SEVILLE GOOD FRIDAY 2018: CRISTO DE LA SALUD EN LAS TRES NECESIDADES (Seville)

SEVILLE GOOD FRIDAY 2018: CRISTO DE LA SALUD EN LAS TRES NECESIDADES (Seville) The mystery represents the three necessities – stairs, shroud, and sepulcher. It depicts Christ crucified and dead, our Sorrowful Mother with St. John, Mary Magdalene, Mary Salome, Mary of Cleophas, Joseph of Arimathea and Nicodemus, as well as the images of the…

JESUS TAKES UP HIS CROSS

JESUS TAKES UP HIS CROSS “Outside the city, to the north-west of Jerusalem, there is a little hill: Golgotha is its name in Aramaic; locus Calvariae, in Latin: the place of skulls or Calvary. Offering no resistance, Jesus gives himself up to the execution of the sentence. He is to be spared nothing, and upon…

SEVILLE HOLY WEDNESDAY 2018: SANTÍSIMO CRISTO DE LA SED.

SEVILLE HOLY WEDNESDAY 2018: SANTÍSIMO CRISTO DE LA SED. “Sed” is the Spanish word for thirst. This religious image seems to depict Our Lord in the following scene: “aware that everything was now finished, in order that the Scripture might be fulfilled, Jesus said, ‘I thirst.’ There was a vessel filled with common wine. So…

JESUS ANTE CAIFÁS (Seville). Best with sound.

JESUS ANTE CAIFÁS (Seville). Best with sound.   Watch how the “costaleros” or float-bearers of the Confraternity of San Gonzalo, reputed as the best in Seville, impressively carry the processional carriage… GOSPEL MEDITATION Caiaphas, the high priest said to him, “I order you to tell us under oath before the living God whether you are…

PALM SUNDAY 2018 (SEVILLE). NUESTRO JESUS EL DESPOJADO.

  NUESTRO JESÚS EL DESPOJADO Palm Sunday 2018 Holy Week Seville “And kneeling before him, they mocked him, saying, “Hail, King of the Jews!” They spat upon him and took the reed and kept striking him on the head. And when they had mocked him, they stripped him of the cloak, dressed him in his…