On Tuesday, August 30th, Peru celebrated Santa Rosa de Lima. This is a celebration that honors Lima´s patron saint, Saint Rose of Lima.
Celebrations of this holiday consist of a procession that parades the image of Saint Rose through the streets of Lima, including the atrium of Lima´s Cathedral.
Additionally, a mass was held in the main plaza of Lima right in front of the Cathedral. Cardinal Juan Luis Cipriani headed up the event.
After the ceremony, the parade continued throughout the historic center (more…)