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Animations jacquaires à Maubourguet et Marciac

Nature and relaxation, Religious, Exhibitions, festivals and festivals, Hiking, walks and rides, Cultural heritage in Maubourguet

  • 2021: Jacquaire Year or Year of Saint Compostellane When the feast of Saint Jacques (July 25) falls on a Sunday, we speak of the Year of Jacob, the Year of Saint Compostelle or the Jubilee. The event only recurs up to 15 times per century. It was not until the end of the Middle Ages, in 1428, that we find traces of the historically attested first Holy Year of Compostela. The very old tradition of this festival was relaunched in 1965. On this occasion, hundreds of thousands of pilgrims from...
    2021: Jacquaire Year or Year of Saint Compostellane When the feast of Saint Jacques (July 25) falls on a Sunday, we speak of the Year of Jacob, the Year of Saint Compostelle or the Jubilee. The event only recurs up to 15 times per century. It was not until the end of the Middle Ages, in 1428, that we find traces of the historically attested first Holy Year of Compostela. The very old tradition of this festival was relaunched in 1965. On this occasion, hundreds of thousands of pilgrims from all over the world set out on the paths, some with the goal of arriving in Santiago on July 25. Many activities will be scheduled on the way to St Jacques. In Maubourguet: 11 am: Mass animated by the young ACE and the children of the catechism 12:30 pm: aperitif concert proposed by the Catholic help Followed by a shared meal in the gardens of the presbytery, the pilgrims are graciously invited. 4:00 p.m .: Concert of songs of Saint Jacques at the church with the participation of Lucie Tenet, song and Mathilde Herbaut, song and saxorne, former students of the Maitrise de Radio France 6:00 p.m .: Concert in the garden + aperitif dinner at La Villa Imaginaire (Pilgrim accommodation) In Marciac: Exhibition of paintings from churches on the road to Arles and paintings of the Stations of the Cross by Pablo Lameyre at the Chapel of Notre Dame de La Croix all day. 8.45am: Saint-Jacques hike, 8 km, organized by the Clap. Free coffee, departure and registration at the Marciac Tourist Office (€ 1). 11 am: mass at the Notre Dame de l'Assomption church, led by scouts from the three French movements. Picnic in the chapel of Our Lady of the Cross. Recreational afternoon with sharing of professional career paths by artist Pablo Lameyre and farmers from the region for the benefit of scouts. The afternoon ends with an exchange between these young people and Jacques Lapart, the President of the Archaeological Society of Gers, on the paths of Saint-Jacques in the Gers.
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  • On July 25, 2021