In Alba de Tormes, the Teresian Jubilar Year was solemnly inaugurated in the presence of a great multitude. It will last till October 15th 2023. The prior bishop, Mons. Carlos López, had the honor of opening the holy door. Father Miguel Ángel González read the papal decree.
Ad Avila, the jubilar year was opened with a Holy Mass in the cathedral at 11:00 a.m. The previous day, Friday 14th in the Basilica of saint Teresa, the statute of the saint was solemnly transferred to the Cathedral. From there after Saturday’s eucharist, was carried in a procession thru the streets of Avila along with the image of the Madonna of charity, till returning to the Basilica. From there in the evening, one of the most heartfelt moments took place: the farewell of saint Teresa to our Lady. This moment wasn’t held since 2019 due to the pandemic.