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DESCRIPTIONEaster 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
EASTER IN ITALY
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.
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