Holy Wednesday (Wednesday, April 16 2014): PROCESSION OF 'LOS ESTUDIANTES'
Brotherhood of 'Stmo. Cristo de la Misericordia, Nuestro Padre Jesús de la Esperanza y Nuestra Señora de los Remedios'
Church of Orfas
School of Orfas (11 pm) - Toural (11:15 pm) - Rúa do Vilar (11:30 pm) - Praterías (11:45 pm) - Rúa de Xelmírez (12 am) - Rúa Nova (12:15 am) - Arco de Santa María de Salomé (12:30 am) - Rúa das Orfas (12:45 am) - Colexio das Orfas (1 am).
Points of interest...
Procession featuring guiding cross accompanied by children, band music of Nuestra Señora de la Misericordia from Viveiro and chapel music.
Its members wear a serge habit and black satin hood with ivory-coloured scapular, wristbands and cord.
The statue of “El Santísimo Cristo de la Misericordia” is an Ecce Homo sculpted by Leopoldo Rodríguez.
The brotherhood organises a special procession every year to venerate the Apostle in Praza de Praterías, the only penance station where the procession is in front of the Cathedral.
Year of Foundation
Founded in 1997
The “Cofradía de Estudiantes,” as it is commonly called, has “twinned” with brotherhoods from all over Galicia and Spain and has endeavoured to be a source of evangelisation and commitment to its surroundings by organising annual cultural and social events.