Festa Pequena da Mãe Soberana
A traditional celebration in honor of the Sovereign MotherSun Apr 1st 2018 to Sun Apr 15th 2018
Algarve, Rua da Nossa Senhora da Piedade, LouléAlgarve https://www.myguidealgarve.com/events/festa-pequena-da-mae-soberana VISIT WEBSITE
Each year Loulé holds a celebratory festival in honor of the patron saint of the city, the Sovereign Mother, Our Lady of Mercy. This celebration is considered to be the largest religious festival south of Fatima.
The 'Small Feast' begins on Easter Sunday with a procession to carry the statue of the patron saint down from its sanctuary in the Church of Our Lady to the Church of São Francisco. The statue remains in the Church of São Francisco until the 'Big Feast' two weeks later.
This important religious festival attracts thousands of pilgrims to Loulé, who come to follow the return procession to the Church of Our Lady and to hear the high mass.
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