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Pre dawn resurrection in Orihuela

Mother and son are reunited for Jesus’ resurrection The Plaza Nueva was where the Brotherhoods of La Dolorosa and Cristo Resucitado met in the early hours of Easter Sunday. The meeting of the statues of the grieving Virgin...

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The She Devil and the Covered Gentleman

Orihuela’s unique Holy Saturday procession Orihuela’s procession of the Santo Entierro (Holy Burial), held on Holy Saturday, is unique in Spain. It is distinguished by two aspects: the role of the ‘Caballero...

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The last dance of Jesus

Hundreds waited to see the city’s patron returned home and the retreat of the Roman Centurians Orihuela’s Semana Santa (Holy Week) culminated with the return of the sculpture of Nuestro Padre Jesús to the San...

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Catral marks the Holy Burial

Good Friday’s procession is one of the biggest of Semana Santa Catral marked one of its most solemn and relevant prpocessions of Semana Santa (Holy Week) on Good Friday; the procession of the Santo Entierro (Holy Burial),...

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Jesus meets his mother in Pilar

Thousands turned out for Holy Wednesday’s procession Thousands of people turned out for Holy Wednesday’s procession in Pilar de la Horadada, which portrays the scene of Jesus meeting his mother, Mary, on the way to...

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Holy Wednesday is for Our Father Jesus

Hundreds of people light the way for one of Orihuela’s oldest processions It is a big evening for Orihuela’s Semana Santa on Holy Wednesday. The procession of Nuestro Padre Jesús (Our Father Jesus) is always a must...

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The night of the Salzillos

Works by one of Spain’s most famous sculptors in Orihuela’s Holy Tuesday procession   On Tuesday night, the Brotherhoods of el Perdón and el Ecce-Homo played out the sentencing of Jesus Christ at the hands of...

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