Día de los Mártires -
Jueves 3 Octubre, 2019
Feriado seculare : Mártires de Cunhaú e Uruaçuu - The Blessed Martyrs of Natal were a group of 30 Brazilian Roman Catholic individuals – two of them priests – killed in southern Brazil in massacres that a large group of Dutch Calvinists led. One priest was a Brazilian Jesuit missionary, while the other priest was an evangelizer himself. The others were all lay Catholics, most of them anonymous members of the Church, and some of them being children. [Wikipedia]
Nossa Senhora da Aparecida -
Sabado 12 Octubre, 2019
Feriado seculare : Our Lady who Appeared refers to a statue of the Virgin Mary located in the Basilica of Aparecida in Aparecida, and patroness of Brazil. One of the most visited places in the Catholic world.