The Círio de Nossa Senhora de Nazaré is an event that brings generations together, promoting devotion among the people of Pará, with more than 2 million people taking part in this great manifestation of faith. We operate in the state of Pará, with more than 5,000 employees, and we recognize the importance of strengthening traditions and supporting communities. As an official sponsor of the Círio, we believe that together we can build a better future by preserving and celebrating its roots. Let's hear it for the Círio!
We are very proud to be living the Círio de Nazaré with our employees from Pará. A tradition that guides our commitment to the state, respect for people, appreciation of culture, diversity and faith. Together, we build and strengthen our journey with Pará. Discover the story of faith of our employee Ruanderson Silva and his family.
A tribute to the Círio of Our Lady of Nazaré, worthy of applause! Artist Willame Gomes, a contributor to Grupo BBF, shares his artistic journey inspired by the biggest manifestation of faith in Belém, in the state of Pará, with the work "Palmas pro Círio".
With the support of our employees in Pará, drinking water was collected for voluntary distribution on the day of the Círio de Nossa Senhora de Nazaré, held on 08/10/2023 in the streets of Belém/PA.
On their way to the Círio of Our Lady of Nazaré, pilgrims from the municipality of Moju followed the route of faith to Belém. Around 60 pilgrims left on October 7 and arrived for the big procession on October 8. We supported all the communities around our operations. In addition, the faithful took posters and were given ten tickets to follow the festival directly from the stands of the Official Organization of the Nazareth Festival Board.
Discover the main stories from 1653 to the present day.
Communities made the journey on foot from Acará to Belém. About 120 kilometers were covered by the pilgrims in a great manifestation of faith.
Our more than five thousand employees collected water for voluntary donation on the day of the Círio. The action showed the commitment of our workers, solidarity and a sense of gratitude to Our Lady of Nazareth.
During the preparations for this year's Círio, around 15,000 devotees of Our Lady of Nazaré took part in the Círio in Concórdia do Pará. Our employees were on hand to support the local community and distribute water to the pilgrims taking part in the procession.
According to the religious calendar, the festival traditionally takes place 50 days after Easter and this year the municipality was treated to a visit from Our Lady of Nazareth. To accompany the procession, thousands of the municipality's faithful traveled to the capital Belém/PA on the second Sunday of October.
According to the Archdiocese of Belém/PA, in addition to the Círio in Belém in 2023, another 15 Círios have been planned in inland municipalities. In the municipality of Tomé-Açu, the Círio took place in September, the month before the great manifestation of faith of the Círio de Nazaré. On the second Sunday in October, thousands of Tomeaçuenses made their way to the capital of Pará.
Check out the full Círio calendar.