Corpus Christi in Cusco

This year

This year "Corpus Christi" (Body of Christ) falls on Thursday June 19, 2014. On this day Catholics show a feast to celebrate the Eucharist.

The purpose of Corpus Christi is to proclaim and enhance the faith of Catholics in the presence of Jesus Christ. With this in mind, the Archbishop of Cusco invites the faithful to celebrate this traditional festival, with faith and devotion, in the courtyard of the Cathedral of Cusco. The holiday mass will be at 09:30 am in the presence of the 15 Saints and Virgins brought in procession from their respective Parishes. San Antonio from the Parish of San Cristobal

- St. Jerónimo from the Parish of the district of San Jerónimo
- San Cristóbal from the Parish of San Cristóbal
- San Sebastián from the Parish of the District of San Sebastián
- Santa Bárbara from the Parish of the District of Poroy
- Santa Ana from the Parish of Santa Ana
- Santiago Apóstol from the Parish of Santiago
- San Blas from the Parish of San Blas
- San Pedro from the Parish of San Pedro
- San José from the Parish of Bethlehem
- Virgin of the Nativity from the Parish of Almudena
- Virgin of the Remedies from the Church of Santa Catalina
- Purified Virgin from the Parish of San Pedro
- Virgin of Bethlehem from the Bethlehem Parish
- Virgin of the Immaculate Conception or "La Linda" from the Cathedral of Cusco.