Império do Espírito Santo da Urbanização de São Pedro

The Império do Espírito Santo da Urbanização de São Pedro is located in the parish of Santa Cruz, municipality of Praia da Vitória, situated in the urbanization with the same name.

This empire was built by the Municipality of Praia da Vitória in the first decade of the 21st century. It is a recent building, which came to replace the existing one, which had been built at the end of the third quarter of the 20th century, in 1973. This brotherhood celebrates the feast of the Divine Holy Spirit on a variable date, in the months of June/July – on the Sunday closest to June 29, St. Peter’s Day.

The festive period of this brotherhood begins with the change of the crown to the empire, where every day, at night, the rosary is recited by the brothers and other people who want to participate in this act.

During the week, pensions consisting of bread, meat and wine are distributed to brothers of the empire and needy people. On the day of the feast, the procession leaves the empire for the church, accompanied by a philharmonic, and a festive coronation mass is celebrated.

Depending on the financial availability of the party commission, there may be performances by popular music groups or a guest artist.

At night with lighting and finishings. On this day, Sundays and the commission for the following year are drawn.


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