Fraternities

Real Hermandad del Sto. Entierro de Cristo, Ntra. Sra. de la Soledad, Cristo Resucitado, y Ntra. Sra. de Loreto (Fraternity of the Sacred Funeral, Christ's Resurrection and the Virgin of Loreto)

 

Real Hermandad del Sto. Entierro de Cristo, Ntra. Sra. de la Soledad, Cristo Resucitado, y Ntra. Sra. de LoretoThe Easter Sunday gives us good news, shown by the Lord's Resurrection. Helped by the strenght of the Holy Spirit, men and women hold and push to heaven the images of Christ at the Resurrection and the Virgin of Loreto. All is joy and splendour. It is also the end of the Passion's week, one of the bests of Andalusian not only because of its art and aesthetics, but also because of its deep religious roots.

 

History

At 1712 the fraternity of the Holy Funeral and the Virgin of the Loneliness join together with the fraternity of Christ's Resurrection and the Virgin of Loreto. At the seventies of the 20th century, the women occuped a relevant play at the festive procession of the Virgin of Loreto, being the first brotherhood having its Virgin carried by the shoulders of 66 women. The Virgin of Loreto is also the Virgin of Joy, and is carried always with enthusiasm by women during the whole procession. Cheers and cries of nice! and pretty! are said by the women carrying it.

 

Dressing

Robe, shoes and cloaks in white. Pointed hood and belts in blue.

 

Sculptures

The sculpture of the Christ comes from the village of Olot. The sculpture of the Virgin is a work of Manuel Carmona.

 

Carrying Platform Throne of the Christ

It is a work of the artist of Malaga Rafael Liébana. It is made of wood and it has got a molding at its lower part as well as arm coats at its sides decorated with angel's heads and also the Jerusalem Cross. The upper part has got also several modings.

 

Carrying Platform Throne of the Virgin

Baroque style platform Throne with big size angels at its corners. The base is part of the platform throne of the Virgin of the Loneliness. The candelabra has been made by Cristóbal Martos and orfebrería Angulo. Is the only platform throne carried only by women at the Holy Week.

 

Procession Elements

A silver reproduction of the Plus Ultra airplane weared at the Virgin's hand. The gold embroidered canopy, the banner and the cloak, embroidered by the current president of the fraternity. 

At Easter Sunday's procession about 200 brothers take part in it.

It is the official procession of the Union of Fraternities and Brotherhoods, taking part all the members of this Institution at the procession.