23.6.09

Corpus Christi (2)

Corpus Christi
Festa de Corpus Christi - Castelo - Espírito Santo - Brasil

[pt] Este ano, 70.000 peregrinos e/ou turistas participaram da procissão, em Castelo (Espírito Santo), cujas ruas são decoradas com enormes tapetes coloridos formados por flores, serragem colorida e grãos.
Corpus Christi (expressão latina que significa Corpo de Cristo) é uma festa móvel da Igreja Católica que celebra a presença real e substancial de Cristo na Eucaristia.

[en] This year, 70.000 pilgrims and/or tourists attended the procession, in Castelo (state of Espirito Santo), where the streets are decorated with enormous colorful carpets formed by flowers, colorful sawdust and grains.
Corpus Christi (Latin for Body of Christ) is a Western Catholic feast. It is also celebrated in some churches of the Anglican Communion. Its purpose is to honour the Eucharist, which believers consider to be the actual body and blood of Christ, and as such it does not commemorate a particular event in Jesus' life.

[fr] Cette année, 70.000 pèlerins et/ou touristes ont participé à la procession, dans la ville de Castelo (État d’Espirito Santo), où les rues du centre sont décorées d’énormes tapis colorés faits de fleurs, sciures teintes et grains.
La Fête-Dieu, Fête du Saint-Sacrement ou Corpus Christi, est une fête religieuse catholique, célébrée le jeudi qui suit la Trinité, c'est-à-dire soixante jours après Pâques.

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