“Orden Franciscana Seglar” (Third Order of St. Francis)
Procession of the Entry into Jerusalem
Time an Place
Palm Sunday (Sunday, March 24). Church of la Orden Franciscana Seglar. 11 am.
Church of la Orden Franciscana Seglar
Campiño de San Francisco – Rúa de San Francisco – Praza do Obradoiro – Fonseca - Praterías - Praza da Quintana - Praterías - Fonseca - Praza do Obradoiro - Campiño de San Francisco.
Points of Interest...
Procession featuring parish cross, band music with bugles and drums and the Municipal Music Band.
Its members wear a white serge habit with yellow wristbands, sash and hood.
The series of statues entitled “Entrada triunfal de Xesús en Xerusalén” is the work of Roberto G. del Blanco.
There have been Franciscan Tertiaries in Santiago since st. Francis visited Compostela in 1215 and founded his order; they are mentioned in the oldest remaining chronicles dating from the 17th Century.