After the thunderous noise of the firecrackers and the hubbub of the Fallas, comes the silence and introspection of the Holy Week of Sailors. He Holy Thursday It is the first day of this festival during which most people can now enjoy a well-deserved vacation and thus travel to the increasingly famous and visited places. Holy Week Processions Marineraa century-old celebration that permeates the streets of the Valencian maritime district par excellence, Cabanyal, with the religious fervor typical of that era.

On Maundy Thursday, at 8 p.m., the ceremony of Prophecy inside the Temple of Santa María del Mar and then the Collective act of visiting sacred monuments. There Eucharist of the Lord’s Supper, with washing of the feetis celebrated in several parishes in the neighborhood, while at midnight one of the most moving events of the entire Holy Week takes place, the Procession of Silence of the Royal Brotherhood of Our Father Jesus Nazarenowith the image of the Nazarene in his Second Fall with the Cross carried on the shoulders of the group of bearers of the brotherhood, supported by the brothers.

Another of the most anticipated moments of these days is the Representation of the Meeting of the Virgin Mary with the Holy Christ of the Afflicted, which takes place at 10 p.m. in front of number 92 rue José Benlliure. Then, the procession of the Seven Words wearing the Holy Christ of the Afflicted –The Christ of the Seven Words-.

At 11:30 p.m., the silence of such an important night breaks with the traditional “tamborá” in honor of the Nazarene and representation of the arrest. The Corporation of Praetorians and Penitents celebrates this event in front of its social premises, located in rue José Benlliure 47. Subsequently, the arrest by the corporation is represented.

At 11:45 p.m. begins what we call torchlight processionresponsible for the Corporation of Praetorians and Penitents in which the transfer of Jesus Nazareno carried on the shoulders took place.

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