Loving sunday and Café with the goldcap ladies
Event locationParish church of St. Jakob
4863 Seewalchen am Attersee
ContactGold bonnet- and head cloth woman
Atterseestraße, 4863 Seewalchen am Attersee
The gold bonnet ladies invites you to church and after the holy mass to a nice meeting with coffee and cake
For those who do not know why we celebrate this tradition.
Liebstattsonntag designated in Upper Austria, Salzkammergut in particular the Fourth Sunday of Lent (Laetare).
Confirmed in 1641, the then Bishop of Passau, Gmunden Leopold Wilhelm of Austria, the "Corpus Christi Brotherhood" and allowed her, on 4 Sunday of Lent, the poor of the city invite the preordained and thus pay their love.
Over the centuries, the tradition changed. In place of feeding the poor were gingerbread hearts that are given away as a thank you for got love.
Unmarried boys did their beloved with a love heart instead their desire to engagement known.
The Liebstattsonntag is a typical Upper Austrian custom. In addition to the communities around the lake Traunsee Hallstatt, Vorchdorf Krenglbach, Bad Schallerbach, Laakirchen, buttons, Grein, Gallneukirchen, Silly village Katsdorf and sword are also mountain in Bad Goisern, baked gingerbread hearts, decorated and given away / sold.
Against any type of pain helps a real Liebstatt heart.
- Free entry
- Toilet facility
- All weather
- Suitable for groups
- Suitable for schools
- Suitable for kids (all ages)
- Suitable for seniors
- Suitable for single travelers
- Suitable for friends
- Suitable for couples
- Suitable for children
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