SEVILLE HOLY WEEK SCENES 3


SEVILLE HOLY WEEK SCENES 3 I was surprised to see the 1st photo with an impressive glow, as it is, without filters nor retouching. Other photos show the spirit of sacrifice of penitents walking barefoot for 12 hours, and the bruised and swolled napes of the “costaleros” or float bearers, after carrying the floats during…

SEVILLE HOLY WEEK PROCESSIONS 101: AV + Q&A full text


PROCESSION INTRO FACTS: SEVILLA SEMANA SANTA. AV + Q&A full text OUTLINE: 1. Why the processions during Holy Week? 2. The order of the procession is as follows. 3. Why cover themselves with hoods? 4. Why do they join a procession which lasts for several hours? 5. How long does a procession last? 6. How…

HOLY MONDAY SCENES: SEVILLA SEMANA SANTA


HOLY MONDAY SCENES: SEVILLA SEMANA SANTA Dear brethren in Christ, here you have some photos taken during the Holy Monday procession of the confradías of San Gonzalo and of San Ignacio de Loyola as well. Had a pic with some friends who were preparing for their penitential procession already dressed with their tunics. You will…

EL CRISTO DEL AMOR HERMANDAD DEL AMOR (Seville). Prayer vid + text.


EL CRISTO DEL AMOR HERMANDAD DEL AMOR (Seville). Prayer vid + text. The sacred image of Cristo del Amor (Iglesia del Divino Salvador, Seville) is yet another masterpiece of Juan de Mesa (1620) and perhaps one of the most beautiful Crucifixion imagery in Seville. It is brought out to procession on Palm Sunday evening in…

NUESTRO SEÑOR JESÚS DE LA PASIÓN. HERMANDAD DE LA PASIÓN (Seville)


NUESTRO SEÑOR JESÚS DE LA PASIÓN. HERMANDAD DE LA PASIÓN (Seville) In Seville, different confraternities “hermandades” give an opportunity to the faithful to venerate the sacred images much closer. The sacred image is brought down from the altar so the faithful could take a closer look, pray and kiss the feet of Our Lord, represented…