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The eight Friars brotherhoods parade in the procession of the Holy Burial of Christ (15/04/2017)

The streets of Las Torres de Cotillas hosted on Friday evening, April 14, the procession of the Holy Burial of Christ, from the Church of Our Father Jesus Nazareno, who took off on his shoulders known as 'La Cama' The Reclining Christ.

Started by the eight Friars brotherhoods, the image of Our Lady of the Piety, titular of the homonymous brotherhood, opened and the Virgin of the Solitude, of the Brotherhood of the Virgin of the Dolores closed.

All the gravity of Holy Week Torreña concentrated a year more in this parade, which every year has more popular support.

A day in which the inhabitants of Las Torres de Cotillas dawned to enjoy the procession of Calvary, the oldest of the local Holy Week and possibly one of the most beloved by its neighbors and neighbors.

Very colorful in the streets of Torrens since, as is tradition, also participated the eight local confraternities commemorating the Passion of Christ.

This procession, which left the church of Nuestra Señora de la Salceda, opened the image of San Pedro (of the brotherhood of the Risen Christ and Saint Peter) and closed the Virgin of Dolores (titular of the brotherhood of the same name ).

In addition, the Samaritan woman, the Christ of the Flagellation, Our Father Jesus Nazareno, the Veronica and Christ of the Fall, the Holy Crucified Christ and St. John were paraded.

And yesterday, the offices to commemorate the Passion and Death of Jesus Christ continued in the parishes of Las Torres de Cotillas, in the framework of the celebration of Holy Week 2017 municipality.

Thus, both the church of Our Lady of the Assumption and that of Our Lady the Salceda hosted in the afternoon ceremonies that had numerous parishioners attending and invited to reflection and mourning.

Without processions

Today, Holy Saturday, April 15, there will be no processions through the streets of Las Torres de Cotillas.

The only events scheduled will be in the two local churches, where at 22 o'clock the Easter Vigil will be celebrated.

"This year 'Supermercados Consum' has added to our Holy Week celebrations contributing more than 50,000 candies so that these dates are much sweeter," says the president of the Cabildo Superior de Cofradías de Las Torres de Cotillas, José Sánchez.


April 15.


22 h.

Easter Vigil in the two parishes.

April 16th.


8.30 h.

Eucharist in the Parish of Our Lady of the Salceda.

9.30 a.m.

Encounter and procession of the Risen One.

11 h.

Eucharist in the Parish of Our Lady of the Assumption.

In the afternoon there will be no celebration of the Eucharist.

Source: Ayuntamiento de Las Torres de Cotillas

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