: Spiritual Elevation "Il nome di Dio è misericordia" ("The name of God is Mercy") with the Coro Diocesano (Diocesan Choir) conducted by Maestro Alessandra Natalini


21st March – Holy Monday

21.00: Family Prayers


22nd March – Holy Tuesday

9.00 - 12.00: The Archbishop will be visiting the sick

15.00: Mass and Anointing of the Sick


23rd March – Holy Wednesday

18.00: Chrism Mass


24th March – Maundy Thursday

18.00: In coena Domini Mass

21.00 - 24.00: Eucharistic adoration animated by the pastoral workers of the "Pievania di S. Maria"

21.00 - 24.00: Eucharistic adoration of S. Gregory, S. Rita and of the Shrine of Our Lady of Loreto


25th March – Good Friday

8.30: Celebration of Lauds and Matins

9.00 - 12.00: The Archbishop and priests will be available for  Confessions

18.00: Celebration of the Passion of the Lord

21.00: Via Crucis around the town (Piazza del Mercato, Giro della  Rocca, Cathedral)


26th March – Holy Saturday

8.30: Celebration of Lauds and Matins

9.00 - 12.00: The Archbishop and priests will be available for  Confessions

22.30: Easter Vigil

27th March – Easter Sunday

11.30: Solemn Pontifical Mass


The Editors take no responsibility for any changes made to this programme.


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