Saint Rose of Lima, the patron saint of Lima, Peru, the Americas and the Philippines has her own public holiday where the devoted and selfless patroness is honored.
Celebrations in honor of Santa Rosa are most enthusiastic in Lima. Each year on August 30, a huge number of followers visit the Church and Sanctuary of Saint Rose in Lima, and thousands of faithful and worshippers take part in the religious celebrations and festivities in her honor. In the historic city center of Lima, a huge procession from the Church and Convent of Santo Domingo, where Santa Rosa found her last resting place, to the Cathedral on the Plaza de Armas takes place.
Read more about her biography in our article "Santa Rosa de Lima"
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Peruvian Artisan Day
Since 2008 Peru celebrates on March 19, Saint Joseph’s Day, its nearly 73,000 in the National Artisan Register (RNA) inscribed and countless non-registered artisans and crafts(wo)men with the Dia del Artesano Peruano, the Day of the Peruvian Artisan.
Date : Sunday, 19 March 2023