Congregation of Turchini

The members of the Congregation of Turchini Procida are among the main protagonists of Procida Easter, one of the most anticipated events and the most beautiful and felt in Italy. It is basically an aggregation of lay religious which has been known since the end of the sixteenth century, a member of the Brotherhood, in fact, approved by the Authority Religious, recognized by the Italian State and registered in the Register of Legal Persons with the title of Public Authority for the cult.

Today it has 150 members and is based in the church of St. Thomas Aquinas.

Alongside the more strictly religious activities, participating in cultural initiatives, such as Easter Procida, which involves all the members from the evening of Holy Thursday to Holy Easter Sunday, including processions, torchlight processions and rituals that are lost in the mists of time, which in some cases date back to the sixteenth century, all enriched by an exceptional setting: that of Procida moved, tourists and journalists delighted to see such a show staged in a unique setting, that of Corricella, the Port and beautiful churches involved in the many stages that characterize this holiday season.


Marina Corricella

Via Marcello Scotti, 13

www.congregadeiturchini.it

info@congregadeiturchini.it

081 810 1922

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  • 10:00 \ 19:00
  • Lunedì - Sabato
  • Domenica
  • Public Space
Free Entry

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