With the blessing of the palms this Palm Sunday, Monsignor Mariano José Parra Sandoval, Metropolitan Archbishop of Coro, began Holy Week in this ecclesiastical jurisdiction, with an approximate capacity of 10% of the parishioners.
In compliance with biosafety regulations, this celebration could be held and also transmitted through the social networks of this instance and be able to comply with the radical quarantine established to cut the chain of contagion of covid-19
Monsignor Mariano Parra, exhorted the faithful, through the radio media, to understand the importance of staying at home and living the activities of Holy Week through the different digital platforms, he also highlighted: “Let us remember that already in the Old Testament prophets said that God preferred the love of others than the sacrifices they could offer him. This with the intention that the parishioners can demonstrate that love for their neighbor by staying in their homes and protecting their own ”.
Likewise, the faithful present also motivated the rest of the people who could not attend, to be part of the Eucharistic celebrations from a distance mode.
Mrs. Egredis Sánchez, a parishioner of the Santa Ana Parish, shared a message for all Christians oriented to the protection of the brother as an act of charity, highlighting that the Semana Mayor can be lived from home and take care of each other.