easter in italy pasqua in italia

Download Easter  in  Italy Pasqua in Italia

Post on 23-Feb-2016




1 download

Embed Size (px)


Easter in Italy Pasqua in Italia. EASTER IN ITALY PASQUA IN ITALIA. Pasqua , Pesach , Pascha. Pascha comes from ancient greek : Pascho =to suffer But also from Aramaic : Pesach = Passage Latin: pascha Italian : Pasqua. Monastery of Novalesa in springtime - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


Easter in Italy Pasqua in Italia

Easter in ItalyPasqua in Italia


PASQUA IN ITALIAPasqua, Pesach, Pascha

Pascha comes from ancient greek:Pascho =to suffer

But also fromAramaic:Pesach =Passage

Latin: pascha Italian: Pasqua

Monastery of Novalesa in springtimeTurin Alps 800 d.C.The Holy WeekLa Settimana SantaIn Italy we celebrate the Holy Week, the last week of Lent, between the Palms Sunday and Easter Eve.

Easter is a moveable feast and the Easter Sunday is the first Sunday following full moon on or after the spring equinox.

Palm Sunday Domenica delle PalmeIts the last Sunday before Easter. It commemorates Jesustriumphal entry in Jerusalem.

In Italy we celebrate it with processions of worshipers carrying blessed palms or olive branches.

These are then placed at the entrance of houses or above beds until the following years Palm Sunday

The Holy Thursday Gioved SantoMissa in cena Domini

The Mass of the Lords Supperis celebrated on the evening andcommemorates the Last Supperof Jesus with his disciples.

It inaugurates the Easter Triduum,3 days which recall the Passion,Death and Resurrection of the Christ.

Colour: white

During the Mass, the priest washes the feet of 12 people, as many as the apostles

Perugino The Last Supper,Convento S.Onofrio Foligno 1494


Leonardo Last SupperChiesa si Santa Maria delle Grazie Milan 1494

Good Friday Venerd SantoOn Holy Friday, Catholics recall the passion and crucifixionof Jesus.

Every Italian town organises its own holy representation of the Via Crucis, with the stationsof the Cross.

During the Mass, people venerates the Crucifix by kissing the feet.

Colour: red, as the bloodof Jesus

TORINO 2013Via Crucis in Sordevolo (Biella)http://www.passionedicristo.org/en/gallery/passione-sordevolo

Giotto, Scrovegni Chapel, Padua 1305

Mantegna, 1457 Louvre, Paris

Lotto , Monte San Giusto 1531

Reni , S.Lorenzo in Lucina, Rome 1669

Tiepolo, Chiesa San Martino, Burano (VE)1727THE PASSION IN ITALIAN ARTEaster Eve and Easter SundayVeglia pasqualeThe resurrection of Jesus is celebrated with a Vigil service after nightfall: the most touching moment is the ceremony of Fire, when the Church is completely dark and, then, enlightened by the candles of the worshipers.

Colour: white and gold

Easter Monday Pasquetta

Its also called Luned dellAngelo (Angels Monday), when the Angel appeared to the women near the grave of Jesus.

We celebrate it with family and friends going outside the town for pic-nics and short trips

L AgnelloThe Easter Lamb

Raffaello Sacra Famiglia dellAgnello 1507

La ColombaThe Easter Dove

Piero della Francesca Battesimo di Cristo 1440 caMosaico RavennaLUovoThe Easter Egg

Piero della Francesca, Pala Montefeltro, Milano, 1472

Wooden Madonna,Collegiata of Alatri, XII century

Wesoich Swiat Wielkanocnych SSTA NA CScAHAPPY EASTERGledilega PaskaBuona Pasqua


View more >