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The Feasts of the Man of the Sea

The Feasts of the Man of the Sea has as main theme, the tribute to fishermen and their contribution to the economyand local identity.

In the first weekend of May, religious images will be transported from the Chapel of N. S. dos Aflitos to the fishing boats (trawlers), which will performthe Sea Man's Day Maritime Procession.


It is tradition to make the Procession on land, from the chapelof St. Peter to the Chapel of N. Sra. Dos Aflitos, following tothe mass on the beach. The "Feast of the Man of the Sea" is a popular feast of great importance for the inhabitants and Fishing community asking for protection and good Faina to the Patron


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